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RAF Wittering Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
16 May 1938 No 23 Sqn From Northolt
18 May 1938 No 213 Sqn From Church Fenton

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
Peterborough, Northamptonshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

David V Carnegie

21 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Fg Off R D G Wright 10 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt T R Wheatley   Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Officers

Flt Lt (Ret) J P Hinks    
Maj (Ret) R K B Walker   MC

Accountant Branch

Fg Off R W Marson 11 Apr 1938  
Maj (Ret) F O Mannion    

Medical Branch

Sqn Ldr P H Perkins 10 Jun 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Education Officer

Capt (TA) H G W Davis  1 Oct 1936 MA, FCS

Warrant Officers

WO I J C Jones  6 May 1938 DCM, MM
WO I C A Harris 24 May 1938  

 

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
Peterborough, Northamptonshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

David V Carnegie

21 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

John Constable-Roberts

24 Sep 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt J B Altham 10 Jul 1938 Signals duties
Fg Off R D G Wright 10 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt T R Wheatley   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off J V Hay   Assistant Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Officers

Flt Lt (Ret) J P Hinks    
Maj (Ret) R K B Walker   MC

Accountant Branch

Fg Off R W Marson 11 Apr 1938  
Maj (Ret) F O Mannion    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt J C Bowe 31 Oct 1938 MB, BCh, DPH

Education Officer

Mr W E N Clark  9 Sep 1938 BA, AMIMechE, AFRAeS

Warrant Officers

WO J C Jones  6 May 1938 DCM, MM
WO C A Harris 24 May 1938  
WO F H H Rowe 20 Apr 1938  
WO F W Duffett 27 May 1938  
WO G W Parnell 15 Sep 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
Peterborough, Northamptonshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

David V Carnegie

21 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

John Constable-Roberts

24 Sep 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt J B Altham 10 Jul 1938 Signals duties
Plt Off R A Kellow  7 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt T R Wheatley   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) C P B Sawyer   Assistant Adjutant, Indian Army

Equipment Officers

Flt Lt (Ret) J P Hinks    
Maj (Ret) R K B Walker   MC

Accountant Branch

Fg Off R W Marson 11 Apr 1938  
Maj (Ret) F O Mannion    

Medical Branch

Fg Off S J Walsh 15 Feb 1939 MB, BCh

Education Officer

Mr W E N Clark  9 Sep 1938 BA, AMIMechE, AFRAeS

Warrant Officers

WO C A Harris 24 May 1938  
WO F H H Rowe 20 Apr 1938  
WO F W Duffett 27 May 1938  
WO G W Parnell 15 Sep 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
Peterborough, Northamptonshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

David V Carnegie

21 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

John Constable-Roberts

24 Sep 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt J B Altham 10 Jul 1938 Signals duties
Plt Off R A Kellow  7 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt T R Wheatley   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) C P B Sawyer   Assistant Adjutant, Indian Army

Equipment Officers

APO C Murray 27 Mar 1939  
Flt Lt (Ret) J P Hinks    
Maj (Ret) R K B Walker   MC

Accountant Branch

Fg Off R W Marson 11 Apr 1938  
Maj (Ret) F O Mannion    

Medical Branch

Fg Off S J Walsh 15 Feb 1939 MB, BCh

Education Officer

Mr W E N Clark  9 Sep 1938 BA, AMIMechE, AFRAeS

Warrant Officers

WO C A Harris 24 May 1938  
WO F H H Rowe 20 Apr 1938  
WO F W Duffett 27 May 1938  
WO G W Parnell 15 Sep 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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