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RAF Scampton Personnel


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939]

Date Unit To/From/Formed
1 Oct 1936 No 9 Sqn From Aldergrove
1 Oct 1936 No 214 Sqn From Andover
7 Jun 1937 No 148 Sqn Formed

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
near Lincoln, Lincolnshire Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 9 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 148 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 214 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

John C Russell

16 Nov 1936 Officer Commanding, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr A C Evans-Evans 23 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt A B Smith   Adjutant, MC, RAFO
Capt G E Gordon-Duff   late RAF

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt R B Brown 30 May 1937  
Fg Off C P Marshall   late RAFO

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt K Fraser 24 Aug 1926  
Fg Off W E Hicks  6 Oct 1936  
Cdr (Ret) R Makin   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off G B MacGibbon  5 Feb 1937 MB, Ch B

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off R Best 26 Oct 1936  

Education Officer

Mr A G Abel 30 Sep 1936 BSc

Warrant Officers

WO I A R James 21 Sep 1936  
WO I J Flexen 22 Apr 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
10 Mar 1938 No 9 Sqn To Stradishall
10 Mar 1938 No 148 Sqn To Stradishall
14 Mar 1938 No 49 Sqn From Worthy Down
14 Mar 1938 No 83 Sqn From Turnhouse
19 Apr 1937 No 214 Sqn To Feltwell

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
near Lincoln, Lincolnshire Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 49 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 83 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Willett A Bowen Buscarlet

15 Mar 1938 Officer Commanding (Acting), DFC; later  AVM
Flt Lt A B Smith   Adjutant, MC, RAFO
Capt (Ret) G S T Dawson   MVO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off H A May 21 Apr 1938 MBE
Pay-Lt A J T Hutley   RN

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt K Fraser 24 Aug 1926  
Fg Off G A Cornish  4 Oct 1937  

Medical Branch

Fg Off G B MacGibbon  5 Feb 1937 MB, Ch B

Dental Branch

Flt Lt R A Pepper 19 Jul 1937 LDS

Education Officer

Mr D J Garland  1 Sep 1937 BSc

Warrant Officers

WO I A R James 21 Sep 1936  
WO I J Flexen 22 Apr 1937  
WO I G Ryall 26 Aug 1937  
WO I A W Allberry 29 Apr 1938  
WO I W Wilson 25 Mar 1938  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Lincoln, Lincolnshire Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 49 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 83 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt O C Bryson 30 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC, AM
Wg Cdr

Willett A Bowen Buscarlet

15 Mar 1938 DFC; later  AVM
Sqn Ldr D M Lynch-Staunton 10 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt A B Smith   Adjutant, MC, RAFO
Capt (Ret) G S T Dawson   MVO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off H A May 21 Apr 1938 MBE
Pay-Lt A J T Hutley   RN

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt K Fraser 24 Aug 1926  
Fg Off G A Cornish  4 Oct 1937  

Medical Branch

Fg Off C W Wollaston  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt R A Pepper 19 Jul 1937 LDS

Education Officer

Mr D M B Pitt  7 Sep 1938 MSc

Warrant Officers

WO A R James 21 Sep 1936  
WO J Flexen 22 Apr 1937  
WO G Ryall 26 Aug 1937  
WO A W Allberry 29 Apr 1938  
WO W Wilson 25 Mar 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Lincoln, Lincolnshire Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 49 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 83 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt O C Bryson 30 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC, AM
Sqn Ldr D M Lynch-Staunton 10 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt A B Smith   Adjutant, MC, RAFO
Capt (Ret) G S T Dawson   MVO
  J F S Hood   late AAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off H A May 21 Apr 1938 MBE
Pay-Lt A J T Hutley   RN

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt K Fraser 24 Aug 1926  
Lt Cdr (Ret) A J Croft Cohen   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off C W Wollaston  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt R A Pepper 19 Jul 1937 LDS

Education Officer

Mr D M B Pitt  7 Sep 1938 MSc

Warrant Officers

WO A R James 21 Sep 1936  
WO J Flexen 22 Apr 1937  
WO G Ryall 26 Aug 1937  
WO A W Allberry 29 Apr 1938  
WO W Wilson 25 Mar 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Lincoln, Lincolnshire Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 49 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 83 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt O C Bryson 30 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC, AM
Sqn Ldr D M Lynch-Staunton 10 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt A B Smith   Adjutant, MC, RAFO
Capt (Ret) G S T Dawson   MVO
  J F S Hood   late AAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off H A May 21 Apr 1938 MBE
APO R D Baird 27 Mar 1939  
Pay-Lt A J T Hutley   RN

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt K Fraser 24 Aug 1926  
Lt Cdr (Ret) A J Croft Cohen   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off C W Wollaston  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt C H Beamish 18 Apr 1939 LDS

Education Officer

Mr D M B Pitt  7 Sep 1938 MSc

Warrant Officers

WO A R James 21 Sep 1936  
WO J Flexen 22 Apr 1937  
WO G Ryall 26 Aug 1937  
WO A W Allberry 29 Apr 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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