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RAF Upwood Personnel


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Date Unit To/From/Formed
1 Mar 1937 No 52 Sqn From Abingdon
3 Mar 1937 No 63 Sqn From Andover

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
near Ramsey, Huntingdonshire Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr R T B Houghton 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt E E Ellison   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt (Ret) S A Turner   Assistant Adjutant, MBE,

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt R B Horstman 27 Jan 1937  
Lt J H Thacker    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R D Pratt 27 Jan 1937  
Maj (Ret) W Norman    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt C M Carlyle-Gall 13 Mar 1937 MRCS, LRCP, DPM

Education Officer

Mr R Edwards 22 Feb 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO I C C Eggleston  7 Apr 1937  
WO I W R Foyle 23 Mar 1937  
WO I H Vatcher 23 Feb 1937 MBE
WO I A V Lewis  4 Mar 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
near Ramsey, Huntingdonshire Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr R T B Houghton 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt R A C Atkinson   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off S H Wrinch   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Officers

Lt J H Thacker    
Maj (Ret) N D Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R D Pratt 27 Jan 1937  
Maj (Ret) W Norman    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt H D Conway 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB

Education Officer

Mr R Edwards 22 Feb 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO I C C Eggleston  7 Apr 1937  
WO I W R Foyle 23 Mar 1937  
WO I H Vatcher 23 Feb 1937 MBE
WO I W H Weatherley 13 Sept 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Ramsey, Huntingdonshire Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr R T B Houghton 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr A R Sarel 13 Oct 1938  
Fg Off James N W Farmer  1 Oct 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R A C Atkinson   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off S H Wrinch   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Officers

Lt J H Thacker    
Maj (Ret) N D Williams    
Col (Ret) R H Mylne   MC, Royal Artillery

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R D Pratt 27 Jan 1937  
Maj (Ret) W Norman    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt H D Conway 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB

Dental Branch

Flt Lt L C Bellsham-Revell 10 Oct 1938 LDS

Commissioned Armament Officer

Fg Off R Hazelwood  2 Jun 1938  

Education Officer

Mr R Edwards 22 Feb 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO C C Eggleston  7 Apr 1937  
WO W R Foyle 23 Mar 1937  
WO H Vatcher 23 Feb 1937 MBE

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Ramsey, Huntingdonshire Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr R T B Houghton 12 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr A R Sarel 13 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt R A C Atkinson   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off S H Wrinch   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Flt Lt A C S Hall   RAFO

Equipment Officers

Lt J H Thacker    
Maj (Ret) N D Williams    
Col (Ret) R H Mylne   MC, Royal Artillery

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R D Pratt 27 Jan 1937  
Maj (Ret) W Norman    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt H D Conway 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB

Dental Branch

Flt Lt L C Bellsham-Revell 10 Oct 1938 LDS

Commissioned Armament Officer

Fg Off R Hazelwood  2 Jun 1938  

Education Officer

Mr R Edwards 22 Feb 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO C C Eggleston  7 Apr 1937  
WO W R Foyle 23 Mar 1937  
WO C F J Pope 21 Nov 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Ramsey, Huntingdonshire Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Ralph S Sorley

24 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding, DSC, DFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr A R Sarel 13 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt R A C Atkinson   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off S H Wrinch   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Flt Lt A C S Hall   RAFO

Equipment Branch

APO J E T Murphy 27 Mar 1939  
Lt J H Thacker    
Maj (Ret) N D Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R D Pratt 27 Jan 1937  
Maj (Ret) W Norman    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt H D Conway 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB

Dental Branch

Flt Lt L C Bellsham-Revell 10 Oct 1938 LDS

Commissioned Armament Officer

Fg Off R Hazelwood  2 Jun 1938  

Education Officer

Mr R Edwards 22 Feb 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO C C Eggleston  7 Apr 1937  
WO W R Foyle 23 Mar 1937  
WO H Vatcher 22 Mar 1939 MBE
WO C F J Pope 21 Nov 1938

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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