Squadron Commanding Officers, Nos 101 - 120 Squadrons


[101 Sqn | 102 Sqn | 103 Sqn | 104 Sqn | 105 Sqn | 106 Sqn | 107 Sqn | 108 Sqn | 109 Sqn | 110 Sqn | 111 Sqn | 112 Sqn | 113 Sqn | 114 Sqn | 115 Sqn | 116 Sqn | 117 Sqn | 118 Sqn | 119 Sqn | 120 Sqn]

Up to 1939 the dates shown are those of the officer's appointment to the squadron but there may have been a handover period before he formally assumed command.

No 101 Squadron

19 July 1917

Maj The Hon L J E Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes

31 Oct 1917

Maj W B Hargrave

27 Jul 1918

Maj E L M Gower

23 Aug 1918

Maj J Sowrey

14 Jan1919

Maj S W Price, MC

28 Jan 1919

Maj W J Tempest, DSO, MC

28 Mar 1928

Sqn Ldr J C P Wood

15 Jul 1929

Sqn Ldr R S Lucy, AFC

3 Jan 1930

Sqn Ldr Francis H Coleman DSO; later A/Cdre

21 Dec 1933

Sqn Ldr Eric B C Betts DSC, DFC; later AVM

13 Jan 1936

Wg Cdr Arthur D Pryor later AVM

15 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr Harold F G Southey; later A/Cdre

1 Apr 1939

Wg Cdr J H Hargroves

15 Jul 1940

Wg Cdr Noel C Singer DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre

1 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr D Addenbrooke

4 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr J McDougall, DFC

16 May1941

Wg Cdr D R Biggs, DFC

15 Jan 1942

Wg Cdr T H L Nicholls

1 Jun 1942

Wg Cdr E C Eaton, DFC

26 Apr 1942

Wg Cdr D A Reddick, DFC, AFC

27 Jul 1943

Wg Cdr G A Carey-Foster, DFC, AFC

18 Jan 1944

Wg Cdr R I Alexander, DFC

31 Jul 1944

Wg Cdr M H De L Everest, MVO, DFC

21 Jan 1945

Wg Cdr I M Gundry-White, DFC

12 Apr 1946

Sqn Ldr I McDonald

11 Dec 1946

Sqn Ldr P D Tunstall

10 Apr 1948

Sqn Ldr P A Wimberley

12 Jun 1950

Sqn Ldr E Cassidy, DFC, AFC

30 Jun 1952

Sqn Ldr J Crampton, DFC, AFC

20 Jun 1953

Sqn Ldr William D Robertson; later A/Cdre

15 Aug 1955

Sqn Ldr B Moorcroft, DSO, DFC

15 Oct 1957

Wg Cdr Alistair C L Mackie DFC; later A/Cdre

22 Sep 1959

Wg Cdr W J H Roberts

12 Jan 1962

Wg Cdr Arthur Griffiths AFC; later AVM

31 Jan 1964

Wg Cdr J D Upton

19 Nov 1964

Wg Cdr L C Spraggs, AFC

26 Sep 1966

Wg Cdr D J Mountford, AFC

9 Aug 1968

Wg Cdr G H Burleigh, AFC

14 Dec 1970

Wg Cdr Eric H Macey; later AVM

05 Jan 1972

Wg Cdr P A Hamill

13 May 1974

Wg Cdr J D N Hopkins

10 May 1976

Wg Cdr Anthony A G Woodford; later AVM

13 Jun 1978

Wg Cdr M V P H Harrington

20 Jun 1980

Wg Cdr W M Parker

01 May 1984

Wg Cdr David A Hurrell, AFC; later AVM

20 Jun 1986

Wg Cdr James L Uprichard; later A/Cdre

21 Oct 1988

Wg Cdr/Gp Capt Geoffrey D Simpson; later A/Cdre

17 Jun 1991

Wg Cdr P D Scoffham, AFC

11 Oct 1993

Wg Cdr Peter R Ollis, BSc; later A/Cdre

27 Jun 1996

Wg Cdr Peter W Gray, BSc LLB MPhil; later A/Cdre

21 Jan 1999

Wg Cdr Robert I Elliott, OBE BSc MRIN; later A/Cdre

20 Jul 2001

Wg Cdr P A Docker BA MCGI

05 Jan 2004

Wg Cdr Jonathan N Ager MA; later A/Cdre

15 Oct 2005

Wg Cdr M Smart

27 Apr 2007

Wg Cdr T O’Brien

 9 Jan 2009

Wg Cdr Steve F Lushington; later A/Cdre

14 Feb 2011

Wg Cdr K P Brookes

xx xxx 2013

Sqn Ldr A Scott

 1 Oct 2013

Wg Cdr R Trasler

xx Sep 2015

Wg Cdr A Tano

 No 102 Squadron

 9 Aug 1917

?

11 Sep 1917

Maj H Wyllie

20 Mar 1918

Maj F C Baker AFC

15 Feb 1919

Capt Malcolm L Taylor; later AVM

 3 Jul 1919

DB

 1 Oct 1935

Sqn Ldr Charles W Attwood

21 Jan 1937

Wg Cdr Leslie M Iles AFC; later AVM

 1 Sep 1938

Wg Cdr C F Toogood

 5 Feb 1940

Wg Cdr E Burton

16 May 1940

Wg Cdr S R Groom

 1 Jan 1941

Wg Cdr F C Cole

21 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr C V Howes

 5 Oct 1941

Wg Cdr L Howard

27 Jan 1942

Wg Cdr S C Bintley AFC

26 Oct 1942

Wg Cdr G W Holden DFC

20 Apr 1943

Wg Cdr H R Coventry

15 Jul 1943

Wg Cdr F R C Fowle

21 Sep 1943

Wg Cdr Stanley J Marchbank DFC; later A/Cdre

14 Jul 1944

Wg Cdr L D Wilson DFC, AFC

14 Jan 1945

Wg Cdr E F E Barnard

27 Mar 1945

Wg Cdr Duncan F Hyland-Smith; later AVM

28 Feb 1946

DB

20 Oct 1954

Names from this point have not yet been found

20 Aug 1956

DB

xx Aug 1959

Reformed as a Thor IRBM unit

xx Nov 1959

Sqn Ldr L A Baldchin

xx Jan 1962

Sqn Ldr J Slater

27 Apr 1963

DB

No 103 Squadron

xx Sep 1917

Maj J Maxwell-Scott

xx Feb 1918

Maj W A S Rough

26 Mar 1918

Maj E N Fuller

 2 Sep 1918

Maj M H B Nethersole

xx Mar 1919

?

 1 Oct 1919

DB

10 Aug 1936

?

14 Sep 1936

Sqn Ldr D H Carey

 8 Feb 1938

Sqn Ldr W J Millen

 8 Aug 1938

Sqn Ldr J Coverdale

27 Feb 1939

Wg Cdr H J Gemmel

12 Mar 1940

Wg Cdr Thomas C Dickens; later A/Cdre

23 Nov 1940

Sqn Ldr C E R Tait

 5 Dec 1940

Wg Cdr C E Littler

 4 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr B E Lowe

25 Aug 1941

Wg Cdr R S Ryan

 9 Mar 1942

Wg Cdr J F H Du Boulay

 9 Sep 1942

Wg Cdr Robert A C Carter; later A/Cdre

17 Apr 1943

Wg Cdr J A Slater

18 Oct 1943

Wg Cdr Eric D Mac K Nelson CB; later A/Cdre

 6 May 1944

Wg Cdr H R Goodman

12 May 1944

Wg Cdr J R St John

 1 Dec 1944

Wg Cdr Duncan F Macdonald later A/Cdre

26 Nov 1945

DB

30 Nov 1954

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Aug 1956

DB

 1 Aug 1959

Sqn Ldr J L Price

xx Aug 1961

Sqn Ldr L A Wilson

31 Jul 1963

DB

1 Aug 1963

Sqn Ldr P L Davis MC, DFC

xx Aug 1965

Sqn Ldr F D Hoskins

xx Feb 1968

Sqn Ldr Ian Horrocks; later A/Cdre

xx xxx xxxx

Sqn Ldr P R Bond

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found

1 Aug 1975

DB

No 104 Squadron

 4 Sep 1917

?

 1 Jan 1918

Maj John C Quinnell; later A/Cdre

11 Nov 1918

?

30 Jun 1919

DB

 7 Jan 1936

?

9 Apr 1936

Sqn Ldr J E Hewitt

11 Apr 1938

Sqn Ldr D P Lascelles RAAF

xx Apr 1940

DB

 1 Apr 1941

Sqn Ldr D B G Tomlinson

23 Apr 1941

Sqn Ldr P R Beare

11 May 1941

Wg Cdr W S G Simonds

20 Jul 1941

 Wg Cdr P R Beare (took the unit overseas)

16 Oct 1941

Sqn Ldr W M Protheroe (Home echelon, redsignated No 158 Sqn)

x Apr 1942

Sqn Ldr Blackburn DFC

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Apr 1947

DB

xx Mar 1955

Names for this period have not yet been found

xx Aug 1956

DB

22 Jul 1959

Sqn Ldr D H Young

xx Jan 1961

Sqn Ldr B A Bourne

24 May 1963

DB

No 105 Squadron

 9 Sep 1917

Maj Horace G Bowen; later A/Cdre

23 Sep 1917

?

25 Mar 1918

Maj D G Joy

15 Jan 1919

Maj Henry J F Hunter MC; later A/Cdre

 1 Feb 1920

redesignated as No 2 Sqn

12 Apr 1937

?

 7 Jun 1937

Sqn Ldr Geoffrey W Tuttle; later AM

22 May 1939

Wg Cdr Douglas MacFadyen; later AM

14 Feb 1940

Wg Cdr John G Hawtrey; later AVM

 3 Jun 1940

Sqn Ldr  G C O Key DFC

19 Jun 1940

Wg Cdr John G Hawtrey; later AVM

27 Aug 1940

Wg Cdr C J R Coggle

24 Dec 1940

Wg Cdr A L Christian

11 May 1941

Wg Cdr Hughie L Edwards DFC; later A/Cdre

13 Aug 1941

Wg Cdr

 1 Oct 1941

Wg Cdr P H A Simmons DFC

 1 Aug 1942

Wg Cdr Hughie L Edwards VC, DFC; later A/Cdre

10 Feb 1943

Wg Cdr G P Longfield (KIA)

26 Feb 1943

Vacant

17 Mar 1943

Wg Cdr J de L Wooldridge DFC, DFM

25 Jun 1943

Gp Capt H J Cundall DFC, AFC

25 Sep 1944

Gp Capt K J Somerville DSO, DFC, AFC

 1 Jun 1945

Wg Cdr T W Horton DSO, DFC

15 Oct 1945

Wg Cdr C N Collard DSO

6 Nov 1945

Sqn Ldr G O Lister

31 Dec 1945

Wg Cdr D G Stokes

 1 Feb 1946

DB

21 Feb 1962

Wg Cdr W I Harris AFC

16 Aug 1964

Wg Cdr J E W Teager AFC

 7 Jun 1966

Wg Cdr E C Rigg

20 Jan 1968

DB

No 106 Squadron

23 Sep 1917

?

xx May 1918

Maj Edward A B Rice MC; later AVM

 8 Oct 1919

DB

 1 Jun 1938

Fg Off S Hook or C E Johnson

19 Sep 1938

Sqn Ldr Walter C Sheen; later AVM

xx Oct 1939

Wg Cdr G R Montgomerie

xx Jun 1940

Sqn Ldr R D Stubbs DFC

xx Nov 1940

Wg Cdr W J H Ladlay

xx Apr 1941

Wg Cdr P J Polglase

 6 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr R S Allen DFC

20 Mar 1942

Wg Cdr G P Gibson DSO, DFC

14 Mar 1943

Wg Cdr John H Searby DFC; later A/Cdre

 9 May 1943

Wg Cdr R E Baxter DFC

13 Mar 1944

Wg Cdr E K Piercy DFC

25 Aug 1944

Wg Cdr M M J Stevens DFC

15 Mar 1945

Wg Cdr Leslie G Levis later A/Cdre

18 Feb 1946

DB

22 Jul 1959

Sqn Ldr R F Keatley

xx Feb 1962

Sqn Ldr T C Woods

24 May 1963

DB

No 107 Squadron

15 May 1918

Maj J R Howett

28 Sep 1918

Maj Horace Gordon-Dean; later A/Cdre

30 Jun 1919

DB

xx Aug 1936

?

25 Sep 1936

Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr E A Healy

25 Oct 1937

Sqn Ldr V Q Blackden

xx Jun 1939

Sqn Ldr Bear

xx Aug 1939

Wg Cdr E F Haylock

xx Sep 1939

Wg Cdr Basil E Embry DSO, DFC, AFC; later ACM

xx May 1940

Wg Cdr L R Stokes

xx Sep 1940

Wg Cdr J W Duggan

xx Jan 1941

Wg Cdr W E Cameron

xx Apr 1941

Wg Cdr Birch

xx May 1941

Wg Cdr Petley

xx Jul 1941

Wg Cdr Booth

xx Jul 1941

Wg Cdr Harte

xx Oct 1941

Sgt Ivor G Broom; later AM (acting)

xx Dec 1941

Wg Cdr Dunlevie

xx Jan 1942

Wg Cdr L H Lynn

xx Sep 1942

Wg Cdr D H Dutton

xx Dec 1942

Wg Cdr A C P Carver

xx Feb 1943

Wg Cdr Ian J Spencer DFC; later AVM

xx Apr 1943

Wg Cdr R G England

xx Nov 1943

Wg Cdr M E Pollard

xx Jul 1944

Wg Cdr W J Scott

xx Apr 1945

Wg Cdr W C Maher

xx Aug 1946

Wg Cdr D P Hanafin

xx Dec 1946

Wg Cdr B Kemp

xx Jun 1947

Wg Cdr Banning Lover

 4 Oct 1948

DB

xx Jul 1959

Sqn Ldr R P Flood

xx Jan 1961

Sqn Ldr H G Norton

10 Jul 1963

DB

No 108 Squadron

11 Nov 1917

Capt Malcolm Henderson; later AVM

 6 Apr 1918

Maj S S Halse

27 Oct 1918

Maj B F Vernon-Harcourt

22 Nov 1918

Maj Edward A B Rice MC; later AVM

17 Mar 1919

?

 3 Jul 1919

DB

xx Jan 1937

?

15 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr J H Powle

xx xxx xxxx

?

xx Apr 1940

DB

 1 Aug 1941

SQn Ldr B J McGinn [Temp]

 6 Aug 1941

Wg Cdr R J Wells DFC

xx xxx xxxx

Sqn Ldr P R Beare

xx Apr 1942

Wg Cdr R H Maw AFC

10 Mar 1943

Wg Cdr J A A Read DFC

xx Dec 1943

Wg Cdr A J Banham

xx Jul 1944

Wg Cdr J R C Young AFC

xx Feb 1945

Wg Cdr H E Tappin DFC*

28 Mar 1945

DB

No 109 Squadron

 1//1/1917

?

19 Aug 1918

DB

10 Dec 1940

Names for this period have not yet been found

19 Jul 1942

Wg Cdr H E Bufton DFC, AFC

 6 Mar 1944

? [Temp]

7 Mar 1944

Wg Cdr R M Cox AFC

28 May 1944

Wg Cdr T F Grant DSO, DFC

 6 Dec 1944

Wg Cdr R C E Law DFC

28 Sep 1945

Wg Cdr C W Scott DFC

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Feb 1957

DB

No 110 Squadron

19 Nov 1917

Maj Hazelton R Nicholl; later AVM

 8 Aug 1919

?

27 Aug 1919

DB

18 May 1937

?

 7 Jun 1937

Sqn Ldr I McL Cameron

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found

xx xxx 1942

Wg Cdr E L A Walker DFC, AFC

xx Jul 1942

Sqn Ldr F F Lambert DFC

xx Feb 1943

Sqn Ldr J G Gill

xx Sep 1943

Flt Lt R C Topley

xx Nov 1943

Wg Cdr L F Penny DFC*

xx Aug 1944

Wg Cdr A E Saunders OBE

xx Jul 1945

 ?

15 Apr 1946

DB

15 Jun 1946

Wg Cdr T M Buchnan

xx Aug 1946

Sqn Ldr D W Barber

xx Oct 1946

Sqn Ldr C J McKenzie DFC, AFC

xx Aug 1947

Sqn Ldr M W Ramsey DFC

xx Sep 1947

Sqn Ldr R Lloyd DFC, AFC

xx Dec 1947

Sqn Ldr J S Higgins DFC, AFC

xx Mar 1948

Sqn Ldr D K Hayes

xx Nov 1948

Sqn Ldr Percy O V Green AFC; later A/Cdre

xx Sep 1949

Sqn Ldr J H Johnson DFC

xx Feb 1950

Sqn Ldr C F Craven

xx Feb 1952

Sqn Ldr J E D Taylor

xx Mar 1952

Sqn Ldr A F Peers

xx Jun 1953

Sqn Ldr B A Q Wynward-Wright

xx Nov 1953

Sqn Ldr J R Lake

31 Dec 1957

DB

 3 Jun 1959

Sqn Ldr F Barnes

xx Aug 1960

Sqn Ldr C A E Sumons

xx Dec 1962

Sqn Ldr D L Eley

xx Nov 1964

Sqn Ldr John W Price; later AVM

xx Jul 1966

Sqn Ldr R H J Hadlow

xx Dec 1968

Sqn Ldr T M Jeffrey

15 Feb 1971

DB

No 111 Squadron

 1 Aug 1917

Maj A R Shekleton

21 Nov 1917

Maj F W Stent

 8 Jul 1918

Maj H De Havilland DSO

15 Sep 1918

Maj S H Long DSO MC

20 Feb 1919

Maj R M Drummond MC; later AM

 8 Mar 1919

Maj Charles E H Medhurst MC; later ACM

 1 Feb 1920

redesignated as No 14 Sqn

1 Dec 1923

Sqn Ldr T F Hazell DSO, MC, DFC

 2 Mar 1925

Sqn Ldr G W Roberts MC

18 Nov 1927

Sqn Ldr Keith R Park MC, DFC; later ACM

 8 Mar 1929

Sqn Ldr F O Soden DFC

25 Oct 1929

Sqn Ldr Leonard H Slatter OBE, DSC, DFC; later AM

13 Nov 1930

Sqn Ldr E R Openshaw

28 Feb 1933

Flt Lt J T Paine

11 May 1933

Sqn Ldr Matthew B Frew DSO, MC, AFC; later AVM

 1 Aug 1934

Sqn Ldr E P Mackay

18 Oct 1935

Sqn Ldr Colin W Weedon; later AM

21 Dec 1935

Sqn Ldr Ian E Brodie; later A/Cdre

 2 Mar 1936

Sqn Ldr G V Howard DFC

20 Oct 1937

Sqn Ldr J W Gillan AFC

16 Jan 1939

Sqn Ldr Harry Broadhurst AFC; later ACM

24 Jan 1940

Sqn Ldr John M Thompson; later A/Cdre

 5 Oct 1940

Sqn Ldr A J Biggar

10 Feb 1941

Sqn Ldr J S Mclean

 1 Sep 1941

Sqn Ldr G F Brotchie

17 Mar 1942

Sqn Ldr P R W Wickham DFC*

31 Aug 1942

Sqn Ldr A C Bartley DFC

26 Jan 1943

Sqn Ldr J J Le Roux DFC

30 Apr 1943

Sqn Ldr G A Hill DFC**, RCAF

19 Aug 1943

Sqn Ldr G P H Matthews DFC

19 Dec 1943

Sqn Ldr M S Hards DFC, DFM

 7 Apr 1944

Sqn Ldr P H Humphreys DFC

19 Nov 1944

Maj T P L Murrey DFC, SAAF

28 Feb 1945

Sqn Ldr B F G Darby

 9 Mar 1945

Sqn Ldr L W Farrow

26 Sep 1945

Sqn Ldr P Cannam

26 Jun 1946

Sqn Ldr D F Dennis DSO, DFC

28 Jan 1947

Sqn Ldr R T Llewllyn DFM

12 May 1947

DB

2 Dec 1953

Sqn Ldr H Pears DFC

23 Jan 1955

Sqn Ldr Roger L Topp AFC*; later A/Cdre

13 Oct 1958

Sqn Ldr Peter A Latham AFC; later AVM

14 Nov 1960

Sqn Ldr Kenneth A C Wirdnam; later A/Cdre

 4 Jan 1964

Sqn Ldr George P Black AFC; later AVM

 2 Aug 1966

Wg Cdr Donald P Hall AFC; later AM

27 May 1968

Wg Cdr Leslie Swart AFC; later A/Cdre

 6 Jul 1970

Wg Cdr Peter S Collins AFC, BA; later AVM

 9 Jun 1972

Wg Cdr R Horsfield BA

 1 Oct 1974

Wg Cdr Anthony J Park; later A/Cdre

 5 Jul 1976

Wg Cdr J G McCluney

20 Oct 1978

Wg Cdr D C Read

20 Mar 1981

Wg Cdr M B Elsam

 1 Nov 1983

Wg Cdr Christopher C C Coville BA; later AM

 1 Nov 1985

Wg Cdr Philip W Roser MBE; later AVM

23 Nov 1987

Wg Cdr T G Hanlon MBIM

23 Feb 1990

Wg Cdr Peter B Walker BA; later AM

10 Oct 1992

Wg Cdr W S Smyth BA

16 Apr 1995

Wg Cdr I McG G Howe

xx Aug 1997

Wg Cdr Julian Stinton; later A/Cdre

xx Mar 2000

Wg Cdr J A Jupp BA, MA  

xx Dec 2002

Wg Cdr R Birch

xx Mar 2005

Wg Cdr K Truss

xx Dec 2007

Wg Cdr P Cracroft

xx Mar 2010

Wg Cdr M Goringe

22 Mar 2011

DB

No 112 Squadron

30 Jul 1917

Maj G Allen

24 Nov 1917

Maj B F Moore

 3 Dec 1917

Capt C A Ridley DSO MC

13 Feb 1918

Maj Christopher J Q Brand DSO, MC, DFC; later AVM

 1 Jul 1918

Maj G W Murlis-Green DSO MC

 6 Oct 1918

Maj G O Usborne

13 Jun 1919

DB

16 May 1939

Sqn Ldr D M Somerville

xx Sep 1940

Sqn Ldr H L I Brown

xx Apr 1941

Sqn Ldr L G Schwab DFC

xx Jun 1941

Sqn Ldr D W Balden

xx Oct 1941

Sqn Ldr F V Morello

xxJan 1942

Sqn Ldr C R Caldwell DFC*

xxApr 1942

Sqn Ldr P D M Down

xx May 1942

Sqn Ldr B Drake DSO, DFC*

xx Jan 1943

Sqn Ldr G W Garton

xxMay 1943

Sqn Ldr G H Norton

xx Jul 1943

Sqn Ldr P F Illingworth

xx Mar 1944

Sqn Ldr W K Watts

xx May 1944

Sqn Ldr L N Ahern DFC

xx Jul 1944

Sqn Ldr A P Q Bluett DFC

xx Apr 1945

Sqn Ldr J S Hart

xx Oct 1945

Sqn Ldr P S Blomfield

xx Dec 1945

Sqn Ldr P M Foster

xx Apr 1946

Sqn Ldr M J Wright DFC

xx Nov 1946

Sqn Ldr R T Llewellyn

30 Dec 1946

DB

12 May 1951

Sqn Ldr J D Bolton DFC

xx Nov 1953

Sqn Ldr F M Hegarty

xx Sep 1956

Sqn Ldr A R Wilson

xx Feb 1957

Sqn Ldr C J Homes

31 May 1957

DB

 2 Nov 1964

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Jul 1975

DB

No 113 Squadron

 1 Aug 1917

?

10 Sep 1917

Maj J R McCrindle MC

12 Feb 1919

Maj C S Danby

12 Mar 1919

Maj William J M Guilfoyle MC; later A/Cdre

22 Jun 1919

Capt G R A Deacon

16 Oct 1919

Sqn Ldr William J M Guilfoyle MC; later A/Cdre

 6 Nov 1919

Flt Lt P W Snell

 1 Feb 1920

redesignated as No 208 Sqn

18 May 1937

?

27 May 1937

Sqn Ldr Gilbert Bartholomew; later A/Cdre

 1 Jan 1938

Sqn Ldr F G Cator

27 Feb 1939

Sqn Ldr Gerald B Keily; later A/Cdre

xx Jul 1940

Sqn Ldr Robert N Bateson DFC; later AVM

xx Feb 1941

Sqn Ldr R H Spencer

xx Mar 1941

Wg Cdr R N Stidolph

xx Apr 1942

Wg Cdr J F Grey

xx Jul 1942

Wg Cdr E L A Walter DFC AFC

xx Dec 1942

Wg Cdr W L Jones DFC

xx Jul 1943

Maj J L B Viney SAAF

xx Sep 1943

Sqn Ldr I L B Aitkens

xx Jan 1944

Sqn Ldr R N H Courtney

xx Sep 1944

Flt Lt E M Frost

xx Nov 1944

Sqn Ldr J Rose DFC

xx May 1945

Sqn Ldr M.Paddle

15 Oct 1945

DB

 1 Sep 1946

Wg Cdr Alexander

 1 Apr 1947

DB

xx May 1947

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Sep 1948

DB

22 Jul 1959

Names for this period have not yet been found

10 Jul 1963

DB

No 114 Squadron

22 Sep 1917

Maj S Hutcheson

xx Sep 1918

Maj D E Stodart DSO DFC

 1 Apr 1920

redesignated as No 28 Sqn

 1 Dec 1936

?

11 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr Hugh H Brookes; later AVM

 9 Mar 1937

Sqn Ldr Wilfred L Freebody AFC, later AVM

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 May 1946

Reduced to cadre

 1 Sep 1946

DB

 1 Aug 1947

Sqn Ldr F A Drury DFC

xx Mar 1948

Sqn Ldr F J Fenton

xx Dec 1948

Sqn Ldr G H Everitt DSO, DFC

xx Sep 1950

Sqn Ldr K V Gilling AFC

xx Dec 1952

Sqn Ldr R J Dempsey DFC

xx Apr 1954

Sqn Ldr D B Delany AFC

xx Jan 1957

Sqn Ldr F L Spencer

31 Dec 1957

DB

20 Nov 1958

Sqn Ldr J L Bayley

14 Mar 1959

DB

 5 May 1959

Sqn Ldr E K Adair

xx Aug 1959

Wg Cdr L V Craxton

30 Sep 1961

DB

  1 Oct 1961

Wg Cdr W I Harris AFC

xx Jul 1962

Wg Cdr L B Foskitt AFC

xx Aug 1964

Wg Cdr C R Evans

xx Aug 1966

Wg Cdr J A Steff-Langston MBE

xx Jul 1968

Wg Cdr J L Price AFC

xx Jun 1970

Wg Cdr S A Price

8 Oct 1971

DB

No 115 Squadron

 1 Dec 1917

?

15 Apr 1918

Capt J W James

15 Jul 1918

Maj W E Gardner DSC

xx xxx 1919

?

18 Oct 1919

DB

 5 Jun 1937

?

xx xxx xxxx

Wg Cdr Frank L Hopps AFC; later AVM

15 Mar 1939

Wg Cdr H G Rowe DFC

27 Dec 1939

Wg Cdr George H Mills DFC; later ACM

30 Jun 1940

Wg Cdr H I Dabinett

20 Jan 1941

Wg Cdr A C Evan Evans

14 Aug 1941

Wg Cdr T O Freeman, DSO, DFC

20 Jun 1942

Wg Cdr F.W.Dixon-Wright DFC

30 Jul 1942

Wg Cdr A G S Cousens, DFC

16 Dec 1942

Wg Cdr A F M Sisley

 1 Mar 1943

Wg Cdr J B Sims

 1 Jun 1943

Wg Cdr Frederick F Rainsford DFC; later A/Cdre

21 Dec 1943

Wg Cdr R H Annan, DSO

12 Jun 1944

Wg Cdr W G Devas, DFC, AFC

27 Nov 1944

Wg Cdr R H Shaw, DFC

27 Apr 1945

Wg Cdr H Stanton

 xxx xxxx

 Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Mar 1950

DB

13 Jun 1950

Names for this period have not yet been found

 1 Jun 1957

DB

21 Aug 1958

Names for this period have not yet been found except: -

 xx xxx xxxx

Wg Cdr P Hawksworth (1983)

1 Oct 1993

DB

xx xxx 2008

Names for this period have not yet been found except: -

xx xxx xxxx

Sqn Ldr K Mar (2015)

No 116 Squadron

1 Dec 1917

Names for this period have not yet been found

20 Nov 1918

DB

17 Feb 1941

Names for this period have not yet been found

26 May 1945

DB

 1 Aug 1952

Names for this period have not yet been found

21 Aug 1958

DB

No 117 Squadron

 1 Jan 1918

?

xx Mar 1918

Maj Richard H Peck; later AM

xx Jun 1918

DB

xx Sep 1918

?

 7 Dec 1918

Capt C C Bass

 6 Oct 1919

DB

30 Apr 1941

Wg Cdr W E Rankin

xx Jul 1942

Wg Cdr R G Yaxley DSO, MC, DFC

xx Feb 1943

Wg Cdr J Goodhead

xx May 1943

Wg Cdr William E Coles DSO, DFC,; later AM

xx Jun 1944

Wg Cdr W J McLean DFC, AFC

xx May1945

Wg Cdr A J Samson DFC

xx Oct 1945

Wg Cdr L T Bryant-Fenn DFC

17 Dec 1945

DB

No 118 Squadron

 1 Jan 1918

?

xx Nov 1918

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20 Feb 1941

Sqn Ldr F J Howell DFC

xx Oct 1941

Sqn Ldr H a'B Russell

xx Jan 1942

Sqn Ldr J C Carver

xx Jun 1942

Sqn Ldr Ernest W Wootten DFC*; later A/Cdre

xx Jun 1943

Sqn Ldr J C Freeborn DFC*

xxJan 1944

Sqn Ldr P W E Heppell DFC

xx Mar 1945

Sqn Ldr A Drew DFC

10 Mar 1946

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15 May 1951

Reformed

xx xxx 1951

Sqn Ldr Sqn Ldr H A Asker DFC, DFM

xx Feb 1954

Sqn Ldr Charles M Gibbs DFC; later AVM

xx Jan 1956
Sqn Ldr N C P Buddin

31 Jul 1957

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 1 Sep 1959

F/L F M Taylor AFC [Temp]

xx Oct 1959

Sqn Ldr D A Toon

xx Apr 1961

Sqn Ldr P H Hart

31 Aug 1962

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No 119 Squadron

xx xxx 1918

Maj T M Scott

xx Nov 1918

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13 Mar 1941

Wg Cdr A G F Stewart

xx Apr 1942

Wg Cdr D McC Gordon

xx Apr 1943

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19 Jul 1944

Sqn Ldr D T J Davis

xx Sep 1944

Sqn Ldr N Williamson

25 May 1945

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No 120 Squadron

 1 Jan 1918

Maj A R S Clark

xx xxx 1918

Maj P J V Lavarack MC*   [Died 18 Oct 1918]

21 Oct 1919

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 1 Jun 1941

Wg Cdr W N Cumming DFC

xx Aug 1941

Wg Cdr V H A McBratney AFC

xx Jul 1942

Wg Cdr S J Harrison DFC

xx Feb 1943

Wg Cdr P A Gilchrist

xx Apr 1943

Wg Cdr R M Longmore OBE

xx Oct 1943

Wg Cdr J R Bland

xx Jul 1944

Wg Cdr J Avent DFC

4 Jun 1945

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 1 Oct 1946

Wg Cdr R D Williams

xx Aug 1948

Sqn Ldr V F Cave

xx Feb 1949

Sqn Ldr F A Pentycross

xx Jan 1951

Sqn Ldr Peter G D Farr OBE, DFC; later AVM

xx Jan 1952

Sqn Ldr A W Harding

xx May 1952

Sqn Ldr H M Simmonds DFC

xx Jul 1953

Sqn Ldr R G Ravenscroft

xx Apr 1955

Wg Cdr P R Casement DSO, DFC, AFC

xx Oct 1956

Wg Cdr G Buckle

xx Nov 1958

Wg Cdr L G A Reed MVO, DFC

xx Jan 1961

Wg Cdr H M Carson

xx Jan 1963

Wg Cdr R Courtnage OBE, AFC

xx Dec 1964

Wg Cdr N G Ashcroft

xx Nov 1966

Wg Cdr P J Wells

xx Apr 1969

Wg Cdr A R Amos

xx Dec 1971

Wg Cdr C J Philips

xx Jan 1974

Wg Cdr R Kidney AFC

xx Dec 1975

Wg Cdr T C Flanagan

xx Oct 1977

Wg Cdr C J Sturt

xx Nov 1979

Wg Cdr M G Peakes

xx xxx xxxx

Names for this period have not yet been found except: -

xx xxx xxxx

Wg Cdr Wilson Metcalfe; later A/Cdre (pre 1996)

26 May 2011

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