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Palestine Wing Personnel, units and locations


[Jul 1922 | May 1923 | Jul 1923 | Jan 1924 | May 1924]

Formed by reducing Palestine Group to Wing status on 1 April 1922

July 1922

Location Command Controlled
Ismailia, Egypt RAF Middle East
  • No 14 Squadron - Ramleh

    • Meteorological Station - Ramleh

  • No 1 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 1 Section - Jerusalem

    • 1 Section - Jenin

    • 1 Section - Semakh

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr George I Carmichael  1 Apr 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC
Sqn Ldr The Hon Laurence J E Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes  1 Apr 1922 AFC
Flt Lt John H Simpson   1 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Kenneth H Riversdale-Elliott  1 Apr 1922  
Flt Lt Victor R Gibbs  1 Apr 1922 DSC
Obs Off Arthur Neeson  1 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Gilbert Lambourne  1 Apr 1922  
Stores Officer
Flt Lt William Birkinshaw  1 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

May 1923

Location Command Controlled
Bir Salem Palestine Command
  • No 14 Squadron - Ramleh

    • Meteorological Station - Ramleh

  • No 1 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 2 Sections - Jerusalem

    • 1 Section - Semakh

  • No 2 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 1 Section - Jenin

    • 1 Section - Jerusalem

  • MT Workshops and Pool

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Thomas O'B Hubbard 22 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Sqn Ldr The Hon Laurence J E Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes  1 Apr 1922 AFC
Flt Lt Victor R Gibbs  1 Apr 1922 DSC
Fg Off Ernest H Rundle  3 Jun 1922  
Obs Off Arthur Neeson  1 Apr 1922  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt John S Goggin 13 Oct 1922  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Arthur J O Wigmore 11 Aug 1922 MB
Chaplains Branch
Rev Peter T Hutchison 28 Oct 1922  

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Location Command Controlled
Bir Salem Palestine Command
  • No 14 Squadron - Ramleh

    • Meteorological Station - Ramleh

  • No 1 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 2 Sections - Jerusalem

    • 1 Section - Semakh

  • No 2 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 1 Section - Jenin

    • 1 Section - Jerusalem

  • MT Workshops and Pool

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Thomas O'B Hubbard 22 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Flt Lt Victor R Gibbs  1 Apr 1922 DSC
Fg Off Ernest H Rundle  3 Jun 1922  
Obs Off Arthur Neeson  1 Apr 1922  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt John S Goggin 13 Oct 1922  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Arthur J O Wigmore 11 Aug 1922 MB
Chaplains Branch
Rev Peter T Hutchison 28 Oct 1922  

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Location Command Controlled
Bir Salem Palestine Command
  • No 14 Squadron - Ramleh

    • Meteorological Station - Ramleh

  • No 2 Armoured Car Company

    • HQ and 1 Section - Sarafand

    • 1 Section - Jerusalem

  • MT Workshops and Pool - Sarafand

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Thomas O'B Hubbard 22 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Flt Lt Victor R Gibbs  1 Apr 1922 DSC
Fg Off Ernest H Rundle  3 Jun 1922  
Obs Off Arthur Neeson  1 Apr 1922  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt John S Goggin 13 Oct 1922  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Location Command Controlled
Bir Salem Palestine Command

No units listed as the Wing was in the process of being disbanded

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Thomas O'B Hubbard 22 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Flt Lt Andrew Ferris 30 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Sylvester L Quine 10 Dec 1923 MC
Obs Off Arthur Neeson  1 Apr 1922  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt John S Goggin 13 Oct 1922  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

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