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RAF Ramleh Personnel


[Jan 1934 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Date Unit To/From/Formed
2 Nov 1933 No 6 Sqn (Det) From Ismailia

January 1934

 

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine RAF Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron (2 Flights)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ and 'A' & 'E' Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Edward B Rice  1 Jul 1933 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Dudley L Evans  1 Apr 1933 Adjutant, MC, DFC
Fg Off Leslie H Anderson 16 Oct 1933  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Henry J Hunter 10 Oct 1935  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Cyril W Price 10 Oct 1933  
Warrant Officers
WO Charles H Walker 23 Dec 1931  
WO Lambert H Rose 23 Mar 1931  
WO John Goldsmith 16 Feb 1933  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Walter G Claydon  9 Dec 1931  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine RAF Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron (1 Flight)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Douglas Harries

 9 Feb 1934 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Dudley L Evans  1 Apr 1933 Adjutant, MC, DFC
Fg Off Edgar G Reed  9 Feb 1934  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Henry J Hunter 10 Oct 1935  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Cyril W Price 10 Oct 1933  
Fg Off John A Stephenson  8 Mar 1934  
Warrant Officers
WO Herbert W Smith 17 Dec 1933 MBE
WO Charles H Walker 23 Dec 1931  
WO Lambert H Rose 23 Mar 1931  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Richard Jenkyn 26 Apr 1934  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine RAF Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron (1 Flight)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Douglas Harries

 9 Feb 1934 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Claude W L Trusk  1 Feb 1935 Adjutant, AFC
Fg Off George W Heather 24 Apr 1936  

Stores Branch

Flt Lt Henry J Hunter 10 Oct 1935  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt Cyril W Price 10 Oct 1933  
Fg Off John A Stephenson  8 Mar 1934  

Warrant Officers

WO George G Meager  7 Mar 1935  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Alfred C Mansbridge 21 Apr 1935  
WO II Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron (1 Flight)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Reginald B Mansell

 7 Sep 1936 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt William L M MacDonald  1 Mar 1936 later ACM
Fg Off George W Heather 24 Apr 1936  

-

1 Airman Pilot

Stores Branch

Flt Lt M W Keey 23 Nov 1935  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt John A Stephenson  8 Mar 1934  
Flt Lt R L M Hall  1 Feb 1936  

Warrant Officers

WO George G Meager  7 Mar 1935  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Alfred C Mansbridge 21 Apr 1935  
WO II Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  
WO II C E D Bosisto 30 Dec 1935  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron (1 Flight)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Detachment, No 1 Armoured Car Company

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Reginald B Mansell

 7 Sep 1936 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt William L M MacDonald  1 Mar 1936 Adjutant, later ACM
Flt Lt Stanley C Widdows 14 Aug 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off R G Yaxley 28 Nov 1936 MC

-

1 Airman Pilot

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt M W Keey 23 Nov 1935  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R L M Hall  1 Feb 1936  
Flt Lt C E Hunter 22 Feb 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO George G Meager  7 Mar 1935  
WO W H Dean  9 Dec 1936  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Alfred C Mansbridge 21 Apr 1935  
WO II Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
22 Nov 1937 No 6 Sqn From Ismailia

July 1938

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr A H Flower  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr William L M MacDonald  1 Mar 1936 Adjutant, later ACM
Flt Lt R G Yaxley 28 Nov 1936 MC
Fg Off R J C Michelmore 21 May 1938  

-

2 Airman Pilots

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt C W Goodchild  1 May 1938 MBE

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R L M Hall  1 Feb 1936  
Flt Lt C E Hunter 22 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C A Ball 12 May 1938  

Medical Branch

Fg Off A W St C Greig 10 May 1938  

Education Officer

Lt W Thomson  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, RAOC Supp Res, BSc, AMIAE

Warrant Officers

WO E T Beadle 26 Oct 1937  
WO Alfred C Mansbridge 21 Apr 1935  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
18 Jul 1938 No 211 Sqn From Helwan

January 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 211 (Bomber) Squadron (HQ & 2 Flights)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr A H Flower  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding,
Wg Cdr

Alfred C Sanderson

11 Nov 1938 DFC; later AM
Fg Off R J C Michelmore 21 May 1938  

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt C W Goodchild  1 May 1938 MBE

Accountant Branch

Sqn Ldr

William E V Richards

11 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R L M Hall  1 Feb 1936  
Flt Lt C E Hunter 22 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C A Ball 12 May 1938  

Medical Branch

Fg Off A W St C Greig 10 May 1938  

Education Officer

Lt W Thomson  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, RAOC Supp Res, BSc, AMIAE

Warrant Officers

WO E T Beadle 26 Oct 1937  
WO G Costick  2 Aug 1938  
WO Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 211 (Bomber) Squadron (HQ & 2 Flights)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Alfred C Sanderson

11 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AM
Flt Lt L V Bennett   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt C W Goodchild  1 May 1938 MBE

Accountant Branch

Sqn Ldr

William E V Richards

11 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt C E Hunter 22 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C A Ball 12 May 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R L Scott  7 Dec 1938 MB, ChB

Education Officer

Lt W Thomson  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, RAOC Supp Res, BSc, AMIAE

Warrant Officers

WO E T Beadle 26 Oct 1937  
WO G Costick  2 Aug 1938  
WO Alfred C Hannan 30 Jul 1934  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Palestine British Forces in Trans-Jordan and Palestine
  • SHQ

    • No 6 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 211 (Bomber) Squadron (HQ & 2 Flights)

    • No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ & 3 Sections)

    • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Alfred C Sanderson

11 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AM
Flt Lt L V Bennett   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off G E D Low   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt C W Goodchild  1 May 1938 MBE

Accountant Branch

Sqn Ldr

William E V Richards

11 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt C E Hunter 22 Feb 1937  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R L Scott  7 Dec 1938 MB, ChB

Education Officer

Lt W Thomson  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, RAOC Supp Res, BSc, AMIAE

Warrant Officers

WO E T Beadle 26 Oct 1937  
WO G Costick  2 Aug 1938  
WO A H Willis 10 Apr 1938 MM

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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