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'Q' Force Personnel, units and locations

[Aug 1920]

This was formed in July 1920, embarking on the SS Tambov at Alexandria on 8 July destined for Constantinople.  On arrival it was initially located at Feneraki.

August 1920

Location Command Controlled
Constatinople RAF Middle East
  • HQ 'Q' Force

  • No 55 Squadron

  • Composite Aircraft Park


Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Wg Cdr Peregrine F M Fellowes  

 7 Jul 1920

Officer Commanding, DSO; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles P Murchie T

7 Jul 1920

Fg Off Frank N Trinder Stores

7 Jul 1920

later AVM
Fg Off

Arthur P Ledger


7 Jul 1920

later AVM
Fg Off Thomas W Hayes O

7 Jul 1920

For Disposal  
Flt Lt Henry M Seton-Ker Ad    
Flt Lt Warren R Mackenzie Ad   DFC
Obs Off James F Davison O   MC
Fg Off William Bourne T    
Obs Off Herbert W Minish O    
Fg Off John Edmunds A & S    
Fg Off Edgar Fulford A & S    
Fg Off

Marion H Aten

Plt Off Arthur H Hollis O

Source - August 1920 Air Force List

It embarked on HMS Ark Royal on 1 September 1920 and set sail on 4 September.  It arrived in Basrah and disembarked  on 25 September, although its official disbandment was backdated to 4 September.

[Aug 1920]

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