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No 267 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Apr 1920 | Jul 1920 | Aug 1920 | Apr 1921 | Jul 1921 | Jul 1922 | May 1923 | Jul 1923]

Organisational Movements: Sep 1918 - Apr 1920

Date Notes
27 Sep 1918

Squadron formed at Kalafrana, Malta, equipped with Felixstowe F2A, F3 and Short 184

Felixstowe F2A
Felixstowe F3
Short 184

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

April 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A, F3 and Short 184 Kalafrana, Malta Mediterranean Group
 

 

Rank Name Branch Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward Osmond A & S Officer Commanding, CBE
Flt Lt Ronald H Kershaw A & S  
Flt Lt James E B Maclean S DSC
Flt Lt John C Atkinson T  
Fg Off Horace F Bradley T  
Fg Off James W Young A MBE
Fg Off Ernest C B Wright A & S  
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner Ad  
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft Stores  
Fg Off Harry Edwards T  
Fg Off Stanley J Smetham S  
Plt Off Robert C Higgins T  

Source - April 1920 Air Force List

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A,

Felixstowe F3 (until Jun 1921)

Short 184 (until xxx 1921)

Kalafrana, Malta Mediterranean Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward Osmond A & S 29 May 1919 Officer Commanding, CBE
Flt Lt James E B Maclean S 21 Dec 1919 DSC
Flt Lt John C Atkinson T  7 Mar 1920
Fg Off Frederick C Lander A & S 11 Jun 1920 AFC
Fg Off Edward D Davis A & S 14 Dec 1919 later AVM
Fg Off William V Simons S 12 Mar 1920
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner Ad 21 Dec 1919
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft Stores 27 Aug 1919
Fg Off

Philip H Mackworth

A & S 12 Mar 1920 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Stanley J Smetham S 19 Nov 1918
Fg Off Lionel S Punnett A 11 Jun 1920
Fg Off William J Daddo-Langlois A & S 24 Mar 1920

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

August 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A,

Felixstowe F3 (until Jun 1921)

Short 184 (until xxx 1921)

Kalafrana, Malta Mediterranean Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward Osmond A & S 29 May 1919 Officer Commanding, CBE
Flt Lt James E B Maclean S 21 Dec 1919 DSC
Flt Lt John C Atkinson T  7 Mar 1920
Fg Off Frederick C Lander A & S 11 Jun 1920 AFC
Fg Off Edward D Davis A & S 14 Dec 1919 later AVM
Fg Off William V Simons S 12 Mar 1920
Fg Off

Philip H Mackworth

A & S 12 Mar 1920 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Lionel S Punnett A 11 Jun 1920
Fg Off William J Daddo-Langlois A & S 24 Mar 1920
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner Ad 21 Dec 1919
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft Stores 27 Aug 1919
Fg Off Stanley J Smetham S 19 Nov 1918

Source - August 1920 Air Force List

Organisational Movements: Aug 1920 - Apr 1921

Date Notes
xx Dec 1920

Squadron received some Fairey IIIDs

Fairey IIID

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

April 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A

Fairey IIID (from Dec 1920)

Kalafrana, Malta Mediterranean Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William G Sitwell A & S 27 Oct 1920 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Ronald H Kershaw A & S 14 Dec 1919
Flt Lt James E B Maclean S 21 Dec 1919 DSC
Flt Lt John C Atkinson T  7 Mar 1920
Fg Off Edward D Davis A & S 14 Dec 1919 later AVM
Fg Off William V Simons S 12 Mar 1920
Fg Off William R Curtis A & S 20 Sep 1920
Fg Off Lionel S Punnett A 11 Jun 1920
Fg Off Gerald S Shaw A & S  8 Feb 1921 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William J Daddo-Langlois A & S 24 Mar 1920
Fg Off Edmund F Waring A & S 12 Sep 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Leon Martin A 11 Aug 1920
Fg Off Archibald J Rankin A  8 Feb 1921 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner Ad 21 Dec 1919
Obs Off William R Heywood O 12 Sep 1920
Fg Off Robert C Higgins T 25 Jun 1920
Stores Officer
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft Stores 27 Aug 1919

Source - April 1921 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A

Fairey IIID

Kalafrana, Malta Mediterranean Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William G Sitwell A & S 27 Oct 1920 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Ronald H Kershaw A & S 14 Dec 1919
Flt Lt James E B Maclean S 21 Dec 1919 DSC
Flt Lt Matthew A Simpson A & S  5 Apr 1921
Flt Lt Thomas W Elmhirst A'ship 20 May 1921 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt William Man A & S  5 Apr 1921
Flt Lt John A Sadler A & S 20 May 1921
Flt Lt John C Atkinson T  7 Mar 1920
Fg Off Edward D Davis A & S 14 Dec 1919 later AVM
Fg Off William V Simons S 12 Mar 1920
Fg Off William R Curtis A & S 20 Sep 1920
Fg Off Lionel S Punnett A 11 Jun 1920
Fg Off Gerald S Shaw A & S  8 Feb 1921 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William J Daddo-Langlois A & S 24 Mar 1920
Fg Off David V Carnegie A & S 12 Mar 1920 AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Edmund F Waring A & S 12 Sep 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Leon Martin A 11 Aug 1920
Fg Off Archibald J Rankin A  8 Feb 1921 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner Ad 21 Dec 1919
Obs Off William R Heywood O 12 Sep 1920
Fg Off Robert C Higgins T 25 Jun 1920
Stores Officer
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft Stores 27 Aug 1919

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

Branches: A = Aeroplane, A & S = Aeroplane and Seaplane, Med = Medical O = Observer, S = Seaplane, T = Technical

July 1922

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Felixstowe F2A

Fairey IIID

Kalafrana, Malta RAF Mediterranean

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Phillip A Shepherd 16 May 1921 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Harry Stewart  4 Jun 1921
Flt Lt James E B Maclean 21 Dec 1919 DSC
Flt Lt Matthew A Simpson  5 Apr 1921
Flt Lt Thomas W Elmhirst 20 May 1921 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt John A Sadler 20 May 1921
Flt Lt Victor R Scriven  1 Dec 1921 AFC
Flt Lt Frederick A Norton  4 Jun 1921
Flt Lt Edward D Davis 14 Dec 1919 later AVM
Fg Off Charles B Bond 14 Jan 1922
Fg Off Edward S Moulton-Barrett  2 Jun 1922
Fg Off Adam G B Ellis  4 Jun 1921
Fg Off William R Curtis 20 Sep 1920
Fg Off Lionel S Punnett 11 Jun 1920
Fg Off George A Pennington 24 Mar 1922
Fg Off David V Carnegie 12 Mar 1920 AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Percival Harris 16 May 1921
Fg Off Edmund F Waring 12 Sep 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alfred R Wardle 11 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Archibald J Rankin  8 Feb 1921 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alwynn W S Wagner 21 Dec 1919
Fg Off Herbert Hackney 19 Jan 1922
Obs Off William R Heywood 12 Sep 1920
Fg Off Frederick H H Twelvetree 21 Jan 1922
Fg Off James W Bell 16 May 1921 MM
Fg Off Rene G Mollard 20 Jan 1922
Fg Off Victor H Clift  4 Mar 1922
Stores Officer
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft 27 Aug 1919
Accountant
Fg Off Robert M Grundy  4 Feb 1922

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

Organisational Movements: Jul 1922 - May 1923

Date Notes
xx Feb 1923

Squadron disposed of its last Felixstowe F2A

Fairey IIID

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

May 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIID Kalafrana, Malta RAF Mediterranean

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Harry Stewart  4 Jun 1921
Flt Lt Matthew A Simpson  5 Apr 1921
Flt Lt Albert Durston  5 Jan 1923 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Thomas W Elmhirst 20 May 1921 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Victor R Scriven  1 Dec 1921 AFC
Flt Lt William R Curtis 20 Sep 1920
Flt Lt David V Carnegie 12 Mar 1920 AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Charles B Bond 14 Jan 1922
Fg Off Edward S Moulton-Barrett  2 Jun 1922
Fg Off Adam G B Ellis  4 Jun 1921
Fg Off Percival Harris 16 May 1921
Fg Off Edmund F Waring 12 Sep 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Herbert Hackney 19 Jan 1922
Fg Off George Lansdowne 23 Dec 1922 DFC
Fg Off Frederick H H Twelvetree 21 Jan 1922
Stores Branch
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft 27 Aug 1919
Fg Off Robert M Grundy  4 Feb 1922 Accountant

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey IIID

Kalafrana, Malta RAF Mediterranean

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Harry Stewart  4 Jun 1921
Flt Lt Matthew A Simpson  5 Apr 1921
Flt Lt Albert Durston  5 Jan 1923 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Thomas W Elmhirst 20 May 1921 AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Victor R Scriven  1 Dec 1921 AFC
Flt Lt David V Carnegie 12 Mar 1920 AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Edward S Moulton-Barrett  2 Jun 1922
Fg Off William V Simons  2 May 1923
Fg Off Adam G B Ellis  4 Jun 1921
Fg Off Edmund F Waring 12 Sep 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Herbert Hackney 19 Jan 1922
Fg Off William E James 18 May 1923
Obs Off William R Heywood 12 Sep 1920
Fg Off Frederick H H Twelvetree 21 Jan 1922
Stores Branch
Fg Off John C Shakeshaft 27 Aug 1919
Fg Off Robert M Grundy  4 Feb 1922 Accountant

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

Organisational Movements: Jul 1922 - May 1923

Date Notes
 1 Aug 1923 Squadron disbanded by being redesignated No 481 Flight

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

The ORB for No 267 Sqn (AIR 27/1560) does not give personnel movement details for 1940

Organisational Movements: Sep - Dec 1940

Date Notes
20 Aug 1940 Squadron reformed by redesignating the Heliopolis Communication Flight, equipped with a variety of types
Anson I
Hudson I
Types operated from August 1940: -
  • Percival Proctor I
  • Avro Anson I
  • Miles Magister
  • Lockheed Hudson I
  • Hawker Hind
  • Percival Q6
  • Percival Vega Gull

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

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