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What's New 2003?

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31 December 2003

Histories added for the following units: - No 101 Sqn, No 103 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 105 Sqn, No 111 Sqn, No 113 Sqn, No 115 Sqn, No 117 Sqn, No 118 Sqn, No 119 Sqn, No 120 Sqn, No 122 Sqn, No 123 Sqn, No 124 Sqn, No 125 Sqn, No 131 Sqn, No 132 Sqn, No 134 Sqn, No 135 Sqn, No 141 Sqn, No 142 Sqn, No 143 Sqn, No 144 Sqn,

This brings the total number of squadron histories written to 476, with a further 85 remaining.

New profiles (Hampdens) added to or replaced in the following units: -  No 185 Sqn,

New photos added to the following pages: - No 204 Sqn,

28 December 2003

New profiles (Manchesters) added to or replaced in the following units: -  No 49 Sqn, No 50 Sqn, No 61 Sqn, No 83 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 106 Sqn, No 207 Sqn,

New profiles (Hampdens) added to or replaced in the following units: -  No 7 Sqn, No 44 Sqn, No 49 Sqn, No 50 Sqn, No 61 Sqn, No 76 Sqn, No 83 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 106 Sqn, No 144 Sqn, No 185 Sqn, No 207 Sqn, No 408 Sqn, No 415 Sqn, No 420 Sqn, No 455 Sqn, No 489 Sqn, No 517 Sqn, No 519 Sqn, No 521 Sqn.

Histories added for the following units: - No 176 Sqn, No 177 Sqn, No 178 Sqn, No 179 Sqn, No 186 Sqn, No 187 Sqn, No 188 Sqn, No 189 Sqn, No 190 Sqn, No 191 Sqn, No 192 Sqn, No 193 Sqn, No 194 Sqn, No 195 Sqn, No 196 Sqn, No 197 Sqn, No 198 Sqn, No 199 Sqn, No 200 Sqn,

This brings the total number of squadron histories written to 456, with a further 105 remaining.

 

26 December 2003

Histories added for the following units: - No 51 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 53 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 55 Sqn, No 72 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 74 Sqn, No 75 Sqn, No 76 Sqn, No 77 Sqn, No 78 Sqn, No 79 Sqn, No 80 Sqn, No 86 Sqn, No 87 Sqn, No 89 Sqn, No 90 Sqn, No 96 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 99 Sqn.

This brings the total number of squadron histories written to 437, with a further 124 remaining.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section

 

22 December 2003

New profiles (Tornado F Mk 3s) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 5 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 43 Sqn, No 56 Sqn, No 65 Sqn, No 111 Sqn

New profiles (Tornado GR Mk 4s) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 12 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 15 Sqn, No 31 Sqn, No 617 Sqn

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

20 December 2003

Having discovered that many of my recently amended graphics had not been updated on the server I have been through these images re-installing them and deleting the old ones, these should now show up correctly now.

New profiles (Tornado GR Mk 1s) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 12 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 15 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 17 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 31 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 617 Sqn

13 December 2003

New profiles (Jaguars) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 17 SqnNo 31 Sqn, No 41 Sqn, No 54 Sqn,

Aircraft and Marking page added for the following units: - No 226 OCU,

Details of No 30 Squadron Reunion added to Reunions page.

8 December 2003

New profiles (Phantoms) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 17 Sqn, No 19 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 31 Sqn, No 41 Sqn, No 43 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 56 Sqn, No 64 Sqn, No 74 Sqn, No 92 Sqn, No 111 Sqn.

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section

4 December 2003

New profiles (Bristol Blenheim IV) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 8 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 42 Sqn, No 113 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 139 Sqn, No 162 Sqn, No 203 Sqn, No 244 Sqn, No 454 Sqn, No 614 Sqn.

New profiles (Bristol Blenheim IV) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 15 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 21 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 35 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 40 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 53 Sqn, No 55 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 59 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 84 Sqn, No 86 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 90 Sqn, No 101 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 105 Sqn, No 107 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 110 Sqn, No 113 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 140 Sqn, No 143 Sqn, No 162 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 203 Sqn, No 211 Sqn, No 218 Sqn, No 226 Sqn, No 233 Sqn, No 235 Sqn, No 236 Sqn, No 244 Sqn, No 248 Sqn, No 252 Sqn, No 254 Sqn, No 272 Sqn, No 287 Sqn, No 288 Sqn, No 289 Sqn, No 404 Sqn, No 406 Sqn, No 407 Sqn, No 459 Sqn, No 489 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 516 Sqn, No 521 Sqn, No 526 Sqn, No 527 Sqn, No 528 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 614 Sqn.

New details added to the following unit commanders: - HQ British Forces, Aden, HQ British Forces Arabian Peninsula

Four new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

30 November 2003

New profiles (Bristol Blenheim I) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 21 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 30 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 44 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 55 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 61 Sqn, No 62 Sqn, No 64 Sqn, No 68 Sqn, No 113 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 84 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 90 Sqn, No 92 Sqn, No 101 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 107 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 110 Sqn, No 139 Sqn, No 141 Sqn, No 144 Sqn, No 145 Sqn, No 203 Sqn, No 211 Sqn, No 219 Sqn, No 222 Sqn, No 223 Sqn, No 229 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 235 Sqn, No 236 Sqn, No 242 Sqn, No 245 Sqn, No 248 Sqn, No 252 Sqn, No 254 Sqn, No 267 Sqn, No 285 Sqn, No 406 Sqn, No 600 Sqn, No 601 Sqn, No 604 Sqn, No 608 Sqn,

New profiles (Hawker Audax) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 61 Sqn, No 63 Sqn, No 77 Sqn, No 105 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 144 Sqn, No 146 Sqn, No 148 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 208 Sqn, No 211 Sqn, No 226 Sqn, No 237 Sqn, No 615 Sqn,

New profiles (Hawker Hector) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 2 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 53 Sqn, No 59 Sqn, No 296 Sqn, No 602 Sqn, No 612 Sqn, No 613 Sqn, No 614 Sqn, No 615 Sqn,

New profiles (Hawker Demon) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 41 Sqn, No 64 Sqn, No 65 Sqn, No 74 Sqn, No 208 Sqn, No 600 Sqn, No 601 Sqn, No 604 Sqn, No 607 Sqn, No 608 Sqn.

New profiles (Hawker Hardy) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 6 Sqn, No 30 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 237 Sqn.

Details of one new reunion in the Reunions section

 

23 November 2003

Histories added for the following units: - No 66 Sqn, No 67 Sqn, No 68 Sqn, No 70 Sqn, No 216 Sqn, No 217 Sqn, No 218 Sqn, No 219 Sqn, No 251 Sqn, No 253 Sqn, No 254 Sqn, No 255 Sqn

Badges added to the following units: - No 217 Sqn, No 218 Sqn, No 220 Sqn, No 251 Sqn, No 252 Sqn, No 254 Sqn, No 255 Sqn,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

Details of one new reunion in the Reunions section

16 November 2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, G Bartholomew, E D Barnes, H Broadhurst, N R Buckle, C S Cadell, G P H Carter, F H Coleman, J P Coleman, C W Dicken, J H Edwardes-Jones, C H Elliott-Smith, H H MacL Fraser, A N Gallehawk, C F H Grace, C McK Grierson, V E Groom, W J Y Guilfoyle, H A Haines, J G Hearson, G K Horner, D Macfadyen, L L MacLean, C W Meredith, H N St V Norman, A P Revington, B H C Russell, J R Rhys-Jones, D N Roberts, A C H Sharp, C B Wincott,

New photos added to No 29 Sqn - courtesy of William Hunter Johnson.

Four new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

 

12 November 2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - B E Baker, Earl of Bandon, G Bartholomew, R S Blucke, J N Boothman, J D Boyle, H G Brackley, W S Brancker, C J Q Brand, J J Breen, C D Breese, H D Briggs, H Broadhurst, H Le M Brock, G R Bromet, H H Brookes, L O Brown, W D Budgen, C S Cadell, L W Cannon, L E O Charlton, R A Chisholm, F H Coleman, L G LeB Croke, J H D'Albiac, W F Dickson, W S Douglas, C H K Edmonds, A S Ellerton, C H Elliott-Smith, C L Falconer, A L Fiddament, E H Fielden, A J W Geddes, R V Goddard, J R Hallings-Pott, A T Harris, A V Harvey, L N Hollinghurst, E C Hudleston, G B Keily, T L Leigh-Mallory, H P Lloyd, K B Lloyd, F W Long, A M Longmore, H T Lydford, W M L MacDonald, J M Mason, A W B McDonald, A McKee, D G Morris, E W Norton, F L Pearce, L F Pendred, R L Ragg, A P Revington, E D M Robertson, J R Scarlett-Streatfield, A C H Sharp, H F G Southey, R H S Spaight, W E Staton, S C Strafford, A W Tedder, M Thomas, H M Trenchard, H S P Walmsley, S N Webster,

2 November 2003

Histories added for the following units: - No 71 Sqn, No 112 Sqn, No 121 Sqn, No 133 Sqn,

1 November 2003

New profiles (Hawker Hinds) added to or replaced in the following units: - No12 Sqn, No 15 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 21 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 40 Sqn, No 44 Sqn, No 49 Sqn, No 50 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 62 Sqn, No 63 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 83 Sqn, No 88 Sqn, No 90 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 103 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 106 Sqn, No 107 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 110 Sqn, No 113 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 139 Sqn, No 142 Sqn, No 185 Sqn, No 211 Sqn, No 218 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 501 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 503 Sqn, No 504 Sqn, No 602 Sqn, No 603 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 609 Sqn, No 610 Sqn, No 611 Sqn, No 613 Sqn, No 614 Sqn, No 616 Sqn.

New profiles (Hawker Harts) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 5 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 12 Sqn, No 15 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 33 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 40 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 142 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 237 Sqn, No 296 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 503 Sqn, No 510 Sqn, No 600 Sqn, No 601 Sqn, No 602 Sqn, No 603 Sqn, No 604 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 609 Sqn, No 610 Sqn, No 611 Sqn.

New profiles (Vickers Vimy) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 7 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 70 Sqn, No 99 Sqn, No 100 Sqn, No 216 Sqn, No 502 Sqn.

New profiles (Vickers Virginias) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 7 Sqn, No 9 Sqn, No 10 Sqn, No 51 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 214 Sqn, No 215 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 502 Sqn.

Histories added for the following units: - No 81 Sqn, No 82 Sqn,

New details added to Reunion section

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section

27 October 2003

New profiles (Westland Wapiti) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 5 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 30 Sqn, No 31 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 55 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 84 Sqn, No 501 Sqn, No 600 Sqn, No 601 Sqn, No 602 Sqn, No 603 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 607 Sqn, No 608 Sqn.

New profiles (Avro 504N) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 24 Sqn, No 501 Sqn

One new request for help in the Help Wanted section

New details added to Reunion section

Photos of medal groups added to L F Sinclair (courtesy of Terry Hissey)

 

21 October 2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G K Horner,

Histories added for the following units: - No 148 Sqn,

Two new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

8 October 2003

Histories added for the following units: - No 56 Sqn, No 57 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 62 Sqn, No 63 Sqn, No 64 Sqn, No 65 Sqn, No 169 Sqn

The search facility has been reset and is now working.

5 October 2003

New profiles (Hunter FGA Mk 9 and FR Mk 10) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 1 Sqn, No 2 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 43 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 79 Sqn, No 208 Sqn, TWU/No 1 TWU

New profiles (Hunter T Mk 7) added to or replaced in the following units: -  No 15 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 216 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 237 OCU, TWU/No 1 TWU

New markings pages added for the following units :- No 237 OCU,

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G Bartholomew, A P Bett, H Broadhurst, N R Buckle, W G Cheshire, C E Chilton, J H Edwardes-Jones, S H C Gray, W H Merton, H L Patch, H J G E Proud, D N Roberts, H F G Southey, J B M Wallis, J Warburton, A H Wheeler, J R Whitley,

4 October 2003

New profiles (Hunter F Mk 6) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 1 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 19 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 43 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 56 Sqn, No 63 Sqn, No 65 Sqn, No 66 Sqn, No 74 Sqn, No 79 Sqn, No 92 Sqn, No 93 Sqn, No 111 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 247 Sqn, No 263 Sqn, No 229 OCU, TWU/No 1 TWU,

Group photo added to No 257 Sqn history

Three new requests for help in the Help Wanted section

New markings pages added for the following units :- No 229 OCU, TWU/No 1 TWU,

28 September 2003

New profiles (Hunter F Mk 1) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 43 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 222 Sqn

New profiles (Hunter F Mk 2) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 257 Sqn, No 263 Sqn

New profiles (Hunter F Mk 4) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 3 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 43 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 66 Sqn, No 67 Sqn, No 71 Sqn, No 74 Sqn, No 92 Sqn, No 93 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 111 Sqn, No 112 Sqn, No 118 Sqn, No 130 Sqn, No 145 Sqn, No 222 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 245 Sqn,

New profiles (Hunter F Mk 5) added to or replaced in the following units: - No 1 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 41 Sqn, No 56 Sqn, No 263 Sqn.

26 September 2003

Photo of AM Sir Thomas Williams added. 

Improvements made to the Main Menu.

23 September 2003

Replacement of  third party profiles by my own continues with those of the Spitfire I, II, V, IX, XI, XIV, XVI, 18 & 21.

20 September 2003

Many third party profiles have now been replaced by my own, these include profiles of Bristol F2Bs, Sopwith Pups, Triplanes, Camels and Snipes from WW1 and Hurricane Is from WW2.

More appeals posted in the Help Wanted section 

 

8 September 2003

New profiles (Vampire FB Mk 9) added to the following units: - No 6 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 32 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 118 Sqn, No 213 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 249 Sqn, No 501 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 613 Sqn, No 614 Sqn.

New profiles (Vampire NF Mk 10) added to the following units: - No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 151 Sqn.

This completes the addition of Vampire profiles.

5 September 2003

New profiles (Vampire F Mk 3) added to the following units: - No 5 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 32 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 72 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 247 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 601 Sqn, No 604 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 614 Sqn.

New profiles (Vampire FB Mk 5) added to the following units: - No 3 Sqn, No 4 Sqn, No 5 Sqn, No 6 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 16 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 26 Sqn, No 28 Sqn, No 32 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 60 Sqn, No 67 Sqn, No 71 Sqn, No 72 Sqn, No 73 Sqn, No 93 Sqn, No 94 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 112 Sqn, No 118 Sqn, No 145 Sqn, No 185 Sqn, No 213 Sqn, No 234 Sqn, No 247 Sqn, No 249 Sqn, No 266 Sqn, No 501 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 602 Sqn, No 603 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 607 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 609 Sqn,

New Reunions section added

New request added to Help Wanted section

31 August 2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, W J M Akerman, A W Bigsworth, W A D Brook, W B Callaway, A R Churchman, N L Desoer, R M Foster, P F Fullard, R Kellett, D W Lane, R L G Marix, W P G Pretty, H M Probyn, W J Seward, B E Sutton, J L Vachell,

New AOC/OC's added to the following units: - No 42 Group, No 200 Group, No 201 Group

No unit histories added for the following: - No 47 Sqn, No 48 Sqn, No 49 Sqn, No 50 Sqn,

New profiles (Vampire F Mk 1) added to the following units: - No 3 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 54 Sqn, No 72 Sqn, No 130 Sqn, No 247 Sqn, No 501 Sqn, No 595 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 613 Sqn, No 631 Sqn.

New request in Help Wanted Section

 

14 August 2003

New profiles (Mosquito XV, XIX & XVIIIs) added to the following units: - No 85 Sqn, No 157 Sqn, No 169 Sqn, No 176 Sqn, No 248 Sqn, No 254 Sqn, No 255 Sqn, No 256 Sqn, No 618 Sqn,

New profiles (Mosquito VI & 26s) added to the following units: - No 4 Sqn, No 8 Sqn, No 11 Sqn, No 14 Sqn, No 18 Sqn, No 21 Sqn, No 22 Sqn, No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 36 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 45 Sqn, No 47 Sqn, No 55 Sqn, No 69 Sqn, No 82 Sqn, No 84 Sqn, No 89 Sqn, No 107 Sqn, No 110 Sqn, No 114 Sqn, No 141 Sqn, No 143 Sqn, No 151 Sqn, No 157 Sqn, No 162 Sqn, No 169 Sqn, No 211 Sqn, No 235 Sqn, No 239 Sqn, No 248 Sqn, No 249 Sqn, No 256 Sqn, No 264 Sqn, No 268 Sqn, No 305 Sqn, No 307 Sqn, No 333 Sqn, No 334 Sqn, No 404 Sqn, No 418 Sqn, No 456 Sqn, No 464 Sqn, No 489 Sqn, No 515 Sqn, No 540 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 613 Sqn, No 617 Sqn, No 618 Sqn, No 681 Sqn, No 684 Sqn.

This now completes the addition of Mosquito profiles

10 August 2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - I T Lloyd,

New profiles (Mosquito II, XII, XIII, XIX, XXX & 36s) added to the following units: - No 23 Sqn, No 25 Sqn, No 27 Sqn, No 29 Sqn, No 39 Sqn, No 46 Sqn, No 68 Sqn, No 85 Sqn, No 96 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 125 Sqn, No 141 Sqn, No 151 Sqn, No 157 Sqn, No 169 Sqn, No 199 Sqn, No 219 Sqn, No 239 Sqn, No 255 Sqn, No 256 Sqn, No 264 Sqn, No 307 Sqn, No 333 Sqn, No 406 Sqn, No 409 Sqn, No 410 Sqn, No 418 Sqn, No 456 Sqn, No 488 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 504 Sqn, No 515 Sqn, No 600 Sqn, No 604 Sqn, No 605 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 609 Sqn, No 681 Sqn, No 684 Sqn,

New profiles (Mosquito IV, IX, XVI XX, XXV & 35s) added to the following units: - No 14 Sqn, No 69 Sqn, No 98 Sqn, No 105 Sqn, No 109 Sqn, No 128 Sqn, No 139 Sqn, No 142 Sqn, No 162 Sqn, No 163 Sqn, No 176 Sqn, No 180 Sqn, No 192 Sqn, No 256 Sqn, No 521 Sqn, No 527 Sqn, No 571 Sqn, No 608 Sqn, No 618 Sqn, No 627 Sqn, No 692 Sqn,

 New profiles (PR Mosquitoes) added to the following units: - No 4 Sqn, No 13 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 81 Sqn, No 69 Sqn, No 140 Sqn, No 192 Sqn, No 400 Sqn, No 540 Sqn, No 544 Sqn, No 680 Sqn, No 681 Sqn, No 683 Sqn, No 684 Sqn,

 

1 August 2003

All markings pages have now been updated with usage dates having been added for all types.

New profiles (Anson I) added to the following units: - No 48 Sqn, No 192 Sqn, No 206 Sqn, No 217 Sqn, No 233 Sqn, No 278 SqnNo 321 Sqn, No 500 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 608 Sqn.

New profiles (Anson C Mk 12, 19 and 21) added to the following units: - No 8 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 31 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 81 Sqn, No 116 Sqn, No 147 Sqn, No 167 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 187 Sqn, No 228 Sqn, No 275 Sqn, No 353 Sqn, No 527 Sqn,

29 July  2003

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 450 Sqn, No 451 Sqn, No 452 Sqn, No 453 Sqn, No 454 Sqn, No 455 Sqn, No 456 Sqn, No 457 Sqn, No 458 Sqn, No 459 SqnNo 460 Sqn, No 461 Sqn, No 462 Sqn, No 463 Sqn, No 464 Sqn, No 466 Sqn, No 467 Sqn

This now completes all the entries for the Commonwealth squadrons and those of the Allied nations, serving under RAF control during WW2.

Squadron Badges added to the following: - No 450 Sqn, No 453 Sqn, No 455 Sqn, No 461 Sqn, No 463 Sqn, No 464 Sqn.

28 July  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - A S Barratt, E B C Betts, A W Bigsworth, G R Bromet, L O Brown, J B Cole-Hamilton, R M Groves, W J Y Guilfoyle, D Harries, F K Haskins, A Hesketh, R E T Hogg, C L Lambe, R P Mills, E W Norton, R G Parry, A D Rogers, R P Ross, R  E Saul, B E Sutton, H K Thorold, A V Vyvyan, H E P Wigglesworth, F G Willock,

Updated entries made to the following sections : - Bomber Command Bases

New entry added to Achieves section

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 400 Sqn, No 401 Sqn, No 402 Sqn, No 403 Sqn, No 404 Sqn, No 406 Sqn, No 407 Sqn, No 409 Sqn, No 410 Sqn, No 411 Sqn, No 412 Sqn, No 413 Sqn, No 414 Sqn, No 416 Sqn, No 417 Sqn, No 418 Sqn, No 421 Sqn, No 422 Sqn, No 423 Sqn, No 429 Sqn, No 430 Sqn, No 431 Sqn, No 432 Sqn, No 433 Sqn, No 434 Sqn, No 435 Sqn, No 436 Sqn, No 437 Sqn, No 438 Sqn, No 439 Sqn, No 440 Sqn, No 441 Sqn, No 442 Sqn, No 443 Sqn.

This completes the histories of the RCAF units under RAF command during WW2.

Squadron Badges added to the following: - No 400 Sqn, No 407 Sqn, No 414 Sqn, No 437 Sqn.

25 July  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - D F W Atcherley, R L R Atcherley, Earl of Bandon, G G Banting, L K Barnes, V B Bennett, A P Bett, E B C Betts, R S Blucke, C A Bouchier, G H Boyce, C J Q Brand, C D Breese, H Broadhurst, I E Brodie, E I Bussell, W B Callaway, L W Cannon, A J Capel, G L Carter, G P H Carter, B A Chacksfield, H V Champion de Crespigny, R A Chisholm, A R Churchman, R H Clark-Hall, R Collishaw, H A Constantine, H I Cozens, G LeB Croke, A D Cunningham, G B Dacre, N L Desoer, C W Dicken, L W Dickens, H H Down, C H K Edmonds, A S Ellerton, W Elliott, A B Ellwood, J G Elton, S C Elworthy, E H Fielden, R M Foster, O R Gayford, A J W Geddes, E L GossageJ W B Grigson, V E Groom, H A Haines, A V Harvey, J G Hawtrey, L N Hollinghurst, R Ivelaw-Chapman, G T Jarman, R Kellett, E J Kingston-McClaughry, R Leckie, T L Leigh-Mallory, F J Linnell, W M L MacDonald, W E G Mann, R L G Marix, J M Mason, F H M Maynard, W A McClaughry, A W B McDonald, T N McEvoy, H D McGregor, R G Parry, L A Pattinson, F L Pearce, L F Pendred, T G Pike, N A P Pritchett, H M Probyn, J C Quinnell, A D Rogers, B H C Russell, H B Russell, C R Samson, R E Saul, H W L Saunders, N C Singer, W E Staton, C R Steele, S C Strafford, F H Sykes, G W Tuttle, J B M Wallis, H S P Walmsley, E F Waring, A D Warrington-Morris, S N Webster, H E P Wigglesworth, T M Williams, A M Wray, A V Vyvyan,

21 July  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G M Lawson, C F De S Murphy, R D Oxland, R P M Whitham,

Squadron Badges added to the following: - No 487 Sqn*, No 488 Sqn*, No 489 Sqn*, No 490 Sqn*.

* These Badges were provided by the Air Force Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand.

20 July  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - C D Adams, E B Addison, W J M Akerman, D F W Atcherley, R L R Atcherley, G B A Baker, J E A Baldwin, Earl of Bandon, G G Banting, E D Barnes, B H F Barnett, V B Bennett, E B C Betts, J A Boret, N H Bottomley, C A Bouchier, C D C Boyce, D A Boyle, H G Brackley, J S T Bradley, C D Breese, H Broadhurst, G R Bromet, H H Brookes, L O Brown, E S Burns, K C Buss, L W Cannon, A J Capel, G L Carter, R A Cochrane, D Colyer, A Coningham, H A Constantine, W J Crisham, G B Dacre, N H D'Aeth, A P Davidson, A D Davies, W L Dawson, N S Desoer, L W Dickens, F P Don, W S Douglas, R M Drummond, W H Dunn, J A Easton, A S Ellerton, C H Elliott-Smith, T W Elmhirst, S C Elworthy, B E Embry, C L Falconer, F J Fogarty, R M Foster, W MacN Foster, F J Fressanges, N H Fresson, R V Goddard, E S Goodwin, R G Gardner, R Graham, G W P Grant, J A GrayC McK Grierson, J W B Grigson, V E Groom, C E N Guest, J D I Hardman, A T Harris, R Harrison, G D Harvey, L N Hollinghurst, F L Hopps, E C Hudleston, J T Jarman, E D Johnson, R C Jonas, R B Jordan, H S Kerby, A Lees, R B Lees, I T Lloyd, K B Lloyd, C E W Lockyer, L L MacLean, S D MacDonald, D MacFadyen, P E Maitland, W E G Mann, R L G Marix, H M Massey, F H M Maynard, A W B McDonald, T N McEvoy, H D McGregor, L D D McKean, A McKee, J W F Merer, W H Merton, G H Mills, G E Nicholetts, N C Ogilvie-Forbes, M D Ommanney, A H Orlebar, H L Patch, N S Paynter, F L Pearce, H M Pearson, C B R Pelly, G Pirie, W P G Pretty, R L Ragg, A J Rankin, A P Revington, A P Ritchie, J M Robb, B H C Russell, H B Russell, A P M Sanders, H V Satterley, R H M S Saundby, G I L Saye, J Silvester, S P Simpson, L F Sinclair, L H Slatter, H F G Southey, W Sowrey, G R C Spencer, C R Steele, C A Stevens, F R D Swain, M L Taylor, J A Tester, D L Thomson, J H S Tyssen, G O Venn, C McC Vincent, H S P Walmsley, A H Wann, M Watson, T M Williams, J B M Wallis, J G W Weston, R P M Whitham, J R Whitley, H E P Wigglesworth, F Woolley, A M Wray,

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 419 Sqn, No 420 Sqn, No 424 Sqn, No 425 Sqn, No 426 Sqn, No 427 Sqn, No 428 Sqn,

 

13 July  2003

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 99 Sqn, No 271 Sqn, No 272 Sqn, No 273 Sqn, No 274 Sqn, No 326 Sqn, No 327 Sqn, No 328 Sqn, No 330 Sqn, No 331 Sqn, No 332 Sqn, No 333 Sqn, No 334 Sqn, No 335 Sqn, No 336 Sqn, No 340 Sqn, No 341 Sqn, No 343 Sqn, No 344 Sqn, No 345 Sqn, No 346 Sqn, No 347 Sqn, No 349 Sqn, No 350 Sqn, No 351 Sqn, No 352 Sqn, No 360 Sqn, No 405 Sqn, No 415 Sqn,

10 July  2003

A news ticker service as been added to the home page, courtesy of MOD Oracle

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - R K Bagnall-Wild, G H Boyce, E I Bussell, H G Crowe, G Harcourt-Smith, C E H Rathborne, K Wigram,

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 296 Sqn, No 297 Sqn, No 298 Sqn, No 299 Sqn, No 300 Sqn, No 301 Sqn, No 302 Sqn, No 303 Sqn, No 304 Sqn, No 305 Sqn, No 306 Sqn, No 307 Sqn, No 308 Sqn, No 309 Sqn, No 310 Sqn, No 311 Sqn, No 312 Sqn, No 313 Sqn, No 315 Sqn, No 316 Sqn, No 317 Sqn, No 318 Sqn, No 320 Sqn, No 321 Sqn, No 322 Sqn,

5 July  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - D L Blackford, C A Bouchier, C D C Boyce, A R Churchman, C C Darley, E D H Davies, L Darvall, O W de Putron, N L Desoer, W S Douglas, R M Drummond, A Earle, H H MacL Fraser, O R Gayford, A J W Geddes, R V Goddard, G S Hodson, R Ivelaw-Chapman, W M L MacDonald, L F Pendred, B H C Russell, T M Williams,

New entries added to the following unit histories: - No 46 Sqn, No 84 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 275 Sqn, No 276 Sqn, No 277 Sqn, No 278 Sqn, No 279 Sqn, No 280 Sqn, No 281 Sqn, No 282 Sqn, No 283 Sqn, No 284 Sqn, No 285 Sqn, No 286 Sqn, No 287 Sqn, No 288 Sqn, No 289 Sqn, No 290 Sqn, No 291 Sqn, No 292 Sqn, No 293 Sqn, No 294 Sqn, No 295 Sqn

25 June  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - C D Adams, D F W Atcherley, I M Bonham-Carter, O T Boyd, H Broadhurst, W E G Bryant, R A Chisholm, K B B Cross, H G Crowe, A B Ellwood, A Fletcher, A S Forbes, O R Gayford, R V Goddard, J W B Grigson, F C Jenkins, G B Keily, H S Kerby, G M Lawson, W G S Mitchell, D G Morris, W E Staton, W W Straight, A M Wray,

New additions made to Air Council appointments and Experimental Establishments, Directly Administered Units, School and Staff College Appointments, Flying Establishments, NATO Appointments.

Unit history added for : - No 5 OTU.

14 June  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - D F W Atcherley, D C T Bennett, J N Boothman, N R Buckle, G L Carter, R A Chisholm, L W Dickens, B E Embry, N H Fresson, S Graham, A V Harvey, H Peake, L F Sinclair, D L Thomson, A M Wray,

7 June  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - D F W Atcherley, F Beaumont, V B Bennett, A G Bishop, C A Bouchier, C D C Boyce, N R Buckle, H E Bufton, W G Cheshire, F H Coleman, A Coningham, C R Cox, K B B Cross, A D Davies, O W de Putron, C W Dicken, L W Dickens, W S Douglas, W H Dunn, B E Embry, H H MacL Fraser, A J W Geddes, G W P Grant, H A Haines, G Harcourt-Smith, R M Hill, E L Howard-Williams, E C Hudleston, H J F Hunter, G T Jarman, P B Joubert de la Ferte, G B Keily, R Kellett, F Kirk, R J Legg, N D K MacEwen, A MacGregor, P C Maltby, J Marsden, A C Maund, R F S Morton, A D Murray, A W Mylne, F L Pearce, C B R Pelly, C F A Portal, H M Probyn, A J Rankin, A P Ritchie, W G H Salmond, A P M Sanders, R H M S Saundby, H W L Saunders, H G Smart, R S Sorley, G R C Spencer, S E Storrar, E D Swinton, A W Tedder, J A Tester, M Thomas, H N Thornton, J Warburton, A R Wardle, J Whitford, J W Whitworth-Jones,

1 June  2003

Squadron histories added for the following squadrons: - No 59, No 116, No 206, No 220

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, B E Baker, L K Barnes, D H F Barnett, D W Bayne, G R Beamish, F Beaumont, E B C Betts, D L Blackford, R S Blucke, J N Boothman, J A Boret, C A Bouchier, D A Boyle, J J Breen, H Broadhurst, I E Brodie, G R Bromet, W D Budgen, B A Chacksfield, R A Cochrane, D Colyer, A Coningham, H I Cozens, K B B Cross, H G Crowe, L Darvall, A D Davies, O W de Putron, N L Desoer, W F Dickson, W S Douglas, P R M Drummond, A Durston, A Earle, W Elliott, T W Elmhirst, S C Elworthy, B E Embry, D C S Evill, W MacN Foster, A G R Garrod, A J W Geddes, R V Goddard, S Graham, J A Gray, S H C Gray, C E N Guest, G Harcourt-Smith, A T Harris, G S Hodson, G K Horner, E C Hudleston, H J F Hunter, F F Inglis, G T Jarman, G B Keily, R Kellett, E J Kingston-McClaughry, J L Kirby, H J Kirkpatrick, A P Ledger, R B Lees, I T Lloyd, A MacGregor, P C Maltby, R B Maycock, A W B McDonald, L L D McKean, C E H Medhurst, F J W Mellersh, C O F Modin, D G Morris, A H Montgomery, G E Nicholetts, C B R Pelly, C F A Portal, C W H Pulford, R L Ragg, H B Russell, H V Satterly, R H M S Saundby, H W L Saunders, S P Simpson, N C Singer, L H Slatter, J C Slessor, W E Staton, A C Stevens, F R D Swain, M L Taylor, A W Tedder, R E deT Vintras, R N Waite, G A Walker, F M F West, J R Whitley, C G Wigglesworth, H E P Wigglesworth, R P Willock,

 

29 May  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - W J M Akerman, N S Allinson, D F W Atcherley, R L R Atcherley, B E Baker, Earl of Bandon, E D Barnes, R S Blucke, J A Boret, H Broadhurst, J D Breakey, E S Burns, C S Cadell, N Carter, R A Chisholm, D Colyer, W A Coryton, A P Davidson, A Earle, D C S Evill, C L Falconer, C H Flinn, F J Fogarty, R M Foster, W MacN Foster, F J Fressanges, R A George, G E Gibbs, A D Gillmore, G W P Grant, V E Groom, G D Harvey, J G Hawtrey, R M Hill, F L Hopps, E C Hudleston, F F Inglis, R Ivelaw-Chapman, R B Jordan, G B Keily, F Kirk, K B Lloyd, C E W Lockyer, D Macfadyen, S D Macdonald, T N McEvoy, R L G Marix, F H M Maynard, A McKee, C E H Medhurst, N C Ogilvie-Forbes, L T Pankhurst, H L Patch, L G S Payne, R E C Peirse, T G Pike, C F A Portal, T B Prickman, A J Rankin, A P Revington, B V Reynolds, B H C Russell, H B Russell, H V Satterley, G S Shaw, L F Sinclair, R S Sorley, C B S Spackman, R H S Spaight, G R C Spencer, W E Staton, A C Stevens, D L Thomson, S E Toomer, H N Thornton, G W Tuttle, G H Vasse, C McC Vincent, S F Vincent, A A Walser, S H Ware, S N Webster, W L Welsh, J Whitford, J Whitley, T M Williams, C B Wincott, W M Yool.

 

27 May  2003

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Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, H E P Babington, B E Baker, J W Baker, Earl of Bandon, D H F Barnett, A S Barratt, H F V Battle, G R Beamish, V B Bennett, E B C Betts, R S Blucke, J N Boothman, C A Bouchier, F W Bowhill, C D C Boyce, O T Boyd, D A Boyle, H G Brackley, J S T Bradley, J J Breen, G R Bromet, H Broadhurst, W A D Brook, L O Brown, W A Callaway, L W Cannon, D V Carnegie, B A Chacksfield, H A Constantine, C R Cox, H I Cozens, N H D'Aeth, A D Davies, E D H Davies, W L Dawson, O W de Putron, N L Desoer, C W Dicken, H H Down, A Durston, C H K Edmonds, W Elliott, A B Ellwood, C H Elliott-Smith, J G Elton, B E Embry, D C S Evill, A S Forbes, H H MacL Fraser, N H Fresson, M B Frew, G E Gibbs, A D Gillmore, A Gray, C McK Grierson, C E N Guest, H A Haines, G Harcourt-Smith, J D I Hardman, S H Hardy, A T Harris, G W Hayes, A Hesketh, T C R Higgins, G S Hodson, L N Hollinghurst, F L Hopps, F F Inglis, R Ivelaw-Chapman, P B Joubert de la Ferte, R C Jonas, J L Kirby, D W Lane, A S G Lee, A Lees, F W Long, A M Longmore, S D Macdonald, W M L MacDonald, D Macfadyen, P E Maitland, E R Manning, R L G Marix, T N McEvoy, H D McGregor, L L D McKean, C E H Medhurst, G H Mills, R L Mills, A D Murray, N S Paynter, F L Pearce, H M Pearson, C B R Pelly, L F Pendred, S L G Pope, T B Prickman, R L Ragg, A P Revington, E A B Rice, B H C Russell, A P M Sanders, H W L Saunders, A C H Sharp, S P Simpson, L F Sinclair, J M Steel, C R Steele, A C Stevens, C A Stevens, B E Sutton, F R D Swain, M L Taylor, T C Traill, S F Vincent, R E deT Vintras, D J Waghorn, H S P Walmsley, A A Walser, A R Wardle, J R Whitley, J W Whitworth-Jones, T M Williams, R P Willock, C B Wincott,

 

24 May  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - N S Allinson, D F W Atcherley, B E Baker, Earl of Bandon, G G Banting, G R Beamish, F Beaumont, W K Beisiegel, D C T Bennett, D L Blackford, J N Boothman, J A Boret, C A Bouchier, W A B Bowen-Buscarlet, F W Bowhill, C D C Boyce, C J Q Brand, J D Breakey, H Broadhurst, W A D Brook, S O Bufton, C W Busk, K C Buss, E I Bussell, C S Cadell, G L Carter, P R T Chamberlayne, J S Chick, C E Chilton, J B Cole-Hamilton, H J Collins, A Coningham, H A Constantine, H I Cozens, W J Crisham, K B B Cross, L Darvall, A P Davidson, N L Desoer, C W Dicken, L W Dickens, W F Dickson, W S Douglas, A Earle, J A Easton, C H Elliott-Smith, A B Ellwood, T W Elmhirst, J G Elton, S C Elworthy, F J Fogarty, A S Forbes, R M Foster, H P Fraser, M B Frew, R F Gandy, O R Gayford, A J W Geddes, E L Gossage, C F H Grace, A Gray, J A Gray, C McK Grierson, V E Groom, E M F Grundy, H A Haines, J R Hallings-Pott, G Harcourt-Smith, A Hesketh, G S Hodson, F L Hopps, G K Horner, E C Hudleston, H J F Hunter, R Ivelaw-Chapman, G T Jarman, R B Jordan, E J Kingston-McCloughry, J L Kirby, H J Kirkpatrick, R Leckie, A Lees, R J Legg, A M Longmore, R L G Marix, T L Leigh-Mallory, H P Lloyd, I T Lloyd, S D MacDonald, A MacGregor, P H Mackworth, W E G Mann, R B Mansell, J Marsden, J M Mason, T N McEvoy, L L D  McKean, A McKee, C E H Medhurst, F J W Mellersh, J W F Merer, W H Merton, W G S Mitchell, C O F Modin, A H Montgomery, D G Morris, R F S Morton, C H Nicholas, H N St V Norman, A H Orlebar, R D Oxland, L T Pankhurst, H L Patch, H M Pearson, C B R Pelly, L F Pendred, A L A Perry-Keene, N A P Pritchett, R L Ragg, A J Rankin, B V Reynolds, J M Robb, A D Rogers, A P M Sanders, G I L Saye, J R Scarlett-Streatfield, W J Seward, A C H Sharp, G S Shaw, L F Sinclair, R S Sorley, G R C Spencer, J H T Stephenson, A C Stevens, D F Stevenson, S E Storrar, S C Strafford, W W Straight, A C Stevens, A W Tedder, J A Tester, T C Traill, G W Tuttle, C McC Vincent, F J Vincent, R E deT Vintras, D J Waghorn, H S P Walmsley, J Warburton, A R Wardle, H Waring, A D Warrington-Morris, W L Welsh, J G W Weston, J Whitford, H E P Wigglesworth, T M Williams, A M Wray.

19 May  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - J E A Baldwin, G R Beamish, F Beaumont, B A Chacksfield, W J Crisham, L Darvall, W S Douglas, H H MacL Fraser, H A Haines, R C Jonas, R E C Peirse, C F A Portal, B V Reynolds, L H Slatter,

18 May  2003

Squadron histories added to the following: - No 408 Sqn,

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - N S Allinson, D F W Atcherley, R L R Atcherley, Earl of Bandon, G Bartholomew, G R Beamish, W K Beisiegel, R S Blucke, C D C Boyce, D A Boyle, H Broadhurst, H H Brookes, E I Bussell, C S Cadell, D V Carnegie, L W Cannon, C R Carr, R A Chisholm, J B Cole-Hamilton, H A Constantine, H I Cozens, K B B Cross, J H D'Albiac, O W de Putron, C W Dicken, L W Dickens, W S Douglas, A Durston, J A Easton, A B Ellwood, J G Elton, S C Elworthy, H H MacL Fraser, N H Fresson, M B Frew, A N Gallehawk, R F Gandy, R A George, A D Gillmore, C F H Grace, R Graham, S H C Gray, C McK Grierson, V E Groom, E M F Grundy, S H Hardy, A V Harvey, G D Harvey, G W Hayes, W Helmore, R M Hill, G S Hodson, T A Langford-Sainsbury, A S G Lee, A Lees, R J Legg, T L Leigh-Mallory, H P Lloyd, H T Lydford, A MacGregor, P H Mackworth, R B Mansell, R L G Marix, J Marsden, J M Mason, A W B McDonald, B McEntegart, T N McEvoy, A McKee, F J W Mellersh, W H Merton, R L Mills, A H Montgomery, H R Nicholl, H E Nowell, A H Orlebar, M D Ommanney, R D Oxland, L T Pankhurst, H L Patch, A L Paxton, R E C Peirse, A L A Perry-Keene, T G Pike, P H L Playfair, S L G Pope, C F A Portal, W P G Pretty, T B Prickman, H G J E Proud, A P Ritchie, J R Rhys-Jones, A P M Sanders, A C Sanderson, G I L Saye, J R Scarlett-Streatfield, N C Singer, H G Smart, C R Steele, J N T Stephenson, A C Stevens, W W Straight, B E Sutton, J A Tester, D L Thomson, C H K Thorold, G W Tuttle, G O Venn, D J Waghorn, H S P Walmsley, A H Wann, J Warburton, H Waring, M Watson, F M F West, J G W Weston, J W Whitworth-Jones, H E P Wigglesworth, A M Wray,

11 May  2003

Squadron badges added to the following Squadron histories: - No 88 Sqn, No 543 Sqn,

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - C D Adams, E B Addison, W J M Akerman, G H Ambler, J O Andrews, R L R Atcherley, J T Babington, Earl of Bandon, G G Banting, D H F Barnett, V B Bennett, R S Blucke, A G Board, N H Bottomley, J B Bowen, H G Brackley, J J Breen, H Broadhurst, L O Brown, W B Callaway, A J Capel, A R Churchman, R A Cochrane, A C Collier, D Colyer, A Coningham, J W Cordingley, W A Coryton, K B B Cross, H G Crowe, A D Cunningham, J H D'Albiac, A P  Davidson, W F Dickson, D G DonaldW S Douglas, R M Drummond, J H Edwardes-Jones, T W Elmhirst, B E Embry, A L Fiddament, E B Fielden, F J Fogarty, H H MacL Fraser, W R Freeman, A N Gallahawk, O R Gayford, R A George, G E Gibbs, R Graham, J A Gray, J W B Grigson, V E Groom, F G D Hards, S H Hardy, R Harrison, A V Harvey, J G Hawtrey, G S Hodson, L N Hollinghurst, G K Horner, T E B Howe, H J F Hunter, R Ivelaw-Chapman, G T Jarman, R B Jordan, P B Joubert de la Ferte, H J Kirkpatrick, G M Lawson, A P Ledger, A Lees, R B Lees, F J Linnell, H P Lloyd, I T Lloyd, K B Lloyd, S D Macdonald, P H Mackworth, C T MacLean, H M Massey, A C Maund, H D McGregor, C E H Medhurst, W H Merton, W G S Mitchell, C H Nicholas, H R Nicholl, C W Nutting, G S Oddie, H D O'Neill, K R Park, L A Pattinson, R E C Peirse, A L A Perry-Keene, G C Pirie, P H L Playfair, C F A Portal, C E V Porter, W P G Pretty, E A B Rice, A P Ritchie, J M Robb, D N Roberts, E D M Robertson, H V Rowley, H B Russell, A C Sanderson, R H M S Saundby, H W L Saunders, W J Seward, L F Sinclair, J C Slessor, H G Smart, R S Sorley, C B S Spackman, W E Staton, J M Steel, C A Stevens, D F Stevenson, S E Storrar, O Swann, A W Tedder, S E Toomer, J H S Tyssen, G H Vasse, S F Vincent, D J Waghorn, H S P Walmsley, E F Waring, W L Welch, J G W Weston, R P M Whitham, J Whitford,

 

9 May  2003

Updated entries made to the following Group histories: - No 1 Group,

Updated entries made to the following Squadron histories: - No 84 Sqn

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, W K Beisiegel, A G Board, J B Bowen, C J Q Brand, K C Buss, C S Cadell, A R Churchman, A D Cunningham, A P Davidson, D G Donald, E L Ellington, F L Festing, R M Foster, A J W Geddes, R V Goddard, C F H Grace, V E Groom, H A Haines, F G D Hards, S H Hardy, F K Haskins, T C R Higgins, R M Hill, L N Hollinghurst, A P Ledger, R L G Marix, J M Mason, R P Mills, W G S Mitchell, R H More, C W Nutting, N C Ogilvie-Forbes, H L Patch, R E C Peirse, A L A Perry-Keene, P H L Playfair, J M Robb, E D M Robertson, R H M S Saundby, N C Singer, J C Slessor, H G Smart, A C Stevens, S C Strafford, W W Straight, O Swann, , A A Walser, H S P Walmsley, T I Webb-Bowen, S N Webster, W L Welch, R P M Whitham, R P Willock, A C Wright,

1 May  2003

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons (Oxford profiles added): - No 1 Sqn, No 5 Sqn, No 17 Sqn, No 20 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 34 Sqn, No 41 Sqn, No 116 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 192 Sqn, No 285 Sqn, No 286 Sqn, No 287 Sqn, No 288 Sqn, No 289 Sqn, No 290 SqnNo 510 Sqn, No 526 Sqn, No 527 Sqn, No 529 Sqn, No 595 Sqn, No 631 Sqn, No 667 Sqn, No 691 Sqn, No 695 Sqn.

 

27 April  2003

Updated entries made to the following squadron histories: - No 61 Sqn,

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons (Botha profiles added): - No 24 Sqn, No 502 Sqn, No 608 Sqn

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons (Anson profiles added): - No 7 Sqn, No 24 Sqn, No 35 Sqn, No 44 Sqn, No 51 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 58 Sqn, No 61 Sqn, No 63 Sqn, No 75 Sqn, No 76 Sqn, No 97 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 106 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 109 Sqn, No 116 Sqn, No 144 Sqn, No 147 Sqn, No 148 Sqn, No 173 Sqn, No 185 Sqn, No 207 Sqn, No 215 Sqn, No 217 Sqn, No 220 Sqn, No 224 Sqn, No 251 Sqn, No 267 Sqn, No 269 Sqn, No 275 Sqn, No 276 Sqn, No 280, No 281 Sqn, No 282 Sqn, No 320 Sqn, No 353 Sqn, No 510 Sqn, No 516 Sqn, No 544 Sqn, No 612 Sqn

 

25 April  2003

Updated entries made to the following squadron histories: - No 83, No 180

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons (Liberator I, II, III, V, VI, VII, VIII & IX profiles added): - No 8 Sqn, No 37 Sqn, No 40 Sqn, No 52 Sqn, No 53 Sqn, No 59 Sqn, No 70 Sqn, No 86 Sqn, No 99 Sqn, No 102 Sqn, No 104 Sqn, No 108 Sqn, No 120 Sqn, No 148 Sqn, No 159 Sqn, No 160 Sqn, No 178 Sqn, No 200 Sqn, No 203 Sqn, No 206 Sqn, No 214 Sqn, No 215 Sqn, No 220 Sqn, No 223 Sqn, No 224 Sqn, No 228 Sqn, No 231 Sqn, No 232 Sqn, No 246 Sqn, No 292 Sqn, No 301 Sqn, No 311 Sqn, No 321 Sqn, No 354 Sqn, No 355 Sqn, No 356 Sqn, No 357 Sqn, No 358 Sqn, No 422 Sqn, No 423 Sqn, No 426 Sqn, No 466 Sqn, No 511 Sqn, No 547 Sqn, No 614 Sqn,

20 April  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - A G Bishop, C J Q Brand, R A Cochrane, J B Cole-Hamilton, H A Constantine, B H H Cooke, A Durston, F C Heath-Caldwell, A C Maund, H G Smart, S F Vincent,

11 April  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - C G Wigglesworth, W M Yool

5 April  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - J S T Bradley, H M Cave-Browne-Cave, G C Cayley, H V Champion de Crespigny, J S Chick, A R Churchman, L H Cockey, W A Coryton, W Helmore, T E B Howe, S L G Pope, E A B Rice, W E Staton, C R Steele, A H Wann, C G Wigglesworth, R P M Whitham, .

 

30 March  2003

Updated entries made to the following squadron histories: - No 61, No 211No 824

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - B E Baker, G B A Baker, J W Baker, W B Caddell, W B Callaway, P R T Chamberlayne, M B Frew, D Harries, D Le G Pitcher, B J Silly, H P Smyth-Osbourne, S F Vincent, C H Whittington, A M Wray

 

23 March  2003

Updated entries made to the following squadron histories: - No 102

 

17 March  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G B A Baker, F P Don, G S Shephard,

9 March  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - F Beaumont, J H W Becke, L E O Charlton, A S Ellerton, R A George, R Grice, J W B Grigson, L N Hollinghurst, J A Houison Craufurd, A MacGregor, B McEntegartS L G Pope, H B Russell, D J Waghorn, J W Whitworth-Jones.

Group Photographs added to the following squadron histories: - No 542.

25 February  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - J T Babington, B E Baker, W K Beisiegel, C A Bouchier, G H Boyce, O T Boyd, H R Busteed, W B Callaway, A J Capel, G L Carter, A R Churchman, L H Cockey, J B Cole-Hamilton, A D Cunningham, N L Desoer, W H Dunn, T W Elmhirst, P F Fullard, G E Gibbs, C F H Grace, A Gray, A L Gregory, C E N Guest, W J Y Guilfoyle, A Hesketh, F L Hopps, P B Joubert de la Ferte, H S Kerby, G M Lawson, F J Linnell, K B Lloyd, A MacGregor, L L Maclean, P C Maltby, R L G Marix, R B Maycock, G H Mills, A W Mylne, C H Nicholas, N C Ogilvie-Forbes, M D Ommanney, A H Orlebar, R D Oxland, C F A Portal, C W H Pulford, J C Quinnell, A P Ritchie, H V Rowley, J M Robb, J C Russell, H B Russell, B J Silly, S W Smith, F R D Swain, A A Walser, A R Wardle, S H Ware, H Waring, J R Whitley, R P Willock, G E Wilson,

Updated entries added to the following Group histories: - No 1 (Indian), No 2 (Indian), No 7, No 18, No 19, No 20, No 21, No 23, No 24, No 25, No 26, No 30, No 31, No 32, No 33, No 34, No 40, No 51, No 54, No 60, No 70, No 71, No 200, No 201, No 202, No 203,

19 February  2003

New entry in Archives section.

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B Addison, B E Baker, G G Banting, E D Barnes, H F V Battle, H G Brackley, J S T Bradley, W A D Brook, W E G Bryant, L W Cannon, G P H Carter, C E Chilton, F H Coleman, J W Cordingley, H I Cozens, L Darvall, F P Don, W S Douglas, A Earle, J G Elton, E H Fielden, A S Forbes, R M Foster, N H Fresson, V E Groom, J G Hawtrey, A Hesketh, G S Hodson, F F Inglis, E J Kingston-McCloughry, D W Lane, A P Ledger, F W Long, H T Lydford, S D Macdonald, P E Maitland, C E H Medhurst, C W Meredith, A D Murrey, G E Nicholetts, A H Orlebar, H L Patch, A L Paxton, L F Pendred, A L A Perry-Keene, R L Ragg, A P Revington, B V Reynolds, A D Rogers, R P Ross, H B Russell, W J Seward, J C Slessor, R S Sorley, C B S Spackman, R H S Spaight, W E Staton, C R Steele, C A Stevens, F R D Swain, H N Thornton, S E Toomer, T C Traill, S F Vincent, E F Waring, H Waring, M Watson, J Whitford, J Whitley, R P Willock, W M Yool.

Updated entries for the following OTUs: - No 28

Updated entries added to the following Command histories: - RAF Austria, AHQ Ceylon, RAF Gibraltar, AHQ Hong Kong, AHQ Iraq, RAF Italy, AHQ RAF Netherlands East Indies, AHQ West Africa

Updated entries added to the following Group histories: - No 1 (Indian), No 2, No 2 (Indian), No 3, No 3 (Indian), No 4 (Indian), No 11, No 21, No 25, No 38, No 40, No 42, No 43, No 44, No 45, No 50, No 54, No 84, No 85, No 87, No 90, No 216, No 218, No 219, No 232, Rhodesian Air Training Group.

3 February  2003

Updated entries made to the following Squadron histories: - No 211

New section added covering the histories of Operational Training Units

1 February  2003

Following the take-over of my hosting provider, I have had to transfer the entire site to a new server, this process began on Thursday 30 January and has taken three days to complete.  During this period there may have been some disruption to the normal service including e-mail delivery, so if you have sent me e-mails in the last three days, please send them again.

Also when the previous server was closed down, I lost all guest book entries since 8 January 2003.

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - J T Babington, A W Bigsworth, A G Bishop, F  Bowhill, O T Boyd, C B Breese, W B Callaway, H M Cave-Browne-Cave, R H Clark-Hall R A Cochrane, J B Cole-Hamilton, C L Courtney, A D Cunningham, C H K Edmonds, T W Elmhirst, D C S Evill, J L Forbes, R V Goddard, R M Groves, F C Halahan, D Harries, F K Haskins, C L Lambe, A M Longmore, P E Maitland, E A D Masterman, R B Maycock, L D D McKean, A W Mylne, R M Pink, C W H Pulford, E D M Robertson, R P Ross, C R Samson, F R Scarlett, H P Smyth-Osborne, J M Steel, O Swann, A V Vyvyan, A H Wann, A D Warrington-Morris

The website updates for 2001 - 2002 have been moved to a new page (link at top of page)

The Guest Book has also been split to shorten downloading time.

30 January  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - R S Blucke, O T Boyd, G R Bromet, W D Budgen, J P Coleman, C R CoxA Fletcher, E L Gerrard, R Gordon, C E H Rathborne.

Squadron badge added to he following squadron: - No 486,

Links to Ken Arnold's site of WW2 Memories added to the following pages: - No 102, No 197, No 486

26 January  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G C Bailey, J E A Baldwin, A S Barratt, F Beaumont, E B C Betts, A G Bishop, I M Bonham-Carter, A E Borton, G H Boyce, H G Brackley, H D Briggs, K C Buss, D V Carnegie, J S Chick, R A Cochrane, J B Cole-Hamilton, H J Collins, R Collishaw, D G Donald, H H Down, W H Dunn, O R Gayford, S Graham, G S Hodson, F Kirk, C L Lambe, R Leckie, F J Linnell, H T Lydford, F H M Maynard, F J W Mellersh, A W Mylne, C F De S Murphy, E W Norton, L F Pendred, L S G Pope, H M ProbynA D Rogers, C B S Spackman, A C Stevens, M Thomas, H K Thorold, G O Venn, C G Wigglesworth, H E P Wigglesworth, T M Williams, W M Yool.

Updated entries made to the following Squadron histories: - No 69, No 88, No 171, No 172, No 173, No 174, No 175

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons: - No 88, No 171,

19 January  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - E B C Betts, A G Bishop, C H B Blount, H G Bowen, J B Bowen, W S Brancker, H G Brackley, J J Breen, G R Bromet, H R M Brooke-Popham, K C Buss, W B Caddell, L H Cockey, F H Coleman, J P Coleman, R Collishaw, L G Le B Croke, G G Dawson, D G Donald, A Durston, T W Elmhirst, F L Festing, M B Frew, A N Gallehawk, G E Gibbs, R Gordon, R Grice, R Harrison, J F A Higgins, T C R Higgins, C G Hoare, T E B Howe, P B Joubert de la Ferte, H S Kerby, C L Lambe, R Leckie, A S G Lee, H P Lloyd, I T Lloyd, C A H Longcroft, H T Lydford, P H Mackworth, E M Maitland, P E Maitland, E A D Masterman, F J W Mellersh, R P Mills, C F DeS Murphy, E W Norton, A L Paxton, A D Pryor, A D Rogers, J M Salmond, G S ShephardR S Sorley, C A Stevens, F H Sykes, H M Trenchard, F J Vincent, A V Vyvyan, F W Walker, A H Wann, W W Warner, T I Webb-Bowen.

Updated entries made to the following Squadron histories: - No 100601.

Revised markings pages for the following squadrons: - No 600

12 January  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - G G Banting, J A Boret, W S Brancker, E I Bussell, W B Caddell, L E O Charlton, B C H Drew, B C Fellows, R M Foster, W R Freeman, D Henderson, F C Jenkins, C E W Lockyer, E R Ludlow-Hewitt, CC Marindin, N S Paynter, C E V Porter, E D Swinton, S E Toomer, F M F West, R P M Whitham.

Inappropriate and duplicated Guest book entries removed.

5 January  2003

Updated entries made to the following biographical details: - R K Bagnall-Wild, G C Bailey, B E Baker, G B A Baker, J W Baker, J E A Baldwin, A S Barratt, J H W Becke, A W Bigsworth, A G Bishop, D L Blackford, A G Board, C A Bouchier, W A B Bowen-Buscarlet, W S Brancker, J D Breakey, C D Breese, H R M Brooke-Popham, W B Caddell, G C Cayley, L E O Charlton, D Colyer, A Coningham, B H H Cooke, C R Cox, W S Douglas, H C T Dowding, B C H Drew, A Durston, B C Fellows, F L Festing, W R Freeman, P F Fullard, P W Game, A G R Garrod, E L Gerrard, A L Godman, E S Goodwin, F Gordon, A Gray, R M Groves, F C Halahan, J G Hearson, J F A Higgins, C G Hoare, F V Holt, J A Houison-Craufurd, A Huggins, P Huskinson, J de M Hutchison, E D Johnson, P B Joubert de la Ferte, J L Kirby, F Kirk, F J Linnell, H T Lydford, E R Manning, P C Maltby, J Marsden, E A D Masterman, F H M Maynard, C W Meredith, W G S Mitchell, G M Paine, K R Park, G C Pirie, A D Pryor, A J Rankin, C R Samson, J M Salmond, G S Shephard, J Silvester, H P Smyth-Osbourne, R H S Spaight, J M Steel, B E Sutton, M L Taylor, S E Toomer, A A Walser, T I Webb-Bowen, F G Willock,

Updated entries made to the following Squadron histories: - No's 900 - 999

Updated entries made to the following Command/Group histories: - Training Division, No 12,

Extra data added to Overseas Commands pages - AHQ Austria

New e-book on the Boeing B17 now available in the Books Section

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