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No 1 (Indian) Wing Station Personnel


[Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jan 1934 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]Aug 1930 | Sep 1930 | Oct 1930 | Nov 1930 | Dec 1930 |

July 1929

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Dermot L Allen  1 Nov 1928 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt David F Anderson  1 Nov 1928 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Ian A Bertram 13 Dec 1928  
Flt Lt Richard B Jordan 21 Jan 1929 later AM
Fg Off James F Mehigan  1 Nov 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Frank W Foster  1 Nov 1928 Signals duties, DFC, DSM
Stores Branch
Fg Off

Charles W Gore

5 Dec 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance  1 Nov 1928  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Thomas W Wilson  1 Nov 1928  
Education Officer
Capt Herbert A M d'Este  2 Sep 1927 Grade IV (Acting Grade III), BSc (also No 1 (Indian) Group)

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny 25 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Burton Ankers 13 Oct 1929 Photographic duties, DSC
Flt Lt David F Anderson  1 Nov 1928 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Ian A Bertram 13 Dec 1928  
Flt Lt Richard B Jordan 21 Jan 1929 later AM
Flt Lt John G Franks  7 Mar 1930 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Frank W Foster  1 Nov 1928 Signals duties, DFC, DSM
Stores Branch
Fg Off Walter A Stagg  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ord D Allerton  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Neil I Smith  7 Mar 1930 MD, ChB
Education Officer
Capt Herbert A M d'Este  2 Sep 1927 Grade IV (Acting Grade III), BSc (also No 1 (Indian) Group)

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

August 1930

Source - August 1930 Air Force List

September 1930

Source - September 1930 Air Force List

October 1930

Source - October 1930 Air Force List

November 1930

Source - November 1930 Air Force List

December 1930

Source - December 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny 25 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt

Walter H Merton

13 Mar 1931 Photographic duties, later ACM
Flt Lt Wilfred E Dipple 18 Jan 1931  
Flt Lt Cuthbert J Collingwood  6 Feb 1931  
Flt Lt Oswald B Swain 23 Dec 1930 Armament duties;
Fg Off Frank W Foster  1 Nov 1928 Signals duties, DFC, DSM
Stores Branch
Fg Off Walter A Stagg  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ord D Allerton  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George M Anderson  7 Oct 1930 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Capt Charles E Scott   Grade IV (Acting Grade III), MC, BA

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny 25 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Stephen McKeever 17 Aug 1931 DFC
Flt Lt Wilfred E Dipple 18 Jan 1931 Adjutant
Flt Lt Oswald B Swain 23 Dec 1930 Armament duties;
Flt Lt

Walter H Merton

13 Mar 1931 Photographic duties, later ACM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Albert T Wells 22 Dec 1931  
Fg Off Walter A Stagg  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ord D Allerton  8 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George M Anderson  7 Oct 1930 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Capt William F Foulston   Grade III, MA

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny 25 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Frederick H Isaac  1 Jan 1933  
Flt Lt Wilfred E Dipple 18 Jan 1931 Adjutant
Flt Lt Thomas M Abraham  4 Oct 1932 Armament duties;
Flt Lt

Walter H Merton

13 Mar 1931 Photographic duties, later ACM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Capel S Whellock 18 Nov 1932  
Fg Off Ronald C Storrar 15 Jul 1932 later AVM
Fg Off Wilfred Macey  4 Oct 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Robert L C Fisher  4 Apr 1932 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Capt Hubert C Biles 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, MA
Warrant Officers
WO William M E Cannock 15 Apr 1933  
WO William D Coleman 10 Feb 1930 MBE
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Charles A Killick 13 Nov 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny 25 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Wyndham B Farrington 18 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding (Designate), DSO
Flt Lt Frederick H Isaac  1 Jan 1933 DFC
Flt Lt Wilfred E Dipple 18 Jan 1931 Adjutant
Flt Lt

Walter H Merton

13 Mar 1931 Photographic duties, later ACM
Flt Lt Thomas M Abraham  4 Oct 1932 Armament duties;
Fg Off Francis C Sturgiss 24 Oct 1933 Photographic duties,
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Capel S Whellock 18 Nov 1932  
Fg Off Ronald C Storrar 15 Jul 1932 later AVM
Fg Off Wilfred Macey  4 Oct 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Robert L C Fisher  4 Apr 1932 MB, BCh
Fg Off Lancelot M Corbet 18 Oct 1933 MB, BS
Fg Off Robert E W Fisher  8 Dec 1933 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Capt Hubert C Biles 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, MA
Warrant Officers
WO William M E Cannock 15 Apr 1933  
WO William D Coleman 10 Feb 1930 MBE
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Charles Ripley  8 Jun 1933  
WO II Charles A Killick 13 Nov 1932  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Wyndham B Farrington 18 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding, DSO
Flt Lt Garth R O'Sullivan  2 Mar 1934  
Flt Lt Herbert G Brookman 15 Feb 1934  
Flt Lt Thomas M Abraham  4 Oct 1932 Armament duties;
Flt Lt Francis C Sturgiss 24 Oct 1933 Photographic duties,
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Capel S Whellock 18 Nov 1932  
Fg Off Ronald C Storrar 15 Jul 1932 later AVM
Fg Off Wilfred Macey  4 Oct 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John L Walsh 15 Feb 1934 MB, BS
Flt Lt Robert E W Fisher  8 Dec 1933 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Capt Hubert C Biles 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, MA
Warrant Officers
WO William M E Cannock 15 Apr 1933  
WO Arthur Figg 17 Nov 1933  
WO Charles Ripley  8 Jun 1933  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Wyndham B Farrington 18 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding, DSO
Flt Lt Garth R O'Sullivan  2 Mar 1934  
Flt Lt Herbert G Brookman 15 Feb 1934  
Flt Lt Thomas M Abraham  4 Oct 1932 Armament duties;
Flt Lt Francis C Sturgiss 24 Oct 1933 Photographic duties,
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur E Evans  2 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off Ronald J Williams 28 Mar 1935  
Fg Off Wilfred Macey  4 Oct 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John L Walsh 15 Feb 1934 MB, BS
Fg Off Herbert F Harvey 14 Mar 1936 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO William M E Cannock 15 Apr 1933  
WO Arthur Figg 17 Nov 1933  
WO William Morgan 22 Oct 1931  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

John W B Grigson

29 Aug 1935 Officer Commanding, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

John M Cohu

14 Sep 1935 later AVM
Flt Lt

Frederick G H Ewens

15 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Edmund C Hudleston

20 Nov 1935 Armament duties; later ACM
Flt Lt Francis C Sturgiss 24 Oct 1933 Photographic duties,
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur E Evans  2 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off Ronald J Williams 28 Mar 1935  
Fg Off Wilfred Macey  4 Oct 1932  
Fg Off H H Hilliar 17 Apr 1936  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John L Walsh 15 Feb 1934 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO William M E Cannock 15 Apr 1933  
WO Arthur Figg 17 Nov 1933  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II W Morse 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J H Butler 17 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr

Harold J G E Proud

11 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Francis C Sturgiss 24 Oct 1933 Photographic duties,
Flt Lt A F McKenna  2 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt H A R Halliday 25 Sep 1936 Armament duties;
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur E Evans  2 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off T King 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off M C R White 15 Oct 1936  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt A Sheehan 24 Oct 1936 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO A B Kendall 20 Nov 1936  
WO G D D Gammack  3 Dec 1936  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II W Morse 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 5 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr B Ankers 25 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, DCM
Sqn Ldr W V L Spendlove  9 Dec 1937  
Flt Lt H A R Halliday 25 Sep 1936 Armament duties;
Flt Lt P B B Ogilvie 11 Nov 1937 Photographic duties,
Flt Lt C C House 29 Dec 1937  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt Arthur E Evans  2 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off J E Garwood  5 Oct 1937  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt A Sheehan 24 Oct 1936 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO R M Dean  9 Jul 1937  
WO C Richardson 30 Nov 1937  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II W Morse 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr B Ankers 25 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, DCM
Flt Lt A H Fear 25 Oct 1938 Armament duties;
Flt Lt G E Jackson 30 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt C C House 29 Dec 1937  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt Arthur E Evans  2 Dec 1924 DFC
Flt Lt C M P Hartley 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off J E Garwood  5 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A G Sutton 25 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt R C O'Grady 29 Sep 1938 MC, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO R M Dean  9 Jul 1937  
WO C Richardson 30 Nov 1937  
WO H G Blake 16 Apr 1939  
WO W Morse 16 Apr 1936  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr B Ankers 25 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, DCM
Flt Lt A H Fear 25 Oct 1938 Armament duties;
Flt Lt G E Jackson 30 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt C C House 29 Dec 1937  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt C M P Hartley 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off J E Garwood  5 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A G Sutton 25 Oct 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R C O'Grady 29 Sep 1938 MC, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA

Warrant Officers

WO R M Dean  9 Jul 1937  
WO C Richardson 30 Nov 1937  
WO H G Blake 16 Apr 1939  
WO W Morse 16 Apr 1936  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Risalpur, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 11 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 39 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr B Ankers 25 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, DCM
Flt Lt A H Fear 25 Oct 1938 Armament duties;
Flt Lt G E Jackson 30 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt C C House 29 Dec 1937  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt C M P Hartley 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off J E Garwood  5 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A G Sutton 25 Oct 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R C O'Grady 29 Sep 1938 MC, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Thomas J D Craig  2 Mar 1935 Grade III, BA

Warrant Officers

WO R M Dean  9 Jul 1937  
WO C Richardson 30 Nov 1937  
WO H G Blake 16 Apr 1939  
WO W Morse 16 Apr 1936  
WO C H Thorogood 15 Mar 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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