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2nd Tactical Air Force Wing CO's & Leaders


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No 15 (Fighter) Wing

xx Aug 1943                    Gp Capt J Rankin

 

No 16 Wing

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr D Gillam

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr T Morice

xx Aug 1943                  Gp Capt H de C C Woodhouse

 

No 17 Wing

xx Jul 1943                    Gp Capt W R MacBrien

 

No 18 Wing

15 Nov 1943                   Gp Capt T Rolski

xx Feb 1944                    Gp Capt A Gabszewicz

 

No 19 Wing

xx Nov 1943                    Gp Capt A G Malan

 

No 20 Wing

xx Dec 1943                    Gp Capt C J StJ Beamish

xx Mar 1944                    Gp Capt D E Gillam

 

No 21 (Base Defence) Wing

 1 Jan 1944                    Gp Capt W G Moseby

 

No 22 (RCAF) (Fighter) Wing

 9 Jul 1944                    Gp Capt P Y Davoud

 

No 23 (Fighter) Wing

 1 Jan 1944                    Gp Capt F E Rosier

 

No 24 (Base Defence) Wing

xx xxx xxxx                   

 

No 25 (Base Defence) Wing

xx xxx 1944                    Wg Cdr/Gp Capt V R Moon

 

No 34 Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt C R Lousada

xx Jul 1944                     Gp Capt P B B Ogilvie

xx Dec 1944                   Wg Cdr J G Cole

xx Dec 1944                   Gp Capt R I M Bowen

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx xxx 1943                    Wg Cdr G F H Webb

xx Mar 1944                   Wg Cdr G Hughes

 

No 35 (Reconnaissance) Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt P L Donkin

xx Apr1944                     Gp Capt A F Anderson

xx May 1944                   Gp Capt P L Donkin

xx Aug 1944                   Gp Capt A F Anderson

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jun1943                    Wg Cdr M M Kaye

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr G F Watson-Smythe

xx Dec 1943                  Wg Cdr H P McClean

xx Aug 1944                  Wg Cdr W E V Malins

xx Mar 1945                  Wg Cdr H P McClean

 

No 39 (Reconnaissance) Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt D M Smith

xx Feb1944                    Gp Capt E H G Moncrief

xx Feb 1945                   Gp Capt G H Sellers

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr J H Godfrey

xx Jul1944                    Wg Cdr R C Waddell

 

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No 121 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr/Gp Capt C S Morice

xx Dec 1944                    Gp Capt G Jones

xx Apr 1945                    Gp Capt R P R Powell

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Aug 1943                    Wg Cdr D Crowley-Milling

xx Sep 1943                     Wg Cdr R T P Davidson

xx Jan 1944                      Wg Cdr C L Green

xx Aug 1944                     Wg Cdr W Pitt Brown

xx Nov 1944                    Wg Cdr M T Judd

xx Feb 1945                     Wg Cdr J G Keep

 

No 122 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr C F Currant

xx Jul 1944                    Gp Capt P G Jameson

Wing Commander Flying: -

15 Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr H A C Bird-Wilson

xx Nov 1943                     Wg Cdr P R W Wickham

xx Mar 1944                     Wg Cdr R J C Grant (killed in a flying accident on 28 Feb 1944)

xx Mar 1944                     Wg Cdr G R A M Johnston

xx Sep 1944                     Wg Cdr W W J Loud

xx Sep 1944                     Wg Cdr R P Beaumont

xx Oct 1944                     Wg Cdr J B Wray

xx Jan 1945                     Wg Cdr R E P Brooker (killed in action 16 Apr 1945)

xx Apr 1945                     Wg Cdr E D Mackie

 

No 123 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                     Wg Cdr J R Davenport

xx Nov 1943                   Wg Cdr R Noel Smith

xx Mar 1944                   Wg Cdr/Gp Capt D J Scott

xx Feb 1945                    Gp Capt J R Baldwin

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx May 1944                  Wg Cdr R E P Brooker

xx Jul 1944                     Wg Cdr W Dring (killed in a flying accident - 13 Jan 1945)

xx Jan 1945                    Wg Cdr J C Button

 

No 124 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr L A Lynn

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr V E Maxwell

xx Sep 1943                   Wg Cdr B G Carroll

xx Jul 1944                     Gp Capt C H Appleton (killed in action - 12 Aug 1944)

xx Aug 1944                   Gp Capt C L Green

xx Jan 1945                    Gp Capt E R Bitmead

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr D E Gillam

xx Aug 1943                  Wg Cdr A Ingle

xx Oct 1943                  Wg Cdr D R Walker

xx Jan 1944                   Wg Cdr E Haabjorn

xx Aug 1944                  Wg Cdr C D North-Lewis

xx Apr 1945                  Wg Cdr G F H Webb (killed in action - 2 May 1945)

xx May 1945                 Wg Cdr M R Ingle-Finch

 

No 125 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                     Wg Cdr J H Lapsley

xx Jul 1944                      Gp Capt J Rankin

xx Aug 1944                    Gp Capt F D S Scott-Malden

xx Mar 1945                    Gp Capt J E Johnson

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr R D Yule

xx Mar 1944                  Wg Cdr A C Stewart

xx Jul 1944                     Wg Cdr A G Page

xx Oct 1944                   Wg Cdr J Wray

xx Nov 1944                  Wg Cdr G C Keefer

 

No 126 (RCAF) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jul 1943                     Wg Cdr J E Walker

xx Aug 1943                   Wg Cdr K L B Hodson

xx Jul 1944                     Gp Capt G R McGregor

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr B D Russel

xx Oct 1943                   Wg Cdr R W McNair

xx Apr 1944                  Wg Cdr G C Keefer

xx Jul 1944                    Wg Cdr B D Russel

xx Jan 1945                   Wg Cdr G W Northcott

 

No 127 (RCAF) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr C M Brown

xx Jul 1944                    Gp Capt W R MacBrien

xx Jan 1945                   Gp Capt P S Turner

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Jul 1943                       Wg Cdr J E Johnson

xx Sep 1943                     Wg Cdr H C Godefroy

xx Apr 1944                     Wg Cdr L V Chadburn (killed in action - 12 Jun 1944)

xx Jun 1944                      Wg Cdr R A Buckham

xx Jul 1944                       Wg Cdr J E Johnson

xx Apr 1945                     Wg Cdr J F Edwards

 

No 128 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jul 1943                      Sqn Ldr J M Hall

xx Aug 1943                    Wg Cdr J M Godfrey

 

No 129 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jul 1943                    Wg Cdr E H G Moncrief

xx Feb 1944                  Wg Cdr D S C Macdonald

 

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No 130 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx xxx 1943                    Wg Cdr A F Anderson

xx xxx xxxx                     Wg Cdr R Noel-Smith

 

No 131 (Polish) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr Z Krasnodebski

xx Feb 1944                    Wg Cdr Z Czaykowski

xx Jul 1944                      Gp Capt A Gabszewicz

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Oct 1943                    Wg Cdr S F Skalski

xx Nov 1943                   Wg Cdr A Gabszewicz

xx Feb 1944                    Wg Cdr S F Skalski

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr J Kowalski

xx Oct 1944                    Wg Cdr T Sawicz

 

No 132 (Norwegian) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Lt Col H Mehre

xx Jun 1943                    Lt Col W Mohr

xx Jun 1943                    Lt Col H Mehre

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Nov 1943                    Lt Col K Birksted

xx Mar 1944                    Lt Col R A Berg (killed in action - 3 Feb 1945)

xx Feb 1945                    Lt Col F Ryg

 

No 133 (Polish) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Nov 1943                    Gp Capt T Nowierski

Wing Commander Flying: -

15 Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr W Zak

xx Feb 1944                    Wg Cdr J Kowalski

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr S F Skalski

 

No 134 (Czech) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr F Weber

xx Dec 1943                    Wg Cdr F Dolezal

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr G D Blackwood

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr T Vybral

 

No 135 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr A S Linney

xx Jul 1944                    Gp Capt P R Walker

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Nov 1943                   Wg Cdr W V Crawford-Crompton

xx Dec 1943                    Wg Cdr P J Simpson

xx Jul 1944                      Wg Cdr R H Harries

xx Feb 1945                    Wg Cdr H M Mason

 

No 136 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr J I Kilmartin

xx Nov 1944                   Gp Capt T M Horgam

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr B Drake

xx May 1944                    Wg Cdr J M Bryan

xx Nov 1944                    Wg Cdr R N Bateman

 

No 137 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Nov 1943                    Gp Capt W L M Macdonald

xx Nov 1944                    Gp Capt R L Kippenberger

 

No 138 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt L W Cannon

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt L W C Bower

 

No 139 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt H J Burden

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt L W Cannon

xx Jun 1943                    Gp Capt C R Dunlop

xx Jan 1945                    Gp Capt E L Colbeck-Welch

Wing Commander Flying: -

15 Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr A D Mitchell

 

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No 140 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Oct 1943                    Gp Capt P C Pickard (killed in action - 18 Feb 1944)

xx Feb 1944                    Gp Capt P G Wykeham-Barnes

xx Dec 1944                    Gp Capt R N Bateman

 

No 141 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Aug 1944                    Wg Cdr H J L Hallowes

xx Sep 1944                    Wg Cdr R Oxspring

 

No 142 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr I E Chalmers-Watson

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr N J Starr

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr J I Kilmartin

xx Jun 1943                    Wg Cdr D Mawhood

 

No 143 (RCAF) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

 1 Jan 1944                    Wg Cdr F W Hillock

xx Jul 1944                    Gp Capt P Y Davoud

xx Jan 1945                    Gp Capt A D Nesbitt

Wing Commander Flying: -

 1 Jan 1944                     Wg Cdr R Marples

xx Jan 1944                     Wg Cdr R T P Davidson

xx May 1944                   Wg Cdr M T Judd

xx Oct 1944                    Wg Cdr F G Grant

 

No 144 (RCAF) Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Mar 1944                   Wg Cdr J E Walker

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr A D Nesbitt

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Mar 1944                       Wg Cdr J E Johnson

 

No 145 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr C E Malfroy

xx May 1944                   Wg Cdr A C Deere

xx Jul 1944                      Gp Capt A G Malan

xx Nov 1944                   Gp Capt T L B McGuiness

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Apr 1944                   Wg Cdr R Marples (killed in a flying accident - 26 Apr 1944)

xx Apr1944                   Wg Cdr W V Crawford-Crompton

xx Jan 1945                   Wg Cdr R W F Sampson

 

No 146 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Feb 1944                    Wg Cdr E W W Elllis

xx Jul 1944                     Gp Capt D E Gillam

xx Feb 1945                    Gp Capt J C Wells

Wing Commander Flying: -

xx Feb 1944                    Wg Cdr D E Gillam

xx Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr E R Baker (killed in action - 16 Jun 1944)

xx Jun 1944                    Wg Cdr J R Baldwin

xx Nov 1944                    Wg Cdr J C Wells

xx Feb 1945                    Wg Cdr J H Deall

 

No 147 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Mar 1943                    Wg Cdr B Barthold

 

No 148 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx Aug 1943                    Wg Cdr D F B Sheen

xx Dec 1944                    Wg Cdr B Barthold

27 Mar 1945                    Gp Capt J A Leathart

 

No 149 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

xx xxx 1944                    Gp Capt V R Moon

 

No 150 Airfield/Wing

Officer Commanding: -

28 Apr 1944                    Wg Cdr R F Aitken

Wing Commander Flying: -

15 Nov 1943                    Wg Cdr R P Beamont

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