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RAF Southampton (Eastleigh) Personnel


[Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939]

July 1936

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command
  • No units

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Douglas Iron

 4 Jan 1936 Officer Commanding, OBE; later A/Cdre

Stores Branch

Flt Lt B H Alder 23 Mar 1935  

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off Vincent J Casey  1 Sep 1935  

Civilian Assistant

Sqn Ldr W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, late RAF

Warrant Officer

WO I P A R Juden 10 Jan 1936

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

The name was changed to Southampton in August 1936, probably to avoid confusion with Eastleigh in Kenya.

July 1937

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command
  • FAA units accommodated when ashore

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F H Laurence 24 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding, MC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, RAFO

Equipment Officer

Fg Off (Ret) H J White    

Technical Officer

Fg Off (Ret) A Neeson   Signals duties

Warrant Officer

WO I P A R Juden 10 Jan 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command
  • FAA units accommodated when ashore

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F H Laurence 24 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding, MC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, RAFO

Equipment Officer

Flt Lt (Ret) R W Stewart    

Technical Officer

Fg Off (Ret) A Neeson   Signals duties

Warrant Officer

WO I F G Parsons 16 May 1936  
WO I C Lush  9 Aug 1937  
WO I J Williams 11 Sep 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group
  • FAA units accommodated when ashore

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F H Laurence 24 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding, MC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, RAFO
Capt M Tod   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officer

Flt Lt (Ret) R W Stewart    

Technical Officer

Fg Off (Ret) A Neeson   Signals duties

Warrant Officer

WO F G Parsons 16 May 1936  
WO H G M Reid  1 Oct 1938  
WO J Williams 11 Sep 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group
  • FAA units accommodated when ashore

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F H Laurence 24 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding, MC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, RAFO
Capt M Tod   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officer

Flt Lt (Ret) R W Stewart    

Technical Officer

Fg Off (Ret) A Neeson   Signals duties

Warrant Officer

WO F G Parsons 16 May 1936  
WO H G M Reid  1 Oct 1938  
WO J Williams 11 Sep 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
Southampton, Hampshire Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group
  • FAA units accommodated when ashore

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F H Laurence 24 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding, MC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) W L Shaw   Adjutant, MBE, RAFO
Capt M Tod   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officer

APO R H Marston  6 Mar 1939  
APO A L Cornford 27 Mar 1939  
Flt Lt (Ret) R W Stewart    

Technical Officer

Fg Off (Ret) A Neeson   Signals duties

Warrant Officer

WO F G Parsons 16 May 1936  
WO H G M Reid  1 Oct 1938  
WO J Williams 11 Sep 1937  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

[Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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