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RAF Station Commanders - Lincolnshire and East Midlands


[Ashbourne | Balderton | Bardney | Binbrook | Bitteswell | Blyton | Bramcote | Bruntingthorpe | Caistor | Castle Donington | Coleby Grange | Coningsby | Cottesmore | Cranwell | Digby | Dunholme Lodge | East Kirkby | Elsham Wold | Faldingworth | Fiskerton | Fulbeck | Gamston | Goxhill | Grantham | Grimsby | Hemswell | Hibaldstow | Hucknall | Husbands Bosworth | Ingham | Kelstern | Killingholme | Kirmington | Kirton-in-Lindsay | Langer | Ludford Magna | Manby | Market Harborough | Metheringham | Newton | North Coates | North Luffenhem | Nuneaton | Orby | Ossington | Saltby | Scampton | Spilsby | Spittlegate | Strubby | Sturgate | Sutton Bridge | Swinderby | Syerston | Waddington | Wellingore | Wickenby | Wigsley | Winthorpe | Worksop | Wymeswold]

RAF Ashbourne

xx xxx xxxx        Gp Capt Hammond (1943)

 

RAF Balderton

28 Nov 1943        Gp Capt A C Evans-Evans

 9 Oct 1944          Gp Capt E L S Ward

 

RAF Bardney

xx xxx xxxx            Sqn Ldr F L Woledge*

19 Mar 1943         Sqn Ldr E Addis*

28 Aug 1943         Wg Cdr W G Gardiner

20 Nov 1943         Gp Capt A C Evans Evans

 5 Dec 1943          Gp Capt N C Pleasance (Missing from operations - 23 Mar 1944)

23 Mar 1944         Wg Cdr E L Porter (Temp)

29 Mar 1944         Gp Capt C C McMullen

 7 Mar 1945          Gp Capt L W Howard

10 Dec 1945         Placed on Care & Maintenance

* Camp Commandant of Waddington Satellite

 

RAF Binbrook

 2 Jul 1940         Gp Capt H S Kirby

29 Sep 1940      Wg Cdr/Gp Capt A Leach

 6 Apr 1942       Gp Capt C D C Boyce

18 Feb 1943       Gp Capt H I Edwards

15 Dec 1944       Gp Capt K R J Parsons RAAF

 7 Jun 1945         Wg Cdr M G Cowen (Temp)

30 Jul 1945         Sqn Ldr A J C Hoskyns-Abrahall (Temp)

29 Aug 1945       Sqn Ldr A F Hill (Temp)

12 Sep 1945       Gp Capt W R Sadler

xx Dec 1946       Gp Capt W P J Thompson

xx May 1948      Gp Capt A A Adams

xx Jun 1950        Gp Capt W C Sheen

xx Dec 1951       Gp Capt N C Hyde

xx Sep 1953       Gp Capt J N Tomes

xx May 1955      Gp Capt F O S Dobell

xx Mar 1957       Gp Capt J D Warne

xx Nov 1959       Wg Cdr B H Worts

xx Feb 1960        Sqn Ldr J L Farr

xx Apr 1962        Wg Cdr L J Ward

xx Jul 1962          Gp Capt I N McDougall

xx Oct 1964        Gp Capt J O Dalley

xx May 1967       Gp Capt A D Boyle

xx Nov 1969       Gp Capt M C S Shepherd

xx Dec 1971        Gp Capt D McClen

 4 Jan 1974         Gp Capt K W Hayr

 9 Jul 1976          Gp Capt P J Cabourne

xx Aug 1978        Gp Capt P Carter

22 Aug 1980        Gp Capt D A Cowley

17 Sep 1982        Gp Capt R L Barcilon

xx Dec 1984        Gp Capt J A G May

xx Dec 1986        Gp Capt J H Spencer

xx Jul 1988          Wg Cdr M Easby

 

RAF Bircotes

17 Nov 1941                            Sqn Ldr I A Stewart***

xx xxx xxxx                               Sqn Ldr G H Everitt***

 7 Jun 1942                               Sqn Ldr R A B Learoyd VC***

20 Oct 1943                              Sqn Ldr Gee*

20 Jun 1944                               Wg Cdr P L B Morgan**

 1 Aug 1944                               Care & Maintenance

*OC, No 18 OTU Detachment

**OC, No 28 OTU Detachment

***OC Detachment, No 25 OTU

 

RAF Blyton

 1 Feb 1943                            Wg Cdr E C Eaton*

xx xxx 1943                            Gp Capt H I Dabinett*

15 Apr 1944                           Gp Capt E D McK Nelson*

14 Jun 1945                            Gp Capt R A R Mangles*

*OC, No 1662 HCU

*OC, No 7 ACHU

 

RAF Bitteswell

24 Jul 1941                              Sqn Ldr L G Blomfield*

 

*OC, No 18 OTU Detachment

 

RAF Bottesford

13 Apr 1943                            Gp Capt W N McKechnie

xx xxx xxxx                              Gp Capt F R D Swain

xx May 1943

 

RAF Bramcote

xx Jun 1940                              Gp Capt A P Davidson*

11 Aug 1941                            Gp Capt R B Jordan*

 1 Jul 1942                               Gp Capt F Beaumont*

 1 Aug 1942                             Gp Capt H M K Brown*

xx xxx xxxx                              Gp Capt Purdin

1943                                        Gp Capt ? Frost

*OC, No 18 OTU

 

RAF Bruntingthorpe

 1 Jun 1942                              Gp Capt R T Taffe*

20 Aug 1943                            Gp Capt R D Stubbs*

*OC, No 29 OTU

 

RAF Caistor

xx xxx 1942                             Fg Off W B Cooke*

17 May 1943                           Plt Off H Pascoe*

27 Jul 1943                              Sqn Ldr J N Ogilvie

16 Nov 1944                           Place on Care & Maintenance

*Camp Commandant

 

RAF Castle Donington

19 May 1942                              Sqn Ldr E J Bell (SAO)*

xx xxx xxxx                                 Wg Cdr L W Goodman

*OC, No 28 OTU Detachment

 

RAF Coleby Grange

26 Jul 1941                                 Sqn Ldr Rolleston

15 Nov 1944                              Sqn Ldr J N Ogilvie

 8 Mar 1945                               Fg Off E F Rapley (Temp)(Adjutant)

14 Mar 1945                              Sqn Ldr J Addison

 1 May 1945                               Sqn Ldr R E Watts

 4 May 1945                               Flt Lt C Johnson (pending arrival o new CO)

11 May 1945                              Sqn Ldr H B Harries

11 Aug 1945                               Sqn Ldr Tremlett

12 Sep 1945                               Sqn Ldr N F Smith

 

RAF Coningsby

 4 Nov 1940                           Advanced opening party arrived

 5 Dec 1940                           Sqn Ldr E Rhodes

 8 Feb 1941                           Sqn Ldr W J Smail

14 Feb 1941                          Gp Capt J L Airey

22 Feb 1942                          Wg Cdr S Allen (Temp)

27 Feb 1942                          Gp Capt D MacFadyen

 7 Mar 1942                           Wg Cdr S Allen (Temp)

15 Mar 1942                          Gp Capt H G Rowe

 6 Feb 1943                           Gp Capt H L Patch

 7 Dec 1943                           Gp Capt A C Evans-Evans (KIA 21 Feb 1945)

22 Feb 1945                          Gp Capt P W Johnson

15 Mar 1945                          Gp Capt M M J Stevens

23 Apr 1945                          Gp Capt W C Sheen

23 Aug 1945                          Gp Capt D D Christie

 3 Nov 1945                          Wg Cdr J Freeman (Temp)

16 Nov 1945                         Gp Capt I G MacKay

xx xxx 1947                           Gp Capt J C Macdonald

xx xxx 1949

xx xxx 1951                           Gp Capt G A Walker

xx Jan 1953                           Gp Capt Tait

xx xxx xxxx                             

xx xxx 1957                           Gp Capt D M Strong

26 Aug 1959                          Gp Capt M H LeBas

xx xxx 1961                            Gp Capt F L Dodd

 9 Dec 1963                            Gp Capt E W Wright

15 Oct 1964                            ?

28 Sep 1966                           Wg Cdr P D Thompson

xx Apr 1967                            Wg Cdr D S Fowler

12 Feb 1968                            Gp Capt J R Rogers

24 Jul 1970                              Gp Capt C R G Neville

 3Aug 1972                              Gp Capt D R K Blucke

19 Aug 1974                            Gp Capt D Allison

30 Jul 1976                              Gp Capt D T Bryant

28 Jul 1978                              Gp Capt J C Sprent

 5 Sep 1980                             Gp Capt W J Wratten

xx xxx 1982

 8 Jun 1984                              Gp Capt M B Elsam

xx xxx 1986                             Gp Capt C C C Coville

xx xxx 1988?                            Gp Capt M K Widdowson

xx Dec 1990                            Gp Capt C R Spink

xx xxx xxxx                             

xx xxx 1996                             Gp Capt A Lockwood

xx xxx 1998                             Gp Capt P Ruddock

xx xxx 2000                             Gp Capt P C Goodman

xx xxx xxxx                              Wg Cdr P Willis

xx xxx 2003                             Gp Capt M Swan

26 Nov 2004                           Gp Capt R W Judson

11 Dec 2006                            Gp Capt S D Atha

xx xxx xxxx                              Gp Capt J J Hitchcock

10 Dec 2010                            Gp Capt M E Sampson

xx Dec 2012                            Gp Capt J J Stringer

xx Aug 2014                            Gp Capt J J Attridge

xx Sep 2016                            Gp Capt M R Baulkwill

xx Nov 2018                           Gp Capt M R Flewin

xx Oct 2020                            Gp Capt M J Peterson   

 

RAF Cottesmore

11 Mar 1938                           Wg Cdr H V Drew

 1 May 1939                           Wg Cdr/Gp Capt E B Grenfell

 7 May 1940                           Wg Cdr E D Barnes

21 May 1940                          Wg Cdr F H Laurence

10 Sep 1941                           Gp Capt A P Ritchie

 6 Apr 1942                            Gp Capt A Leach

1-8 Jan 1943                           Wg Cdr W S Gardner (Temp)

 8 Jan 1943                             Gp Capt S Graham

10 Aug 1943                           Sqn Ldr G D F Keddie (RAF OC until 30 Jun 1945)

16 Feb 1944                           Lt Col B R Fleet USAAF

14 May 1944                          Lt Col H A Berger USAAF

 3 Apr 1945                            Lt Col/Col W R Washbum USAAF

 1 Jul 1945                              Flt Lt E B Smith

27 Aug 1945                           Fg Off T C Currie

 7 Sep 1945                            Sqn Ldr R W Holden

15 Sep 1945                           Gp Capt J H T Simpson

19 Dec 1945                           Gp Capt H McC White

22 Mar 1946                           Gp Capt R A A Cole

13 May 1946                           Gp Capt N W F Mason

17 Feb 1947                            Gp Capt A H S Lucas

 7 Feb 1950                             Gp Capt D J Alvey

 3 Oct 1952                             Gp Capt R Sorel-Cameron

29 Mar 1954                           Wg Cdr G T Wynne-Powell

14 Apr 1954                           Gp Capt G T B Clayton

15 Feb 1955                           Sqn Ldr A Webster

15 Jul 1957                             Wg Cdr M H Le Bas

28 Oct 1957                           Gp Capt J E Johnson

18 Dec 1959                           Gp Capt A D Mitchell

 8 Feb 1962                            Gp Capt R H G Weighill

16 Oct 1964                           Gp Capt E W Wright

 3 Dec 1965                            Gp Capt J Garden

 2 Jun 1967                             Gp Capt W J H Roberts

30 May 1969                          Gp Capt L G A Bastard

 2 Jul 1971                              Gp Capt K Kingshott

14 Jul 1973                             Gp Capt A F Jenkins

27 Jun 1975                            Gp Capt R B Gubbins

Apr 1976 - 31 Mar 1978        Care and Maintenance

 1 Apr 1978                            Wg Cdr B N Wanstall

 1 Jul 1980                              Gp Capt/A/Cdre M G Simmons

 25 Jan 1982                           Gp Capt T W G Carlton

30 Nov 1984                          Gp Capt P J Goddard

28 Nov 1986                          Gp Capt P T Squire

10 Nov 1988                          Gp Capt R D Elder

22 Sep 1990                             Gp Capt T W Rimmer

18 Sep 1992                            Gp Capt/A/Cdre P O Sturley

12 Sep 1994                            Gp Capt M W Ball

18 Oct 1996                            Gp Capt A D White

7 Jun 1999                               Gp Capt D Walker

8 Aug 2001                              Gp Capt M J Harwood

 8 Aug 2003                             Gp Capt A Golledge

26 Aug 2005                            Gp Capt S M Bell

10 Sep 2007                            Gp Capt K B McCann

10 Sep 2009                            Gp Capt G M Waterfall

RAF Cottesmore became Satellite of RAF Wittering on 1 April 2011

OC Cottesmore Support Unit

 1 Apr 2011                              Wg Cdr J E Savage

18 Nov 2011                            Wg Cdr J A Turner

RAF Cottesmore was handed over to the Army on 2 April 2012 and renamed Kendrew Barracks but Cottesmore Support Unit remained until 15 Jun 2012.

 2 Apr 2012                              Wg Cdr J A Turner

 

RAF Cranwell

10 Jul 1936                              Wg Cdr J H O Jones

12 Jul 1937                              Wg Cdr A R Churchman

 8 Dec 1938                            Gp Capt J H Simpson (Temp)

 2 Feb 1939                             A/Cdre D Harries

16 Jun 1939                             A/Cdre W V Strugnell

 5 Jan 1940                              Gp Capt J H Simpson (Temp)

 8 Jan 1940                              A/Cdre C R Cox

17 Jun 1940                             A/Cdre H M Probyn

 8 Jul 1944                               A/Cdre W E G Bryant

23 Aug 1945                            A/Cdre T G Pike (Commandant, No 1 OATS)

12 Sep 1945                            A/Cdre R L R Atcherley (Commandant, RAF College)

xx Aug 1954                            Gp Capt D J Eayrs

17 Jun 1957                             Gp Capt A D Panton

xx xxx 1959                             Gp Capt Lynch-Blosse

21 Aug 1961                            Gp Capt G F Reid?

16 Nov 1963                           Gp Capt D C Lowe

30 Dec 1965                           Gp Capt B A Primavesl

 8 Mar 1968                            Gp Capt D B Craig

28 Aug 1970                           Gp Capt G L Pendred

 9 Feb 1973                            Gp Capt S E King

13 Dec 1974                           Gp Capt G McA Bacon

31 Dec 1976                           Gp Capt J A Scrambler

15 Dec 1978                           Gp Capt R H Wood

xx xxx 1979

xx xxx xxxx

 7 Sep 1987                             Gp Capt T G Thorn

20 May 1988                           Gp Capt T E L Jarron

 1 Jun 1990                              Gp Capt J D Lunt

xx xxx 1994                             Gp Capt J C Jarron

 8 Aug 1996                             Gp Capt P A Robinson

xx xxx 1998                             Gp Capt N E Threapleton

xx May 2000                           Gp Capt G P Dixon

xx xxx 2002                             Gp Capt R B Cunningham

 4 Jan 2004                              Gp Capt M P Colley

19 Dec 2005                            Gp Capt S Townsend

xx xxx 2007                             Gp Capt N Wharmby

xx xxx 2010                              Gp Capt D Waddington

 

RAF Digby/ RCAF Digby

28 Mar 1918                            Maj J H D’Albiac

21 Apr 1920                            Sqn Ldr A T Harris**

25 Nov 1920                           Sqn Ldr F W Stent**

 1 Apr 1921                             Sqn Ldr J C Quinnell**

28 Jan 1922                             Sqn Ldr B E Smythies**

 1 Jun 1924                              Wg Cdr S Smith

 3 Sep 1924                             Wg Cdr A W Tedder*

 1 Dec 1926                             Wg Cdr J H Herring*

 2 Aug 1929                             Wg Cdr/Gp Capt S Smith*

16 Jan 1932                             Gp Capt A C Maund*

                                                No 2 FTS closed 1933-34

 1 Oct 1934                             Sqn Ldr G H Cook

19 Dec 1934                            Gp Capt T L Leigh-Mallory*

 6 Nov 1935                            Gp Capt F L Robinson*

 9 Aug 1937                             Wg Cdr C Crawford

 3 Oct 1938                             Sqn Ldr H L Rough (Temp)

29 Dec 1938                           Wg Cdr J B H Rogers

 8 Jan 1940                             Wg Cdr I R Parker

22 Mar 1941                           Gp Capt W G Murlis-Green

10 Aug 1941                           Gp Capt A P Campbell RCAF

16 Sep 1942                            Re-titled RCAF Digby

16 Sep 1942                            Gp Capt A E McNab RCAF

16 Apr 1945                            Gp Capt F B Bristow (became Digby Sector Commander - 23  Jul 1945)

23 Jul 1945                              Reverted to RAF Digby

23 Jul 1945                              Gp Capt J H Dand

 8 Aug 1945                             Gp Capt T C Dickens

13 Sep 1945                            A/Cdre T G Pike

 7 Sep 1946                             A/Cdre D Macfadyen

23 Jun 1947                             Gp Capt R G Seymour

22 Aug 1949                            Gp Capt D Lumgair

 7 Aug 1952                             Gp Capt W H Hibbert

24 Aug 1954                            Wg Cdr R G Seymour

 xx xxx xxxx

 5 Mar 1962                             Wg Cdr J R Davies

xx xxx xxxx 

10 Jun 1974                             Wg Cdr M R S Wismark

xx Jun 1975                             Wg Cdr T Regan 

5 Sep 1977                             Wg Cdr J B Main

*Cmdt, No 2 FTS

**Cmdt, No 3 FTS

 

RAF Dunholme Lodge

10 May 1943                          Sqn Ldr N A Argenti*

17 May 1943                          Gp Capt L C Slee

 4 Aug 1943                            Gp Capt E S Butler

 5 Aug 1944                            Gp Capt J R Jeudwine

 7 Oct 1944                            Sqn Ldr K R Upright*

22 Oct 1944                           Wg Cdr P D W Hackforth

xx Nov 1944                           Placed  on Care & Maintenance

29 Nov 1944                          Sqn Ldr K R Upright*

15 Jan 1945                            Sqn Ldr F V Carpenter*

xx May 1945                            Sqn Ldr W J Ditto*

 2 Jun 1945                             Sqn Ldr J Whattam*

25 Jul 1945                             Wg Cdr D G Fleming**

 6 Dec 1945                           Wg Cdr F T Bishop**

*Camp Commandant

**OC, RAF Liaison Unit/PAF Records Office/No 3 PRC

 

RAF East Kirkby

 1 Sep 1943                            Gp Capt R T Taafe (arrived 20 Aug 1943)

xx Dec 1944                           Gp Capt B A Casey

3 Dec 1945                             Sqn Ldr J G Pearse

 4 Jan 1946                             Flt Lt G C T Carthew

 

RAF Elsham Wolds

29 Jun 1941                             Gp Capt H A Constantine

 9 Dec 1942                             Gp Capt L W Dickens

28 Jan 1944                             Gp Capt W C Sheen

23 Oct 1944                            Gp Capt L M Hooper (posted 9 Mar 1945)

10 Mar 1944                           Wg Cdr D F Macdonald (Temp)

24 Mar 1945                           Gp Capt R E Baxter

15 Dec 1945                            ?

 

RAF Faldingworth

Station Commanders:-

24 Jul 1943                             Gp Capt N W F Mason

14 Jun 1944                            Gp Capt N C Ogilvie-Forbes

29 Jan 1945                            Gp Capt Beill PAF (posted in 18 Jan 1945)

15 Jan 1946                            Gp Capt S Cwynar PAF

Commander - Polish Air Force personnel: -

xx xxx 1944                            Gp Capt A B Kropinski PAF

18 Jun 1944                            Gp Capt A Dabrowa PAF

OC, RAF Substitution Unit: -

29 Jan 1945                           Sqn Ldr P C Ricard

 

RAF Fiskerton

17 May 1943                           Gp Capt G J Grindell

12 May 1944                           Wg Cdr M Crocker (Temp)

22 May 1944                           Gp Capt A D Davies

 7 Jul 1944                               Gp Capt C T Weir

16 Oct 1944                            Sqn Ldr W A L Johnson

12 Nov 1944                           Gp Capt T J Arbuthnot

20 Sep 1945                            Sqn Ldr R Kyle 

10 Oct 1945                            Sqn Ldr J A Hodgkinson

 

RAF Fulbeck

10 Sep 1943                            Sqn Ldr M V De Satge

10 Oct 1944                            Gp Capt C T Weir (POW - 22 Nov 1944)

22 Nov 1944                           Wg Cdr L E Botting (Temp)

27 Dec 1944                            Gp Capt L V Spencer

20 Apr 1945                            Wg Cdr L E Botting

22 Apr 1945                            Sqn Ldr M V De Satge

 

RAF Gamston

 2 Feb 1945                              Gp Capt F F Rainsford*

*OC, No 30 OTU until June

 

RAF Goxhill

10 Jul 1941                               Sqn Ldr D F Larkin

21 Jul 1941                               Gp Capt G Y Tyrrell

18 Oct 1941                             Gp Capt A M Wray

 5 Nov 1941                             Sqn Ldr D F Larkin

 1 Jun 1942                               Gp Capt L T N Gould*

20 Jan 1945                              Flt Lt E Green**

*OC, No 18 (P) AFU

**Camp Commandant, No 53 OTU

 

RAF Grantham (later renamed Spittlegate)

 7 Apr 1920                             Sqn Ldr T V Lister**

 1 Mar 1928                             Wg Cdr A H Jackson*

15 Jul 1930                              Gp Capt J B Bowen*

11 Jan 1932                             Gp Capt R H Peck*

19 Dec 1932                            Gp Capt C W Nutting*

 1 Mar 1937                             Gp Capt D Iron*

15 Jul 1937                              Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr W J Daddo-Langlois (Wg Cdr from 1 Oct 1937)

18 Jul 1938                              Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr G F Whistondale (OC, Recruits Sub-Depot, Sqn Ldr from 1 Aug 1938)

 1 Oct 1938                             Sqn Ldr W C Sheen

10 Oct 1938                            Sqn Ldr G R Montgomery

23 Nov 1938                           Gp Capt C L King***

 2 Sep 1939                             Gp Capt F L Robinson***

17 May 1940:                          Gp Capt C W Mackey***

28 Sep 1943                            Gp Capt J Cox***

*Cmdt, No 3 FTS

**Cmdt, No 6 FTS

***OC, No 12 FTS/SFTS

 

RAF Grimsby (RAF Waltham)

5 May 1943                            Gp Capt R A C Carter

 8 Apr 1944                            Gp Capt I B Newbigging

12 Apr 1945                           Care & Maintenance

 

RAF Hemswell

 7 Jan 1937                              Flt Lt J P Cave

11 Feb 1937                            Sqn Ldr W Sanderson (Temp)

22 Feb 1937                            Wg Cdr A O Lewis-Roberts

19 Jan 1939                             Gp Capt E A B Rice

12 Oct 1940                            Gp Capt E Burton

18 Jul 1941                              Gp Capt L F Pendred

 9 Nov 1941                            Gp Capt A M Wray

 3 May 1943                           Gp Capt H I Cozens

27 Nov 1943                          Gp Capt MacPherson

21 Nov 1944                          Gp Capt W C Sheen (also OC, RAF Sturgate)

14 Apr 1945                           Wg Cdr Hurry (also OC, RAF Sturgate)

29 Apr 1945                            Gp Capt B D Sellick (also OC, RAF Sturgate)

27 Dec 1945                           Gp Capt D F Macdonald

xx Feb 1946                            ?

xx Oct 1948                            Gp Capt T A B Parselle

xx xxx 1953                            Gp Capt J H Searby

xx May 1954                          Gp Capt D H Burnside

xx xxx xxxx                             Gp Capt ? Slater

 1 Jun 1959                             

30 Jan 1961                            Gp Capt R S Boast

Polish Commanding Officer: -

 1 Nov 1942                            Gp Capt R Beill

22 Aug 1943                           Gp Capt A B Kropinski

 

RAF Hibaldstow

14 May 1941                           Sqn Ldr J W Hicks

 3 Nov 1941                            Reverted to satellite of RAF Kirton Lindsay

xx xxx xxxx                              Sqn Ldr A Rowen*

 9 Aug 1943                             Sqn Ldr B B Raunston*

*Camp Commandant, No 53 OTU

 

RAF Hucknell

8 Sep 1936                              Wg Cdr C T Anderson

 3 Jan 1938                              Wg Cdr S B Harris

11 Aug 1938                            Wg Cdr J L M de C Hughes-Chamberlain

14 Mar 1940                           Gp Capt J L M de C Hughes-Chamberlain*

xx Jun 1940                              Gp Capt A P Davidson

xx xxx 1954                             Sqn Ldr C J Callingham

xx xxx 1957

*Also OC, No 18 OTU

 

RAF Husbands Bosworth (Satellite of RAF Market Harborough)

 1 Aug 1943                              Wg Cdr R R Banker

 9 Aug 1943                              Wg Cdr D B Falconer

 6 Feb 1944                              Wg Cdr E G Couch

 

RAF Ingham/Cammeringham

19 Jun 1944                              Wg Cdr J J Bennett

3 Jul 1944                                 Became Sub-station from a satellite

 8 Oct 1944                              Sqn Ldr H A England (Temp)

13 Oct 1944                             Wg Cdr L W Goodman

 9 Dec 1944                             Flt Lt J Wyatt (Temp)

xx Jan 1945                              Placed on Care & Maintenance

 

RAF Kelstern

 9 Sep 1943                               Gp Capt R H Donkin

26 Mar 1945                             Wg Cdr J L Barker (OC, No 625 Sqn)

26 Sep 1945                              Reduced to Care & Maintenance

26 Sep 1945                              Flt Lt A H Marsh

24 Oct 1945                              Flt Lt A R Read

 6 Feb 1946                               Fg Off P W Sutton

 

RAF Killingholme (also see North Killingholme)

 9 Jun 1919                              Sqn Ldr E V S Wilberforce

 

RAF Kirmington

16 Aug 1942                            Wg Cdr F L Sayers

23 Oct 1942                            Transferred to RAF Elsham Wold

26 Apr 1943                            Gp Capt L M E Jarman

28 Oct 1943                            Gp Capt H R Graham

24 May 1944                           Gp Capt G P H Carter

 3 Nov 1944                            Wg Cdr D A Garner (Temp)

22 Nov 1944                           Gp Capt I G Mackay

 5 Nov 1945                            Wg Cdr T W Hodgson

19 Nov 1945                           Sqn Ldr R J Sage

15 Dec 1945                            Placed on Care & Maintenance

 1 Jan 1946                              Flt Lt H G Quilter

 6 Feb 1946                             Sqn Ldr G Law

 

RAF Kirton in Lindsey  

15 May 1940                            Wg Cdr S H Hardy

xx Feb 1941                              Gp Capt F H Woolliams

22 Apr 1942                             Gp Capt W J Crisham (Injured 29Aug 1942)

31 Aug 1942                             Wg Cdr W P Pleasance (Temp)

11 Sep 1942                             Gp Capt F W Stannard

30 Apr 1943                             Ceased to be a Sector Station o being taken over by No 53 OTU

18 May 1943                            Gp Capt G C Tomlinson*

24 Nov 1943                            Gp Capt J G Hawtrey

18 Jan 1945                             Gp Capt M H Rhys

xx Oct 1946:                            Gp Capt W S Gardner

xx Jan 1959                              Wg Cdr R Martin

 9 Aug 1962                             Wg Cdr W G Welch

15 Feb 1965                           

*OC, No 53 OTU

 

RAF Langer

xx xxx xxxx:                            Gp Capt A F McKenna (killed in action 3 Sep 1943)

 

RAF Ludford Magna

15 Jun 1943                             Gp Capt R S Blucke

 5 Jan 1944                              Gp Capt P J R King

23 Jan 1945                             Wg Cdr M H de L Everest (Temp)

 6 Feb 1945                             Gp Capt N C Ogilvie-Forbes

23 Jul 1945                              Wg Cdr I M Gundry-White (Temp)

xx Aug 1945                            Wg Cdr H A R Holford (Temp)

18 Oct 1945                            Gp Capt R Clenland

15 Nov 1945                           Gp Capt K Lea-Cox (also OC, RAF Wickenby)

15 Dec 1945                           Placed on Care & Maintenance

15 Dec 1945                           Flt Lt N G Griffin (i/c C & M Party)

 

RAF Manby

 1 Aug 1938                              Gp Capt F W Trott*

 7 Jul 1940                                Gp Capt R St Hill Clarke*

23 Jan 1941                               Gp Capt T S Ivens*

28 Feb 1944                             Gp Capt A W Geoghegan*

 1 Aug 1944                             A/Cdre C W Busk

xx xxx 1948                              Gp Capt E S D Drury

xx xxx xxxx                               Gp Capt ? Love

28 Mar 1960                            Gp Capt H H Eccles

18 Feb 1963                            Gp Capt R N G Allen

17 Sep 1965                            Gp Capt R W Jordan

xx xxx xxxx

27 Feb 1970                            Gp Capt R H Arscott

29 Oct 1971                            Gp Capt P T Bayley

*Cmdt, No 1 AAS

 

RAF Market Harborough

 1 Aug 1943                               Gp Capt S Graham

 3 Aug 1943                               Gp Capt W S Gardner

 1 Jan 1945                                Wg Cdr ? (Temp)

28 Jan 1945                               Gp Capt A B Olney (executive command assumed 9 Feb)

 

RAF Metheringham

20 Oct 1943                               Sqn Ldr Gordon (i/c C & M Party)

 6 Nov 1943                               Sqn Ldr J Whattam (S Ad O)

11 Nov 1943                              Gp Capt W N McKechnie (MIA 30/31 Aug 1944)

31 Aug 1944                               Wg Cdr E K Piercy (Temp)

 5 Sep 1944                                Gp Capt M L Heath

28 Jun 1945                                Gp Capt McMullen

29 Oct 1945                               Wg Cdr R F Smith

 3 Dec 1945                               Wg Cdr L G Levis

xx xxx 1946                                Wg Cdr MacDonald

22 Feb 1946                               Sqn Ldr W C T Bray

18 Apr 1946                              Placed on Care & Maintenance

18 Apr 1946                              Fg Off S Dwight

 

RAF Newton

12 Dec 1940                               Gp Capt G T Tyrrell

12 Jul 1941                                 Gp Capt E B Grenfell

1 Sep 1944                                 Gp Capt C E Barraclough

19 Dec 1946                               Sqn Ldr J F Honchin

13 Feb 1947                               Wg Cdr E W Wootton

20 Aug 1947                               Wg Cdr W M Colllins

3 Dec 1948                                 Wg Cdr E F E Barnard

20 Feb 1951                               Wg Cdr N C Harding

6 Feb 1953                                 Wg Cdr R C F Lister

29 Oct 1954                                Sqn Ldr R M Pugh

20 Dec 1954                               Wg Cdr T M Buchanan

xx Dec 1956                                Wg Cdr R J E Boulding

24 Oct 1958                                Sqn Ldr A Philips

25 Apr 1960                                Wg Cdr N F Searle

24 May 1961                               Gp Capt R C K Smith

7 Jan 1963                                   Gp Capt R F J Barber

22 Nov 1965                               Gp Capt E H Jenkins*

17 Jun 1968                                 Gp Capt A Fry*

 8 Feb 1971                                 Gp Capt W K McTaggart*

19 Feb 1973                                Gp Capt T D Ward*

xx Jul 1975                                  Gp Capt L A Ferguson

 5 May 1978                               Gp Capt R G Bowyer

 9 May 1980                               Gp Capt J Delafield

 7 May 1982                               Gp Capt S W T Holding

19 Nov 1984                              Gp Capt D H Wardill

7 Aug 1987                                 Gp Capt R E Holliday

3 Feb 1989                                 Gp Capt J F S Martin

22 Mar 1991                              Gp Capt P Langrill

2 Apr 1993                                 Gp Capt C B Adcock

xx Dec 1993                               Gp Capt W M N Cross

In 1995 RAF Newton became an enclave of RAF Cranwell and had three Detachment Commanders.

2 Aug 95                                  Sqn Ldr R D Gammage

1 Apr 96                                  Sqn Ldr A Clarke

5 Oct 98                                  Sqn Ldr C J Rawe

*OC, No 9 SoTT

 

RAF North Coates Fitties/North Coates

From 1929 - 1935, was only open from March to October each year

xx xxx xxxx

20 Mar 1929                            Sqn Ldr C F Gordon*

 8 Mar 1930                             Wg Cdr E Osmond*

12 Mar 1931                            Wg Cdr R S Maxwell*

 1 Mar 1932                             Wg Cdr S R Watkins**

28 Feb 1933                            Wg Cdr J W Woodhouse**

26 Feb 1934                            Wg Cdr F W Trott**

16 Feb 1935                            Wg Cdr L M Bailey**

It became a separate SHQ on 16 Dec 1935.

13 Jan 1936                             Wg Cdr P Huskinson

19 Jul 1937                              Wg Cdr G A H Pidcock

4 Sep 1939                              Placed on Care & Maintenance

 4 Sep 1939                             Flt Lt A V Le Maistre

13 Sep 1939                            Sqn Ldr S T Misselbrook****

 6 Dec 1939                            Wg Cdr E H Spaling

 4 Mar 1940                            Gp Capt J M Mason

19 Mar 1942                           Gp Capt F L Pearce

24 Aug 1942                           Gp Capt N C Ogilvie-Forbes

18 Sep 1942                            Wg Cdr W E Thornewill (Temp)

 9 Oct 1942                             Gp Capt P F Canning

 1 Apr 1943                             Gp Capt O I Gilson

31 Dec 1943                            Wg Cdr A W D Miller (Temp)

14 Jan 1944                              Gp Capt F J St G Braithwaite

xx Jul 1945                               Wg Cdr J A K Pettitt

xx xxx 1957                             Gp Capt J A Leathart

xx xxx 1958                             Gp Capt E W Wright

30 Nov 1959                           Gp Capt D G Smallwood

20 Mar 1961                            Gp Capt C F Bradley

xx xxx xxxx                             

xx xxx 1966                             Wg Cdr O Hardy

 5 May 1969                            Wg Cdr F R Davidson

* OC, RAF Practice Camp, North Coates Fitties

** OC, No 2 Armament Training Camp, North Coates Fitties

***Cmdt, No 1 AOS

****OC, No 2 RTP

 

RAF North Killingholme

 9 Dec 1943                            Gp Capt R V McIntrye

xx xxx 1945                             Sqn Ldr G L Findlayson

19 Dec 1945                           Sqn Ldr H K Jones

 

RAF North Luffenham

xx Apr 1941                            Gp Capt R T Taafe*

17 Jul 1941                              Gp Capt E Burton

xx xxx 1941                             Gp Capt G A Walker

xx xxx xxxx                              Gp Capt R A R Rae

20 Nov 1944                           Gp Capt P Bale

xx xxx xxxx                              

xx Nov 1955                            Gp Capt M W B Knight

xx xxx xxxx 

29 Dec 1960                            Gp Capt J A Sowrey

25 May 1964                           Wg Cdr R P Breen

 5 Aug 1964                             Gp Capt J E Frith

 4 Apr 1966                             Gp Capt K E Christensen

24 Feb 1968                            Gp Capt J A Parker

29 Jun 1970                             Gp Capt J D Jones

11 Sep 1972                            Gp Capt T P White

20 Dec 1974                            Gp Capt G V Lobley

 4 Jan 1977                              Gp Capt J B Quiton

20 Nov 1978                           Gp Capt M J D Brown

 8 Dec 1980                             Gp Capt A W Jones

15 Nov 1982                           Gp Capt K E J Monkhouse

13 Aug 1984                            Gp Capt R M S Fitzgerald-Lombard

xx xxx xxxx

xx xxx 1995                             Gp Capt G Jones

xx xxx 1997                             Gp Capt N E Taylor

*OC, No 29 OTU

 

RAF Nuneaton (Satellite - No 18 OTU, RAF Bramcote)

 7 Feb 1943                           Sqn Ldr L G Blomfield*

*Also OC Detachment, No 18 OTU

 

RAF Orby

xx xxx xxxx                            Sqn Ldr Woolnough (1943)

 

RAF Ossington

xx xxx xxxx                           Gp Capt Laine

15 Apr 1944                         Gp Capt H I Dabinett

 

RAF Saltby

 2 Mar 1942                           Sqn Ldr C A Alldis

xx xxx xxxx                             Wg Cdr R R Banker

xx xxx xxxx                            Transferred to USAAF

xx Mar 1945                          Gp Capt E J George

 

RAF Scampton

16 Nov 1936                           Gp Capt J C Russell

15 Mar 1938                           Wg Cdr W A B Bowen-Buscarlet (Temp)

30 Nov 1938                           Gp Capt O C Bryson

31 Jul 1939                              Gp Capt E C Emmett

29 Apr 1940                            Gp Capt H S P Walmsley

16 Mar 1941                           Gp Capt W J M Akerman

12 Aug 1941                           Gp Capt R H S Spaight

16 Mar 1942                           Gp Capt J N H Whitworth

11 Jun 1943                            Gp Capt A D Davies

19 May 1944                          Gp Capt J W F Merer

 8 Oct 1944                            Gp Capt C R D L Lloyd

 2 Dec 1946                            Gp Capt P J Harris

 9 Jan 1948                             Gp Capt T A B Parselle

11 Oct 1948                           Gp Capt H J Pringle

 5 Mar 1951                           Gp Capt G A G Johnson

29 Apr 1953                           Gp Capt D J P Lee

16 May 1955                          Gp Capt H P Connolly

 1 Jun 1955                                          Sqn Ldr R C Wood

20 May 1957                          Gp Capt S P Coulson

 4 Apr 1960                            Gp Capt H Burton

 6 Nov 1962                           Gp Capt J Garden

25 Mar 1963                          Gp Capt K G Hubbard

 5 Jun 1964                             Gp Capt R G Wakeford

11 Oct 1965                           Gp Capt A H Mawer

 5 Jan 1968                             Gp Capt D J Furner

17 Jan 1969                            Gp Capt T M Fennell

 8 Jan 1971                             Gp Capt L E H Scotchmer

30 Mar 1973                           Gp Capt F R Lockyer

xx xxx 1974                             Gp Capt J B Fitzpatrick

30 Dec 1975                            Gp Capt G H Burleigh

20 Jan 1978                             Gp Capt C A Herbert

31 Dec 1979                            Gp Capt V L Warrington

 1 Jul 1982                               Wg Cdr A P Singleton

 5 Feb 1983                             Gp Capt I Thomson

22 Feb 1985                            Gp Capt R G Curry

xx xxx xxxx

xx Sep 1994                             Gp Capt C C N Burwell

xx xxx xxxx                               Wg Cdr D Bolsover

xx Feb 2001                             Wg Cdr W J Ramsey

xx Feb 2005                             Wg Cdr D Middleton

 1 Apr 2005                             Gp Capt T L J Bishop

xx xxx xxxx

xx xxx xxxx                               Wg Cdr M Harrop

xx xxx 2016                               Wg Cdr J Campbell

RAF Skellingthorpe

 7 Jun 1943                           Gp Capt B E Lowe (KOAS 18 Jul 1943)

 1 Aug 1943                          Gp Capt D D Christie

 8 Feb 1944                          Gp Capt J N Jefferson

13 Nov 1944                        Gp Capt R G Forbes

 

RAF Spilsby

12 Oct 1943                        Gp Capt W G Cheshire

 6 Jul 1944                           Gp Capt S H V Harris

16 Sep 1945                        Gp Capt O A Morris

25 Oct 1945                        Gp Capt R G Forbes

 1 Dec 1945                         Wg Cdr G D Stephenson

23 Mar 1946                         Wg Cdr J R Cree

 

RAF Spittlegate/Spitalgate

 8 Jun 1925                              Flt Lt F Petch

15 Sep 1925                            Wg Cdr G R M Reid

1928                                        Renamed Grantham

xxxx                                         Renamed Spitalgate

xx xxx xxxx

xx xxx 1943                             Gp Capt J Cox

xx xxx xxxx  

xx xxx 1947                             Gp Capt D S Radford

xx xxx xxxx

xx Mar 1954                            Wg Cdr G P Harger

xx xxx xxxx                             

xx xxx 1968                             Gp Capt M Tudor WRAF

20 Jul 1970                              Gp Capt R C Tuties WRAF

 1 Nov 1971                            Gp Capt P J Tumblin WRAF

 

RAF Strubby

30 Apr 1944                            Gp Capt E L S Ward

 9 Oct 1944                             Gp Capt J B Jeudwine

xx xxx 1945                              Sqn Ldr D H Luck

28 Nov 1945                           Fg Off Wilks (No 35 MU)

 

RAF Sturgate

 

xx xxx xxxx                                Sqn Ldr G S T Dawson (Camp Commandant)

 3 Nov 1944                             Wg Cdr R J Twanley

21 Nov 1944                            Gp Capt W C Sheen (Also OC, RAF Hemswell)

 4 Jan 1945                               Gp Capt R C Ayling

xx xxx 1945                              Gp Capt D F Macdonald

xx xxx 1945                              Wg Cdr ?

xx xxx 1946                              Sqn Ldr ?

31 Mar 1946                            Placed on Care & Maintenance

 

RAF Sutton Bridge

From 1929 - ?, was only open for about six months each year

25 Mar 1929                            Sqn Ldr C B Cooke*

 8 Mar 1930                             Wg Cdr D L Allen*

12 Mar 1931                            Wg Cdr K C Buss*

 1 Mar 1932                             Wg Cdr W Sowrey**

28 Feb 1933                            Wg Cdr W Sowrey**

19 Mar 1934                            Wg Cdr F Sowrey**

18 Feb 1935                            Wg Cdr C L King**

19 Aug 1935                            Wg Cdr H A Smith**

 5 Feb 1938                             Wg Cdr /Gp Capt F O Soden** (Gp Capt from 1 Apr 1939)

 1 Aug 1939                             Wg Cdr J M Mason**

 2 Sep 1939                             Placed on Care & Maintenance

 2 Sep 1939                             Flt Lt R P Smillie (i/c C & M Party)

30 Oct 1939                            Wg Cdr P R Barwell

13 Jun 1940                             Gp Capt H D O’Neill

17 Aug 1940                            Wg Cdr/Gp Capt B Caswell§

10 Jun 1941                             Gp Capt F O Soden§

15 Sep 1941                            Wg Cdr/Gp Capt I A Bertram§

 1 Apr 1942                             Wg Cdr J M Warfield

 9 May 1942                            Gp Capt C H Keith***

 5 Sep 1942                             Gp Capt C St J Beamish***

21 Nov 1943                            Gp Capt M H Dwyer***

xx Feb 1944                             ?

xx xxx 1944                             Wg Cdr P J Halford

 1 Jan 1945                              Wg Cdr D Kinnear

* Camp Commandant, RAF Practice Camp

** OC, No 3 Armament Training Camp

*** OC, Central Gunnery School

§OC, No 56 OTU

 

RAF Swinderby

17 Aug 1940                          Wg Cdr E C Lewis

 4 Sep 1940                           Gp Capt L F Pendred

19 Jul 1941                            Gp Capt E F Waring

 9 Sep 1941                           Gp Capt H V Satterly

25 May 1942                         Gp Capt H L Patch

 1 Feb 1943                           Gp Capt W N McKechnie*

15 Apr 1943                          Gp Capt A C Evans-Evans*

 6 Sep 1943                           Gp Capt M G Philpott*

12 Feb 1944                          Gp Capt R Coats

25 Jan 1945                           Gp Capt A W Franklyn

30 Nov 1945                         Gp Capt J D Nelson

xx xxx 1948                           Gp Capt H H Brookes

xx xxx xxxx                            Gp Capt J N H Whitworth

xx Aug 1954                          Gp Capt P W Bale

xx Mar 1957                          Gp Capt K S Batchelor

xx xxx xxxx                            Gp Capt J Hughes

19 Feb 1962                          Gp Capt D B Bretherton

22 Jun 1964                           Gp Capt B Hamilton

21 Oct 1966                          Gp Capt J A Bush

16 Jun 1969                           Gp Capt I Thomas

14 May 1971                         Gp Capt J E Kilduff

 3 Aug 1973                            Gp Capt D W Grocock

 3 May 1974                           Gp Capt D J Green

30 Jul 1976                             Gp Capt D E B Dowling

28 Jul 1978                             Gp Capt J C Parker

 5 Sep 1980                            Gp Capt J S Preston

25 Jun 1982                            Gp Capt M C A Davis

27 Jul 1984                             Gp Capt M V P H Harrington

*Also OC, No 1660 HCU

 

RAF Syerston

xx Dec 40                                Gp Capt W Sanderson

xx Jul 41                                  Gp Capt R T Taafe

20 Apr 1942                            Gp Capt G A Walker

xx Mar 1943                            Gp Capt E I Bussell

xx Mar 1943                            Gp Capt R V M Odbert (killed in aircraft accident 18 Jul 1943)

xx Jul 1943                              Gp Capt F S Hodder

 6 Sep 1943                             Gp Capt A C Evans-Evans

17 Nov 1943                           Gp Capt S L G Pope

xx xxx 1944                             Gp Capt P W Johnson

xx xxx 1944                             Gp Capt J W F Merer

xx xxx1944                              Gp Capt K Lea-Cox

xx xxx 1945                             Gp Capt L V Spencer

xx xxx 1946                             Gp Capt J B M Wallis

xx xxx 1948                             Gp Capt E H M David

xx xxx 1950                             Gp Capt G F W Heycock

xx Nov 52                               Gp Capt W P J Thompson

xx Mar 195                             Gp Capt H T Bennett

xx Nov 1957                           Gp Capt J H L Blount

xx xxx 1960                             Gp Capt G B Warner

 1 Aug 1962                            Gp Capt J W Louw

10 Mar 1965                           Gp Capt H G Slade

xx Aug1967                             Gp Capt R D Roe

18 Feb 1969                            Gp Capt G W W Waddington

1 Jan 1970                               Sqn Ldr K Trotter

 

RAF Waddington

xx xxx 1917                        Lt Col L A E Edwards

xx xxx xxxx                         Lt Col H LeM Brock

xx xxx xxxx                         Lt Col J R W Smyth-Piggott

xx xxx 1918                        Maj J R Herring

xx Sep 1926                       Sqn Ldr R D Oxland

xx Mar 1927                      Wg Cdr Hon L J E Twistle-Wykeham-Fiennes

xx Apr 1930                      Wg Cdr H P Lale

xx May 1931                     Wg Cdr H I Hanmer

xx Jan 1934                       Wg Cdr A P V Daly

xx Jan 1936                       Wg Cdr J L M de C Hughes Chamberlain

xx Jun 1936                       Flt Lt H E Power

24 Apr 1937                     Wg Cdr P H Cummings

27 Jul 1938                       Wg Cdr W J Daddo-Langlois

 2 Jan 1939                      Gp Capt L H Cockey

 4 Mar 1940                    Gp Capt C T Anderson

30 Oct 1940                    Wg Cdr D W Reid (Temp)

 5 Nov 1940                    Gp Capt J L Kirby

26 Mar 1941                    Gp Capt J N Boothman

12 Oct 1941                    Gp Capt K P Lewis

16 Apr 1943                    Gp Capt S C Elworthy

31 Mar 1944                   Gp Capt D W F Bonham-Carter

14 Apr 1945                    Gp Capt E D McK Nelson

 1 Aug 1945                    Gp Capt D D Christie

14 Aug 1945                   Gp Capt A E Taylor (Died in hospital, 20 Dec 1945)

21 Dec 1945                   Gp Capt G H Russell

xx Oct 1946                   Gp Capt H McC White

xx Jan 1947                    Gp Capt M B Mackay

xx Apr 1950                   Gp Capt J M Warfield

xx Feb 1951                   Wg Cdr R E Sharp

xx Jun 1951                    Wg Cdr A D Groom

xx Aug 1953                   Sqn Ldr J E Close

xx Jun 1955                    Gp Capt H P Connolly

xx Jan 1957                    Gp Capt S L Ring

xx Oct 1958                   Gp Capt D Iveson

xx Dec 1960                   Gp Capt J Finch

xx Aug 1963                   Gp Capt C B Brown

xx Dec 1965                   Gp Capt C G Maughan

xx Apr 1967                   Gp Capt A Griffiths

25 Jul 1969                    Gp Capt M D'Arcy

xx Jul 1971                    Gp Capt H D Hall

xx Sep 1973                  Gp Capt R C F Peirse

xx Oct 1975                  Gp Capt E H Macey

xx Sep 1977                  Gp Capt B T Sills

xx Sep 1979                  Gp Capt M J Pilkington

xx Nov 1981                 Gp Capt J Laycock

xx Dec 1983                  Gp Capt M J Bettell

xx Dec 1985                  Gp Capt N Bonnor

xx Nov 1987                 Wg Cdr R E Nickson

xx Oct 1989                  Gp Capt P N O Plunkett

xx Jan 1992                   Gp Capt J L Uprichard

xx Nov 1993                 Gp Capt G D Simpson

xx Dec 1995                  Gp Capt M J Remlinger

xx xxx 1998                   Gp Capt R Cook

xx Jul 2000                    Gp Capt D L Whittingham

xx Aug 2002                  Gp Capt J N Fradgley

12 Aug 2004                 Gp Capt C J Coulls

14 Aug 2006                 Gp Capt A D Fryer

xx xxx 2008                  Gp Capt R J C Powell

xx xxx 2010                  Gp Capt C J Jones

 3 Jan 2012                   Gp Capt A K Gillespie

xx Dec 2013                 Gp Capt R P Barrow

xx Mar 2016                 Gp Capt A P Marshall

xx Nov 2017                 Gp Capt T J P Burke

xx Jan 2020                  Gp Capt S P Kilvington

 

RAF Wellingore

18 Apr 1944                            Flt Lt A E Waldie*

12 Nov 1944                           Flt Lt R L Craig-Adams* (Admitted to hospital 23 Feb 1945)

23 Feb 1945                            Flt Lt M R D Pugh*

12 Mar 1945                            Fg Off/Flt Lt E W Easter*

12 Nov 1945                            Flt Lt J Stansfield*

*Camp Commandant, Satellite of RAF Cranwell

 

RAF Wickenby

19 May 1943                         Gp Capt B A J Crummy

23 Mar 1944                          Gp Capt P Haynes

12 Sep 1945                          Gp Capt K Lea-Cox

15 Dec 1945                          Sqn Ldr W Wilson

 1 Aug 1952                           Wg Cdr T S Kennedy (OC, No 92 Maintenance Unit)

11 Jan 1953                          

 

RAF Wigsley

xx xxx 1942                            Gp Capt W H McKechnie*

xx xxx xxxx                             Gp Capt D W F Bonham-Carter

xx xxx 1944                            Wg Cdr W Mc F Russell*

*OC, No 1654 HCU?

 

RAF Winthorpe

 1 Feb 1943                             Gp Capt E S Butler

xx May 1943                            Gp Capt E L S Ward

 

RAF Woodhall Spa

xx xxx xxxx                           Sqn Ldr E Brewer* (1943)

26 Sep 1943                         Gp Capt P W Johnson

15 Feb 1944                          Gp Capt M G Philpott

 3 Jan 1945                           Gp Capt E H Fielden

10 Feb 1945                         Gp Capt Fauquier

 7 Mar 1945                          Gp Capt C C McMullen

28 Jun 1945                          Gp Capt M L Heath

xx xxx 1945                           Wg Cdr H J F Le Good

16 Oct 1945                          Gp Capt H Stanton

10 Dec 1945                         Placed on Care & Maintenance

*Camp Commandant

RAF Woolfox Lodge

xx xxx xxxx                            Wg Cdr G F Rodney*

 9 Sep 1943                           Wg Cdr J E Watts*

xx Nov 1943                         Gp Capt ?

xx Feb 1944

 1 May 1944                         Wg Cdr R J B Pearse*?

*OC, No 29 OTU Detachment (DCI)

 

RAF Worksop

xx Sep 1943                            Wg Cdr J W Duggan*

22 Feb 1944                            Wg Cdr Turner*

18 Sep 1944                            Wg Cdr E K Piercey*

xx Dec 1956                            Gp Capt L E Botting

*OC, No 18 OTU Detachment

 

RAF Wymeswold

30 Apr 1942                            Sqn Ldr J Blackmore

 1 Jun 1942                              Gp Capt J R Bell*

*OC, No 28 OTU

 

Officers shown in Italics either never reached Air Rank or were not in the General Duties Branch when they did so

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