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Squadron Commanding Officers, Nos 81 - 100 Squadrons


[81 Sqn | 82 Sqn | 83 Sqn | 84 Sqn | 85 Sqn | 86 Sqn | 87 Sqn | 88 Sqn | 89 Sqn | 90 Sqn | 91 Sqn | 92 Sqn | 93 Sqn | 94 Sqn | 95 Sqn | 96 Sqn | 97 Sqn | 98 Sqn | 99 Sqn | 100 Sqn]

No 81 Squadron

 7 Jan 1917

?

xx Jan 1917

Maj E M Pollard

 4 Jul 1918

DB

25 Nov 1918

Maj A E McKeever DSO MC

20 Jun 1920

DB

25 Aug 1939

Unknown

17 Sep 1939

Sqn Ldr G R Ashton. AFC

xx Jun 1940

Sqn Ldr J H Hill

xx Jun 1940

DB

xx Jul 1941

Sqn Ldr A H Rook

xx Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr Ronald Berry DFC; later A/Cdre

xx Feb 1943

Sqn Ldr C P Gray DFC

xx Jan 1943

Sqn Ldr W H Whitamore DFC

xx Mar 1944

Sqn Ldr J V Marshall

xx Oct 1944

Sqn Ldr Tofield

xx Oct 1944

Sqn Ldr C B Sylvester

xx Jun 1945

Sqn Ldr A J McGregor. DSO

xx Jul 1945

Sqn Ldr Patrick A Kennedy DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre

30 Jun 1946

DB

 1 Sep 1946

Wg Cdr J R H Merifield, DFC

xx Jun 1947

Sqn Ldr Fairhurst, DFC

xx Jan 1949

Sqn Ldr P D Thompson, DFC DFM

xx Sept 1951

Sqn Ldr J Morgan, DSO

xx Feb 1953

Sqn Ldr Swaby

xx Aug 1955

Sqn Ldr S McCreith AFC

xx Dec 1957

Sqn Ldr R J Linford

xx Feb 1961

Sqn Ldr S J West

xx Aug 1963

Sqn Ldr G N Gilbert, AFC

xx xxx xxxx

Sqn Ldr John B Fitzpatrick; later AM

No 82 Squadron

23 Jan 1917

Capt G D Hill

 6 Feb 1917

Maj J A Cunningham

 5 Jul 1917

Maj A H Jackson

12 Apr 1918

Maj J B Solomon MC

17 Feb 1919

?

 4 Jul 1919

DB

14 Jun 1937

Sqn Ldr N C Pleasance

23 Jan 1939

Sqn Ldr S R Groom

xx xxx xxxx

 Names from this point have not yet been found

xx xxx 1940

Wg Cdr The Earl of Bandon; later ACM

xx xxx xxxx

 Names from this point have not yet been found

xx xxx xxxx

Wg Cdr J H McMichael

xx Nov 1942

Sqn Ldr D R Gibbs

xx Jul 1944

Wg Cdr L V Hudson

xx Jan 1945

Wg Cdr F W Snell DFC

15 Mar 1946

DB

 1 Oct 1946

Wg Cdr R J S Edwards

xx Mar 1947

Wg Cdr R J Abrahams OBE

xx Jun 1949

Wg Cdr D C Torrens OBE

xx Jun 1951

Wg Cdr S G Wise CBE, DFC

xx Nov 1952

Sqn Ldr H Grant

xx Dec 1952

Flt Lt D E Thompson DFC

xx Feb 1953

Sqn Ldr K Richey

xx Jan 1955

Sqn Ldr J A Bush DFC

xx Jan 1956

Sqn Ldr Dudley G Bailey; later AVM

xx Apr 1956

Sqn Ldr D A Hammatt

 1 Sep 1956

DB

xx Jul 1959

Sqn Ldr B J S Knight

xx Jan 1961

Sqn Ldr R Lingard

xx Oct 1961

Sqn Ldr W A Young

No 83 Squadron

 7 Jan 1917

?

 6 Feb 1917

Maj John C Quinnell; later A/Cdre

16 May 1917

Maj V A Albrecht MC

 1 Mar 1918

Maj E L M L Gower

28 Jul 1918

Maj S W Price MC

14 Jan 1919

Capt C S Stonehouse

31 Dec 1919

DB

 2 Jan 1937

Sqn Ldr Dermot A Boyle; later MRAF

12 Jul 1937

Sqn Ldr L S Snaith AFC

21 Aug 1939

Wg Cdr Richard B Jordan; later AM

 1 Oct 1939

Wg Cdr L S Snaith AFC

 9 Jun 1940

Wg Cdr J C Sisson

 3 Dec 1940

Wg Cdr Dermot A Boyle AFC; later MRAF

16 Feb 1941

Wg Cdr W W Stainthorpe

28 Feb 1941

Wg Cdr R A B Learoyd VC

20 Jun 1941

Wg Cdr Harold V Satterly; later AVM

 6 Sep 1941

Wg Cdr S O Tudor DFC

14 Apr 1942

Wg Cdr M D Crighton-Biggie

10 Feb 1943

Wg Cdr J R Gillman

 9 May 1943

Gp Capt John H Searby DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre

 2 Nov 1943

Wg Cdr R Hilton DSO, DFC

 4 Dec 1943

Wg Cdr W Abercromby DFC

 3 Jan 1944

Gp Capt L C Deane DSO, DFC

28 Aug 1944

Gp Capt J A Ingham DSO, DFC

10 Jun 1945

Wg Cdr F Osborne DFC, AFC

xx xxx xxxx

Names from this point have not yet been found

 1 Jan 1956

Renamed Antler Sqn

21 May 1957

Wg Cdr Alan D Frank DSO, DFC; later AVM

xx Dec 1957

Sqn Ldr D R Howard DFC, AFC

xx Feb 1958

Wg Cdr L F Banks DFC, AFC

15 Aug 1960

Wg Cdr Raymond J Davenport; later A/Cdre

17 Dec 1962

Wg Cdr J A G Slessor

xx Jun 1965

Wg Cdr G L Bonny

15 Aug 1967

Wg Cdr John M Pack; later A/Cdre

25 Jul 1969

Sqn Ldr W A Mears

31 Aug 1969

DB

No 84 Squadron

16 Feb 1917

Maj Hazelton R Nicholl; later AVM

 8 Aug 1917

Maj W Sholto Douglas MC, DFC; later MRAF

 4 Nov 1918

Maj G E M Pickthorne MC 

13 Jul 1919

Capt C M Crowe MC DFC

30 Jan 1920

DB

 2 May 1920

Sqn Ldr Bertrand L Huskisson DSC, DSM

 1 Oct 1921

Sqn Ldr William Sowrey; later A/Cdre

 6 May 1923

Sqn Ldr Vernon S Brown; later A/Cdre

18 Feb 1924

Sqn Ldr E D Atkinson

10 May 1924

Sqn Ldr Richard H Peck; later AM

18 Sep 1924

Sqn Ldr David E Stodart DSO, DFC

 2 Jun 1925

Sqn Ldr W B Farrington

15 Dec 1925

Sqn Ldr David E Stodart DSO, DFC

11 Feb 1927

Sqn Ldr Francis J Vincent DFC; later A/Cdre

11 Feb 1927

Sqn Ldr John J Breen; later AM

 8 Oct 1929

Sqn Ldr Harry Stewart

12 Jan 1931

Sqn Ldr Richard C Hardstaff

 3 Sep 1932

Sqn Ldr P L Plant

29 Apr 1933

Sqn Ldr Stanley F Vincent AFC; later AVM

 1 Feb 1935

Sqn Ldr Francis J Fogarty DFC; later ACM

 5 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr C H A Stevens

 8 Apr 1938

Sqn Ldr Denis H F Barnett; later ACM

25 Oct 1938

Sqn Ldr Donald L Thomson; later A/Cdre

28 Jan 1940

Sqn Ldr Dudley G Lewis; later A/Cdre

 1 Mar 1941

Sqn Ldr H D Jones

19 Apr 1941

Flt Lt W T Russell

31 Aug 1941

Sqn Ldr Clayton D C Boyce; later AVM

31 Dec 1941

Wg Cdr J R Jeudwine

30 Oct 1942

Flt Lt A M Gill

20 Sep 1944

Flt Lt G R Plumb

28 Oct 1944

Sqn Ldr I L B Aitkens

12 Nov 1944

Wg Cdr R E Jay

 8 Jun 1945

Sqn Ldr M B Constable-Maxwell DSO, DFC, MA

 9 Dec 1946

Wg Cdr F Gomersall OBE

15 Sep 1947

Sqn Ldr M J Gloster DFC

15 Nov 1947

Sqn Ldr D R Turley-George DFC

10 Feb 1948

Sqn Ldr G T Dodgshun

11 Oct 1948

Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr S G Nunn OBE, DFC, AE

10 Sep 1949

Sqn Ldr G C Unwin DFM

 4 Aug 1951

Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr A P Norman DFC

15 Jul 1952

Sqn Ldr L L Johnston DSO

20 Feb 1953

Sqn Ldr H H Jenkins

31 Oct 1954

Sqn Ldr J H Dunn

26 Sep 1956

Sqn Ldr F L Spencer

28 Dec 1956

Sqn Ldr K R Bowhill OBE, BA

28 Apr 1957

Sqn Ldr E W Talbot DFC*

18 Jun 1958

Sqn Ldr H W Guile

 9 Sep 1960

Sqn Ldr K H Perry DSO, AFC

21 Sep 1962

Sqn Ldr K J Parfit

17 Oct 1964

Sqn Ldr R J Barnden

24 Oct 1966

Sqn Ldr S Hitchen AFC

31 Aug 1967

Sqn Ldr A E Radnor

 4 Sep 1968

Sqn Ldr D S Gates

24 Oct 1969

Sqn Ldr  I G C Chalmers

12 Nov 1970

Sqn Ldr A B Stephens BA

20 Dec 1970

Sqn Ldr D R Ikin

17 Jun 1972

Sqn Ldr G S Puddy AFC

29 Apr 1974

Sqn Ldr L Banham MBE

16 Dec 1976

Sqn Ldr S M St C Collins MBE

18 Jan 1979

Sqn Ldr M W P Chapple AFC

26 Aug 1980

Sqn Ldr  N R W Hibberd

26 Feb 1983

Sqn Ldr R F King

15 Aug 1985

Sqn Ldr P G Critchley

 5 May 1988

Sqn Ldr M W Leaming BSc

16 Jan 1991

Sqn Ldr H R Pierce BA

10 Dec 1991

Sqn Ldr M Faulkner BA

10 Mar 1994

Sqn Ldr P D Lees

24 Jun 1997

Sqn Ldr J M Dixon

11 Feb 2000

Sqn Ldr C J Mace

15 Mar 2002

Sqn Ldr N E Smith

 3 Sep 2004

Sqn Ldr G J Dann

 7 Dec 2007

Sqn Ldr A Peebles

No 85 Squadron

xx Aug 1917

Maj R A Archer

xx Mar 1918

Maj W A Bishop VC DSO MC

19 Jun 1918

Maj E Mannock VC DSO kia 26 Jul 1918

16 Aug 1918

Maj C M Crowe MC DFC

15 Jan 1919

Maj J O Leach

22 Apr 1919

?

 3 Jul 1919

DB

 1 Jun 1938

Flt Lt D E Turner

xx Aug 1938

Flt Lt. A C P Carver

27 Sep 1938

Sqn Ldr David F W Atcherley; later AVM

xx Jan 1940

Sqn Ldr J O W Oliver, DSO, DFC

xx May 1940

Sqn Ldr M Peacock

xx May 1940

Sqn Ldr P Townsend, CVO, DSO, DFC*

xx Jun 1941

Wg Cdr A T D Saunders

xx Nov 1941

Wg Cdr Richard K Hamblin; later A/Cdre

xx May 1942

Wg Cdr G L Raphael, DFC

xx Jan 1943

Wg Cdr J Cunningham, DSO, DFC

xx Feb 1944

Wg Cdr C M Miller, DFC

xx Oct 1944

Wg Cdr F S Gonsalves, DFC

xx Jan 1945

Wg Cdr W K Davison DSO DFC

xx Jan 1946

Sqn Ldr R J Farrell DFC

xx Jan 1946

Sqn Ldr A J Owen DFC AFC DFM

xx May 1946

Sqn Ldr D C Furse DFC

xx Jan 1947

Sqn Ldr P F Allen DFC

xx Mar 1948

Sqn Ldr Leonard W G Gill DSO; later AVM

xx Aug 1948

Sqn Ldr J R Gardner

xx Jul 1950

Flt Lt A Hollingworth

xx Sep 1950

Sqn Ldr W A Griffiths DFC

xx Jan 1952

Sqn Ldr J D Hawkins AFC

xx May 1954

Sqn Ldr B Scandrett AFC

xx Dec 1955

Wg Cdr A F Binks DFC

xx Jan 1958

Wg Cdr Leslie G P Martin; later A/Cdre

xx Nov 1958

Wg Cdr G A Martin, DFC, AFC

xx Mar 1960

Wg Cdr S J Perkins, AFC

xx Dec 1961

Wg Cdr D A P Saunders-Davies

xx Apr 1963

Sqn Ldr A C Warren

xx Dec 1963

Sqn Ldr A French OBE

xx Apr 1966

Sqn Ldr J B Mountain MBE

xx Jan 1968

Sqn Ldr A G Topham

xx Jan 1969

Wg Cdr J B Cowton

xx Jan 1971

Wg Cdr I H Panton

xx Jan 1973

Wg Cdr M G King

xx Jan 1975

Wg Cdr J D Harvey

xx Dec 1975

Wg Cdr G C Gayton

xx Jan 1978

Wg Cdr P G Masterman

xx Jun 1980

Wg Cdr A C Reed

xx Jul 1983

Wg Cdr J B Thornton

xx Nov 1985

Wg Cdr J Sewell

xx xxx 1988

Wg Cdr R R Wood

xx xxx 1990

Wg Cdr R D Clements

10 Jul 1991

DB

xx xxx 2008

Sqn Ldr A Paul

xx Aug 2011

DB

No 86 Squadron

 1 Sep 1917

?

xx Apr 1918

Maj D O Mulholland

 4 Jul 1918

DB

20 Oct 1918

?

11 Nov 1918

Formation suspended

 6 Dec 1940

Wg Cdr C J P Flood

xx Apr 1942

Wg Cdr R C Gaskell

xx Jul 1942

Wg Cdr V C Darling

xx Sep 1942

Wg Cdr R D Williams

xx Nov 1943

Wg Cdr C E Drapper

xx Aug 1944

Wg Cdr J J K Fleetwood

xx Aug 1945

Sqn Ldr  J G Wilkinson

16 Apr 1945

DB

No 87 Squadron

 1 Sep 1917

Maj C J W Darwin  DSO

12 Feb 1918

Maj J C Callaghan MC

xx Jul 1918

Maj C J W Darwin  DSO

xx Feb 1919

?

24 Jun 1919

DB

15 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr John R Jones; later A/Cdre

xx Apr 1939

Sqn Ldr W E Coope

xx Nov 1939

Sqn Ldr Hill

xx Dec 1939

Sqn Ldr J S Dewar

xx Jul 1940

Sqn Ldr Lovatt-Gregg

xx Aug 1940

Sqn Ldr R  Mills DFC

xx Dec 1940

Sqn Ldr I R Gleed DFC

xx Nov 1941

Sqn Ldr Denis G Smallwood; later ACM

xx Sep 1942

Sqn Ldr W E G Measures

xx Jun 1943

Sqn Ldr A H Thom DFC

xx Sep 1943

Sqn Ldr C Stevens

xx Jul 1944

Sqn Ldr A W G Le Hardy

xx Aug 1944

Sqn Ldr G W Garton DFC

xx Apr 1945

Sqn Ldr G R S McKay DFC

xx Aug 1945

Sqn Ldr Saunders DFC

xx Apr 1946

Sqn Ldr G King DFC

xx Jul 1946

Sqn Ldr Llewelyn DFM

xx Sep 1946

Sqn Ldr H K Mitchell

30 Dec 1946

DB

 1 Jun 1952

Names from this point have not yet been found

xx Jan 1961

DB

No 88 Squadron

27 Mar 1918

Maj R T Leather

28 Sep 1918

Maj R N Montague-Stuart-Wortley

28 May 1919

Maj C C Darley

 7 Aug 1919

DB

25 Jul 1937

Sqn Ldr E C Lewis

 6 Mar 1939

Wg Cdr K H R Elliott DSO

xx xxx xxxx

Names from this point have not yet been found

xx Aug 1943

Wg Cdr Ian J Spencer DFC; later AVM

 1 Feb 1944

Wg Cdr A B Wheeler DFC

16 Feb 1944

Wg Cdr W C Maher AFM

xx Aug 1944

Wg Cdr D J Evans DFC

xx Dec 1944

Wg Cdr W N Sykes

18 Mar 1945

Wg Cdr D J Evans DFC

 6 Apr 1945

DB

 1 Sep 1946

Names from this point have not yet been found

xx Oct 1954

DB

15 Jan 1956

Names from this point have not yet been found

17 Dec 1962

DB

No 89 Squadron

24 Jul 1917

?

26 Dec 1917

Maj A C Clarke

29 Jul 1918

DB

xx Oct 1941

Wg Cdr G H Stainforth, AFC

xx Sep 1942

Wg Cdr James A Leathart DSO; later A/Cdre

xx Jun 1943

Wg Cdr W D David, DFC, AFC

xx Mar 1944

Wg Cdr A F McGhie

xx Nov 1944

Wg Cdr F Collingridge

xx Jul 1945

Sqn Ldr A E Browne

xx Sep 1945

Sqn Ldr R J A Good

15 Dec 1955

Names from this point have not yet been found except: -

xx xxx 1957

Wg Cdr G A Martin, DFC, AFC

30 Nov 1958

DB

No 90 Squadron

 8 Oct 1917

Maj J Blackwood

25 May 1918

Capt E E Burdett

29 Jul 1918

DB

14 Aug 1918

Capt E E Burdett

23 Aug 1918

Maj W B Hargrave

24 Oct 1918

Capt E E Burdett

xx xxx 1919

?

13 Jun 1919

DB

xx Mar 1937

Fl Lt P G Heffernan

19 Apr 1937

Sqn Ldr E Burton

 9 May 1938

Sqn Ldr Gerrard J C Paul; later A/Cdre

13 Feb 1939

Wg Cdr A Leach MC

 8 Apr 1940

DB

 7 May 1941

Wg Cdr J McDougall

26 Jul 1941

Wg Cdr P F Webster DSO, DFC

xx Feb 1942

DB

 7 Nov 1942

Wg Cdr J C Claydon DFC

xx Jun 1943

Wg Cdr John H Giles DFC; later A/Cdre

xx Dec 1943

Wg Cdr G T Wynne-Powell, DFC

 9 Jan 1944

Wg Cdr Frederick M Milligan; later A/Cdre

24 Jun 1944

Wg Cdr A J Ogilvie DFC AFC

10 Nov 1944

Wg Cdr W G Bannister, DFC

 3 Dec 1945

Wg Cdr P F Dunham, DFC

26 Feb 1945

Wg Cdr E G Scott DFC

xx Oct 1945

Wg Cdr K J MacDonald DFC

xx  Feb 1946

Wg Cdr J D Nelson

xx Apr 1946

Sqn Ldr B R W Forster DFC

xx Jan 1947

Wg Cdr W P Harvey

xx Dec 1947

Sqn Ldr A J G Hamilton

xx Jun 1948

Sqn Ldr Thomas J Hanlon; later AVM

xx Nov 1948

Sqn Ldr P H Hugo DSO, DFC**

xx Feb 1950

Sqn Ldr W R Sloane

 1 Sep 1950

DB

4 Oct 1950

Sqn Ldr W R Sloane

xx Jan 1953

Sqn Ldr R G Wilson DFC

xx Jan 1955

Sqn Ldr K L Hughes DFC

xx Jan 1956

Sqn Ldr J R Cox

 1 May 1956

DB

 1 Jan 1957

Sqn Ldr C P Norfolk

 25 Feb 1957

Wg Cdr C B Owen DSO, DFC, AFC

 2 Sep 1957

Wg Cdr Frederick S Hazlewood AFC*; later AVM

 4 Apr 1960 Wg Cdr J Miller DFC, AFC
17 Oct 1961 Wg Cdr U L Burberry

29 Jul 1963

Wg Cdr Edwin J Smith; later A/Cdre

 1 Mar 1965

DB

No 91 Squadron

 1 Sep 1917

?

 3 Jul 1919

DB

xx Jan 1941

Sqn Ldr Hopcroft

xx Jan 1941

Sqn Ldr C P Green DFC

xx Jun 1941

Sqn Ldr Watts Farmer DFC

xx Sep 1941

Sqn Ldr H D Cooke

xx Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr R W Oxspring

xx Jul 1942

Sqn Ldr J E F Demozay FFAF

xx Dec 1942

Sqn Ldr R R Harries DFC

xx Aug 1943

Sqn Ldr N A Kynaston

xx Aug 1944

Sqn Ldr P M Bond

xx Mar 1945

Sqn Ldr I J P Marshall

xx xxx xxxx

Sqn Ldr Hall DFC

xx Apr 1946

Sqn Ldr C K Gray DFC

xx Nov 1946

Sqn Ldr Eric W Wright DFC, DFM; later A/Cdre

3 Jan 1947

DB

No 92 Squadron

 1 Sep 1917

Maj P A O Leask

26 Mar 1918

Maj Arthur Coningham DSO, MC; later AM

28 Feb 1919

Maj Arthur J Capel; later AVM

 7 Aug 1919

DB

15 Oct 1939

Sqn Ldr R J Bushell

23 May 1940

Sqn Ldr Philip J Sanders DFC; later A/Cdre

20 Sept 1940

Sqn Ldr R C F Lister

 2 Oct 1940

Sqn Ldr A M Maclachlan

26 Oct 1940

Sqd Ldr J A Kent DFC, AFC

27 Feb 1941

Sqn Ldr James Rankin DFC*; later A/Cdre

 3 Sept 1941

Sqn Ldr R M Milne, DFC*

 6 Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr F J Birchfield

21 Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr J H Wedgewood DFC

 2 Dec 1942

Sqn Ldr J M Morgan DFC

20 Jan 1943

Sqn Ldr W J Harper

 6 May 1943

Sqd Ldr P H Humphreys DFC

 6 Nov 1943

Sqn Ldr E D Mackie DFC*

20 Feb 1944

Sqn Ldr G J Cox DFC

24 Aug 1944

Major P W Venter SAAF

10 Oct 1944

Major J E Gasson (SAAF) DSO, DFC*

25 Jul 1945

Sqn Ldr C T Bell DFC

 1 Jan 1946

Sqn Ldr D P Sampson DFC

 1 Mar 1946

Sqn Ldr H R P Pertwee DFC

31 Jan 1947

Sqn Ldr Eric W Wright DFC, DFM; later A/Cdre

xx Nov 1947

Sqn Ldr F A Robinson DFC

xx Sep 1948

Sqn Ldr Philip H G Wintle DFC*; later A/Cdre

9 Oct 1949

Sqn Ldr R H Harries DSO*, DFC**

 1 Jun 1950

Sqn Ldr A G Conway DFC

 6 May 1952

Sqn Ldr J Jagger

25 Aug 1952

Sqn Ldr G R Turner

28 Jan 1955

Sqn Ldr Robert W G Freer; later ACM

 8 Apr 1957

Sqn Ldr M E Hobson AFC

13 Oct 1958

Sqn Ldr R H B Dixon

10 Oct 1960

Sqn Ldr B P W Mercer AFC*

 3 Oct 1962

Sqn Ldr Patrick B Hine; later ACM

19 Oct 1964

Sqn Ldr L J Hargreaves

 6 Sept 1965

Wg Cdr Joseph A Gilbert BA; later ACM

22 Nov1967

Wg Cdr R R Robinson AFC

24 Nov 1969

Wg Cdr Ronald I Stuart-Paul MBE; later AM

 3 Aug 1971

Wg Cdr J B Mitchell AFC

27 Aug 1973

Wg Cdr Christopher W Bruce; later A/Cdre

17 Nov 1975

Wg Cdr E Durham

 1 Apr 1977

Wg Cdr D Ferguson

xx xxx 1978

Wg Cdr J Graham

xx Aug 1980

Wg Cdr J Rooum

xx xxx 1982

Wg Cdr B Robertson

xx xxx 1984

Wg Cdr H Lether

xx xxx 1987

Wg Cdr D Pollington

xx xxx 1989

Wg Cdr K Claxton

xx xxx 1991

DB

23 Sep 1992

Reformed as No 92 (Reserve) Sqn

23 Sep 1992

Sqn Ldr A K Caincross

19 Oct 1992

Sqn Ldr A Murphy

15 Apr 1994 

Sqn Ldr A Wyatt

30 Sep 1994

DB

30 Jun 2009

Wg Cdr J Sullivan

 7 Aug 2009

Wg Cdr S A Marshal

13 Aug 2010

Wg Cdr A Dickens

No 93 Squadron

23 Sep 1917

Maj D J Joy

 

25 Mar 1918

?

 

17 Aug 1918

DB

 

14 Oct 1918

?

 

21 Nov 1918

DB

 

7 Dec 1940
Wg Cdr J W Homer
23 Apr 1941 
Wg Cdr M B Hamilton
 6 Dec 1941
DB
 1 Jun 1942
Sqn Ldr G H Nelson-Edwards, DFC
13 Feb 1943
Sqn Ldr W M Sizer, DFC
20 Aug 1943 
Sqn Ldr K F MacDonald (killed 11 Sep 1943)
14 Sep 1943
Sqn Ldr D F Westenra, DFC, RNZAF
 8 Feb 1944
Sqn Ldr J H Cleote
19 Sep 1944
Sqn Ldr L E Trenorden
28 Sep 1944
Maj A Sachs, DFC SAAF
16 Feb 1945
Maj T R J Taylor, DFC SAAF
 5 Sep 1945
DB
 1 Jan 1946
Sqn Ldr P F Steib
14 Aug 1946
Sqn Ldr R F H Pughe, DFC
30 Dec 1946
DB
15 Nov 1950
Sqn Ldr S M McGregor
21 May 1953
Sqn Ldr R N G Allen, DFC
18 Sep 1954
Sqn Ldr Desmond F M Browne AFC*; later A/Cdre
12 Dec 1956
Sqn Ldr H Minnis, AFC
17 Jun 1959
Sqn Ldr D White

22 Mar 1960

Sqn Ldr M O Bergh

31 Dec 1960

DB

No 94 Squadron

30 Jul 1917

Maj Arthur J Capel; later AVM

27 Feb 1919

?

30 Jun 1919

DB

xx Mar 1939

Sqn Ldr W T F Wightman

xx Jul 1941

Sqn Ldr H C Mayers DFC

xx Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr E M Mason

xx Feb 1942

Sqn Ldr Ian N MacDougall; later A/Cdre

xx May 1942

Sqn Ldr D S Scott

xx Oct 1942

Sqn Ldr J H Cloete

xx Jun 1943

Sqn Ldr A V Clowes DFC, DFM

xx Oct 1943

Sqn Ldr R G Foskett DFC

xx Oct 1944

Sqn Ldr H McLechlan

xx Nov 1944

Sqn Ldr J W Slade

26 Apr 1945

DB

 1 Dec 1950

Names from this point have not yet been found

15 Sep 1957

DB

 1 Oct 1960

Names from this point have not yet been found

30 Jun 1963

DB

No 95 Squadron

 8 Oct 1917

?

 4 Jul 1918

DB

 1 Oct 1918

?

20 Nov 1918

DB

xx Jan 1941

Wg Cdr Francis J Fressanges; later AM

xx Mar 1941

Wg Cdr Fergus A Pearce; later Act AVM

xx Nov 1941

Wg Cdr J J Zwarenstein

xx Sep 1942

Wg Cdr V H Furlong

xx Mar 1943

Wg Cdr P R Hatfield DFC

xx May 1944

Wg Cdr D Michell

xx Apr 1945

Wg Cdr M O Scott

30 Jun 1945

DB

No 96 Squadron

 8 Oct 1917

?

 4 Jul 1918

DB

28 Sep 1918

?

xx xxx 1918

Maj E P Plenty  [Died of Pneumonia 22 Nov 1918]

 9 Dec 1918

DB

xx Dec 1940

Sqn Ldr R G Kellett DSO, DFC

xx Mar 1941

Sqn Ldr Robert J B Burns; later A/Cdre

xx Dec 1941

Sqn Ldr R C Haine

xx May 1942

Wg Cdr Robert J B Burns; later A/Cdre

xx Jun 1943

Wg Cdr Edward D Crew DSO*, DFC; later A/Cdre

12 Dec 1944

DB

xx Mar 1945

?

xx May 1945

Wg Cdr T W Gillen

15 Jun 1946

DB

1 Oct 1952

 

xx Dec 1952

Sqn Ldr Vic H Linthune

xx Jun 1953

Flt Lt J Croshaw

xx Sep 1953

Sqn Ldr G H Melville-Jackson

xx Jun 1954

Flt Lt J Croshaw

1 Oct 1954

Wg Cdr H B Verity

21 Jan 1959

DB

No 97 Squadron

 1 Dec 1917

?

10 Dec 1917

Capt L W Hall

xx Mar 1918

Capt F W Ward

 1 Apr 1918

Capt S G Gilmour

 4 Apr 1918

Maj V A Albrecht MC

 4 Feb 1920

Sqn Ldr John C Quinnell DFC; later A/Cdre

 1 Apr 1920

renumbered No 60 Sqn

16 Sep 1935

Sqn Ldr Kenneth E Ward

15 Apr 1937

Wg Cdr G T Richardson

26 May 1938

Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr E Burton

 6 Apr 1940

DB

 1 May 1940

Reformed

20 May 1940

DB

25 Feb 1941

Wg Cdr D F Balsdon

23 Dec 1941

Wg Cdr J H Kynoch DFC

31 Mar 1942

Wg Cdr J D D Collier DFC*

26 Oct 1942

Wg Cdr G D Jones DFC*

 1 Jul 1943

Gp Capt Noel H Fresson DFC; later A/Cdre

 1 Jan 1944

Wg Cdr E J Carter

25 Jun 1944

Wg Cdr Anthony W Heward DFC*, AFC; later ACM

 3 Oct 1944

Gp Capt P W Johnson DFC, AFC

 5 Jun 1945

Wg Cdr E J Sinclair DFC

xx xxx xxxx

Names from this point have not yet been found

 1 Jan 1956

Renamed Arrow Sqn

xx Jul 1959

Sqn Ldr R Tate

xx Mar 1961

Sqn Ldr R K F Collyer

xx Jul 1963

DB

25 May 1963

Names from this point have not yet been found

 2 Jan 1967

DB

No 98 Squadron

30 Aug 1917

Lt D V D Marshall

21 Sep 1917

Maj E L M L Gower

14 Dec 1917

Capt Edward A B Rice; later AVM

19 Dec 1917

Capt R G Gould

18 Jan 1918

Capt Edward A B Rice; later AVM

 3 Feb 1918

Capt A C Hagon

19 Feb 1918

Maj H MacD O’Malley

 5 Jun 1918

Maj E T Newton Clare

26 Aug 1918

Maj P C Sherren MC

24 Jun 1919

DB

17 Feb 1936

Flt Lt J E M MacCallum

21 Sep 1936

Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright

 5 Aug 1937

Sqn Ldr R H Donkin

 6 Sep 1939

Wg Cdr F W Dixon-Wright

11 Oct 1939

Wg Cdr D F Anderson, DFC, AFC

25 Mar 1940

Wg Cdr G R Ashton, AFC

31 Mar 1941

Fit Lt H C G Wilcox

15 Jul 1941

Disbanded

xx May 1943

Wg Cdr L A Lewer

23 Aug 1943

Wg Cdr A M K Phillips

 9 Mar 1944

Wg Cdr R Bell-Irving

15 May  1944

Wg Cdr Gerrard J C Paul DFC; later A/Cdre

16 Sep 1944

Wg Cdr L G Hamer

16 Jan 1944

Wg Cdr K Gray

28 Feb 1945

Wg Cdr V E Marshall

 9 Feb 1946

Wg Cdr E W Thornewill

12 Feb 1947

Wg Cdr D B Gericke

 5 Nov 1947

Sqn Ldr P W Cook

25 Jul 1949

Sqn Ldr D R M Frostick

29 Aug 1950

Sqn Ldr J M Rumsey DFC

15 Mar 1951

Sqn Ldr Arthur S R Strudwick DFC; later  A/Cdre

31 Aug 1953

Sqn Ldr J H Smith-Carington AFC

10 Dec 1955

Sqn Ldr D Adamson

29 Jun 1957

Disbanded

xx Sep 1959

Sqn Ldr P G Coulson MBE, AFC

xx May 1961

Sqn Ldr S Hudson

19 Apr 1963

Sqn Ldr Alan Musker; later A/Cdre (renumbered from No 245 Sqn)

17 Aug 1964

Sqn Ldr P W Shaw

10 Oct 1966

Sqn Ldr L J Wright

16 Jan 1967

Sqn Ldr A E Sadler

xx xxx xxxx

Names from this point have not yet been found

27 Feb 1976

DB

No 99 Squadron

15 Aug 1917

Capt A M Swyny

11 Mar 1918

Maj Laurence A Pattinson  MC, DFC; later AM

23 Sep 1918

Capt P E Welchman MC DFC

27 Sep 1918

Capt H Sanders

28 Sep 1918

Capt W D Thom DFC

 5 Nov 1918

Maj C R Cox AFC

 1 Apr 1920

renumbered as No 27 Sqn

23 Apr 1924

Sqn Ldr George R M Reid DSO, MC*; later AVM

4 Sept 1925

Sqn Ldr L T N Gould, MC, DFC

1 Oct 1925

Sqn Ldr W J Ryan CBE

30 Apr 1927

Wg Cdr Bernard E Smythies DFC

26 Jul 1929

Wg Cdr W B Hargreaves, OBE

19 Nov 1929

Sqn Ldr G H Cock

 5 Feb 1930

Wg Cdr Harry G Smart OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM

16 Jul 1932

Wg Cdr Eric D Johnson AFC; later A/Cdre

23 Dec 1933

Wg Cdr Francis J Linnell OBE; later AM

20 May 1935

Wg Cdr Hedley V Drew OBE, AFC

21 Jun 1937

Wg Cdr Henry E Walker MC, DFC; later A/Cdre

26 Sep 1939

Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths, DFC

29 Jun 1940

Wg Cdr R J A Ford

16 Jan 1941

Wg Cdr F W Dixon-Wright, DFC

12 Dec 1941

Wg Cdr P Heath

14 Jun 1942

Wg Cdr J B Black, OBE, DFC

25 Apr 1943

Sqn Ldr C L M Schräder

11 Jun 1943

Sqn Ldr R G Maddox, AFC

15 Mar 1944

Sqn Ldr A S R Ennis, DSO, AFC

24 May 1944

Sqn Ldr P R O'Connor, DFC

 3 Sep 1944

Wg Cdr L B Ercolani, DSO, DFC

23 Apr 1945

Wg Cdr A Webster, DSO, DFC

15 Nov 1945

DB

17 Nov 1947

Sqn Ldr G V Ridpath, DFC

 6 May 1949

Sqn Ldr S E Pattinson, DFC

10 Jun 1950

Sqn Ldr W G James

 3 May 1951

Wg Cdr Brian C Bennett AFC; later A/Cdre

14 Sep 1952

Sqn Ldr K B Orr

17 Jul 1954

Sqn Ldr R F B Powell

27 Apr 1956

Sqn Ldr D R Ware, DFC, AFC

27 May 1957

Sqn Ldr T M Stafford

 9 Jan 1959

Wg Cdr John O Barnard; later A/Cdre

 5 Oct 1959

Wg Cdr W E F Grey, AFC

28 Sep 1961

Wg Cdr P Barker, DFC

12 Nov 1963

Wg Cdr R M Jenkins, AFC

27 Dec 1965

Wg Cdr Thomas L Kennedy AFC; later ACM

 1 Aug 1967

Wg Cdr Frederick B Yetman; later A/Cdre

21 Jun 1969

Wg Cdr W C Milne

25 Jun 1971

Wg Cdr F Appleyard

 3 Sep 1973

Wg Cdr C E Bowles

xx Jan 1976

DB

xx Nov 2000

Wg Cdr Malcolm A B Brecht; later AVM

xx xxx xxxx

Names from this point have not yet been found except: -

xx xxx xxxx

Wg Cdr S Lindsell

No 100 Squadron

21 Mar 1917

Maj M G Christie CMG DSO MC

11 Dec 1917

Maj W J Tempest DSO MC

16 Jun 1918

Maj C G Burge OBE

 1 Feb 1920

Sqn Ldr Hon L J E Twistleton-Wykeham-Fiennes

30 Nov 1920

Sqn Ldr J V Steel OBE

19 Feb 1921

Sqn Ldr F Sowrey

10 Aug 1922

Sqn Ldr N M Martin CBE

10Sep 1923

Sqn Ldr H F A Gordon

10 Oct 1925

Sqn Ldr L T N Gould

16 Jan 1929

Sqn Ldr W B Farrington

13 Jan 1931

Sqn Ldr Lewis G le B Croke; later A/Cdre

18 Nov 1935

Sqn Ldr A H Paull

20 Nov 1936

Sqn Ldr J G Walser

13 Sep 1937

Sqn Ldr G F Simond

16 Jan 1939

Wg Cdr R N McKern

 5 Sep 1941

Sqn Ldr J G Kerby

11 Dec 1941

Sqn Ldr A W D Miller

26 Dec 1942

Wg Cdr J G W Swain

24 Apr 1943

Wg Cdr R V Mclntyre DFC

20 Nov 1943

Wg Cdr D W Holford

17 Dec 1943

Wg Cdr J F Dilworth

 3 Mar 1944

Wg Cdr R V L Pattison DSO  DFC

20 Sep 1944

Wg Cdr A F Hamilton DSO DFC

 7 Mar 1945

Wg Cdr T B Morton DSO DFC

 1 Jul 1945

Wg Cdr E E C Davies

 1 Apr 1946

Wg Cdr G J Bell

23 May 1948

Sqn Ldr D G O'Brien

17 Jul 1950

Sqn Ldr R A Jell DFC AFC

 1 Dec 1952

Sqn Ldr R I Alexander DFC

21 Apr 1954

Sqn Ldr H B Hunt DSO DFC AFC

10 Jan 1955

Sqn Ldr Colin P H Kunkler; later A/Cdre

14 Jan 1957

Sqn Ldr R A McPhie

 1 May 1962

Wg Cdr Michael M J Robinson; later AVM

30 Sep 1964

Wg Cdr Walter J Herrington; later AVM

 4 Jan 1967

Wg Cdr H M Archer AFC AFRAeS

 1 Feb 1972

Wg Cdr B M Burley

10 Dec 1973

Wg Cdr B Harcourt-Smith

 5 Jan 1976

Wg Cdr J D Harvey

31 Dec 1976

Wg Cdr P N Le Marquand

xx Dec 1978

Wg Cdr J W Blockey

xx Dec 1980

Wg Cdr J N Landeryou MBIM

xx Aug 1982

Wg Cdr Colin R Adams AFC; later A/Cdre

xx Oct 1983

Wg Cdr M J Purdie

xx Jun 1986

Wg Cdr R J McKendrick

xx Dec 1988

Wg Cdr K M Douglas MBIM

xx Jun 1991

Wg Cdr R Metcalfe MBIM

 1 Jan 1992

Wg Cdr J Pitts

xx Aug 1994

Wg Cdr J C Vincent BSc

xx Mar 1997

Wg Cdr G C A Buckley DFC

14 Nov 1999

Wg Cdr N I M Seward

xx Nov 2001

Wg Cdr M J Simpson

xx May 2004

Wg Cdr W A White MA DEM

xx Mar 2006

Sqn Ldr D E Owen

xx Oct 2006

Wg Cdr D A C Legg MBE

xx Apr 2009

Wg Cdr P J M Squires

 9 Apr 2011

Wg Cdr C Gleave MA

19 Apr 2013

Wg Cdr A Cann MA(Cantab) MA

 7 May 2015

Wg Cdr A Wright MA BSc

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