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Air Defence of Great Britain - September 1930


Wessex Bombing Area (HQ - Andover)

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
Station HQ RAF Andover, Oxfordshire Wg Cdr W B Hargrave
No 12 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Andover Sqn Ldr F H M Maynard
No 101 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Andover Sqn Ldr F H Coleman
RAF Staff College Andover AVM E R Ludlow-Hewitt
Station Flt RAF Andover Flt Lt J Harston
No 100 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Bicester Sqn Ldr W B Farrington
Station HQ RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk Wg Cdr R Leckie
No 35 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Bircham Newton Sqn Ldr B E Harrison
No 207 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Bircham Newton Sqn Ldr E A Beaulah
No 33 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Eastchurch Sqn Ldr J J Breen
No 9 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Manston Wg Cdr W V Strugnell
Station HQ RAF Upper Heyford Gp Capt C E H Rathborne
No 10 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Upper Heyford Wg Cdr Percy C Sherran
No 99 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Upper Heyford Wg Cdr H G Smart
Station Flt RAF Upper Heyford Flt Lt Cecil Guppy
Station HQ RAF Worthy Down Gp Capt C H K Edmonds
No 7 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Worthy Down Wg Cdr C W H Pulford
No 58 (Bomber) Sqn RAF Worthy Down Wg Cdr C C Miles
Oxford University Air Sqn (a) Oxford Wg Cdr A G R Garrod

 

Fighting Area (HQ - Uxbridge)

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
Night Flying Flt RAF Biggin Hill Sqn Ldr C B Cooke
Station HQ RAF Duxford Wg Cdr F L Robinson
No 19 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Duxford Sqn Ldr C R Keary
Station Flt RAF Duxford Flt Lt G D Harvey
No 25 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Hawkinge Sqn Ldr R S Aitken
Station HQ RAF Hornchurch Wg Cdr E R Manning
No 54 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Hornchurch Sqn Ldr W E G Bryant
No 111 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Hornchurch Sqn Ldr L H Slatter
Station HQ RAF Kenley Wg Cdr R Graham
No 23 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Kenley Sqn Ldr H W Woollett
No 32 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Kenley Sqn Ldr B E Baker
Station HQ RAF Northolt Wg Cdr J S T Bradley
No 24 (Communication) Sqn RAF Northolt Sqn Ldr D S Don
No 41 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Northolt Sqn Ldr P Huskinson
Station HQ RAF North Weald Wg Cdr R G D Small
No 29 (Fighter) Sqn RAF North Weald Sqn Ldr E J D Routh
No 56 (Fighter) Sqn RAF North Weald Sqn Ldr A Lees
Station HQ RAF Tangmere Wg Cdr J B Graham
No 1 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Tangmere Sqn Ldr E O Grenfell
No 43 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Tangmere Sqn Ldr C N Lowe
Station HQ RAF Upavon Wg Cdr W R Read
No 3 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Upavon Sqn Ldr C A Stevens
No 17 (Fighter) Sqn RAF Upavon Sqn Ldr R Harrison
Cambridge University Air Sqn (a) Cambridge Wg Cdr V S Brown

No 1 Air Defence Group (HQ - 145 Sloane Street, Sloane Square, London SW1)

 
Unit Location Officer Commanding
No 501 (City of Bristol) (Bomber) Sqn Filton Sqn Ldr R S Sugden
No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Aldergrove Wg Cdr F P Don
No 503 (City of Lincoln) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Waddington Wg Cdr H P Lale
No 504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn Hucknall Sqn Ldr H I Hanmer
Auxiliary Air Force Units
No 600 (City of London) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Hendon Sqn Ldr The Rt Hon F E Guest AAF
No 601 (County of London) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Hendon Sqn Ldr The Rt Hon Sir Philip Sassoon AAF
No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Sqn Renfrew Sqn Ldr J Fullerton AAF
No 603 (City of Edinburgh) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Turnhouse Sqn Ldr J McKelvie AAF
No 604 (County of Middlesex) (Bomber) Sqn RAF Hendon Sqn Ldr (Hon Wg Cdr) Alan S W Dore AAF
No 605 (County of Warwick) (Bomber) Sqn Castle Bromwich Sqn Ldr J A C Wright AAF
No 607 (County of Durham) Sqn Usworth Sqn Ldr Walter L Runciman AAF
No 608 (North Riding) Sqn Thornaby Sqn Ldr William H Davies AAF
Station HQ RAF Hendon Wg Cdt W J Y Guilfoyle
Superintendent, RAF Reserve RAF Hendon Wg Cdt W J Y Guilfoyle

(a) Directly under Air Ministry for training

(b) Directly under Air Ministry for operations

Source - September 1930 Air Force List

This page was last updated on 09/06/17 using FrontPage 2003

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