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HQ No 13 Group Personnel, units and locations


[May 1939 | Dec 1939 | Jun 1941 | Jul 1942 | Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945  | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1964]

Reformed as No 13 (Fighter) Group on 15 March 1939 at RAF Hucknall, to take control of the fighter units covering the North of England and Scotland, taking over control of unit then controlled by No 12 Group.  From March to July personnel began to arrive, often being posted to to HQ No 12 Group, prior to posting to HQ No 13 Group and these appointments are not shown in the ORB. 

May 1939

Location Command  
Attached to No 12 (Fighter) Group at Hucknall Fighter Command
  • No units allocated yet

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Signals
Sqn Ldr Q W A Ross  3 Apr 1939
Miscellaneous Appointments
Flt Lt W O G Fenton   Code and Cypher duties, late RAF

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

The Group was declared operational on 1 August 1939 with its HQ at Kenton Bar, Newcastle upon Tyne, its personnel and units being as follows: -

Air Staff Officers - 1 Aug 1939

Rank Name Notes
AVM Richard E Saul Air Officer Commanding
Plt Off Christopher J Mount PA to AOC
  Vacant Senior Air Staff Officer
Gp Capt G W Bentley Gp Capt - Training
Sqn Ldr A J Biggar Sqn Ldr - Training and Auxiliary Liaison Officer
Sqn Ldr H R Tidd Sqn Ldr - Armament
Wg Cdr H S Broughall Wg Cdr - Operations
Sqn Ldr W A Richardson Sqn Ldr - Operations
Flt Lt A E Cairnes Flt Lt - Operations
WO G Drake WO - Operations
Sqn Ldr J V C Badger Sqn Ldr - Intelligence
  Vacant Flt Lt - Intelligence
Wg Cdr R Menzies Chief Signals Officer
Sqn Ldr Q W A Ross Sqn Ldr - Signals
WO W D Rawlins WO - Signals
  Vacant Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr G F Wood Sqn Ldr - Organisation
Sqn Ldr G H Shaw Sqn Ldr 'E' (Engineer)
  Vacant Sqn Ldr - 'P'1
Flt Lt M Bennetts Flt Lt - 'P'2
WO T Atkins WO - 'P'3

Source - No 13 Group ORB

Unit Allocations  - 1 Aug 1939

Unit Officer Commanding Sector Notes
RAF Church Fenton Wg Cdr G T Richardson M Assumed executive control from HQ No 12 Group
No 64 Sqn, RAF Church Fenton Sqn Ldr J Heber-Percy   Transferred from No 12 Group
No 72 Sqn, RAF Church Fenton Sqn Ldr Ronald B Lees   Transferred from No 12 Group
RAF Catterick Wg Cdr Guy L Carter O Assumed executive control from HQ No 12 Group
No 41 Sqn, RAF Catterick Sqn Ldr J S L Adams   Transferred from No 12 Group
RAF Turnhouse Wg Cdr D M Fleming S Assumed executive control from HQ No 12 Group
No 603 Sqn AAF, RAF Turnhouse Sqn Ldr E H Stevens   Transferred from No 12 Group
RAF Usworth Wg Cdr Herbert W Mermagen P Assumed executive control from HQ No 12 Group
No 607 Sqn AAF, RAF Usworth Sqn Ldr L E Smith   Transferred from No 12 Group
No 602 Sqn AAF, RAF Abbotsinch Sqn Ldr A D Farquhar   Transferred from No 12 Group
No 609 Sqn AAF, Yeadon Sqn Ldr Geoffrey H Ambler   Transferred from No 12 Group
No 7 Observer Corps Group     Manchester
No 8 Observer Corps Group     Leeds
No 9 Observer Corps Group     York
No 10 Observer Corps Group     York
No 29 Observer Corps Group     Lancaster
No 30 Observer Corps Group     Durham
No 31 Observer Corps Group     Galashiels
No 32 Observer Corps Group     Carlisle
No 34 Observer Corps Group     Glasgow
No 36 Observer Corps Group     Dunfermline
No 37 Observer Corps Group     Dundee
No 38 Observer Corps Group     Aberdeen

Source - No 13 Group ORB

Personnel Movements Jul - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Lachlan L MacLean 26 Aug 1939 Reported for duty as Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr C R Smythe 26 Aug 1939 Reported for duty as Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr W A J Satchell 26 Aug 1939 Reported for duty as 'P'1
Plt Off J A Hone 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Air Operations Officer
Plt Off A L Horrell 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Air Operations Officer
Plt Off J E Dixon-Spain 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Air Operations Officer
Plt Off W H Sherlock 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Intelligence Officer
Plt Off G J Holdcroft 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Codes and Cypher Officer
Plt Off W N Cronshaw 26 Aug 1939 RAFVR, reported for duty as Codes and Cypher Officer
Fg Off A J Doble 26 Aug 1939 RAFO Class CC, reported for duty as Camp Commandant
Wg Cdr A H W E Wynn  4 Sep 1939 Posted in for Operations duties
Plt Off P Sidney  7 Sep 1939 Posted in
Fg Off J A Craig  9 Sep 1939 Posted in for Operations (Lost Raid) duties
Plt Off G Rogerson 10 Sep 1939 Posted in for Operations (Lost Raid) duties
Flt Lt R F Maclatchy 17 Sep 1939 Reported for duty as a Medical Officer
Gp Capt Arthur N Gallehawk 19 Sep 1939 Reported for duty as Gp Capt - Training
Gp Capt G W Bentley 23 Sep 1939 Posted to RAF Bicester
Plt Off C W Snook 30 Sep 1939 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Plt Off H E Hinchcliffe  2 Oct 1939 Posted in for Operations Room (Lost Raid) duties
Plt Off J J B Rutter  6 Oct 1939 Posted in for Administrative Staff Officer duties
Fg Off G Milner  7 Oct 1939 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Plt Off C S Noble  8 Oct 1939 Posted in for Operations Room duties
Gp Capt Lachlan L MacLean 12 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act A/Cdre wef 3 Sep 1939 as SASO
Wg Cdr H S Broughall 12 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Gp Capt wef 3 Sep 1939 as Gp Capt - Operations
Plt Off J A Hone 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Fg Off wef 2 Sep 1939
Act Flt Lt J A Hone 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr wef 7 Oct 1939 as Sqn Ldr - Operations
Plt Off R Fenner 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 1 Sep 1939
Plt Off W N Cronshaw 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 2 Sep 1939
Plt Off J E Dixon-Spain 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 2 Sep 1939
Plt Off W H Sherlock 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 3 Sep 1939
Plt Off A L Horrell 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 4 Sep 1939
Plt Off G J Holdcroft 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 4 Sep 1939
Plt Off G Rogerson 14 Oct 1939 Promoted to Fg Off wef 12 Sep 1939
Flt Lt R F Maclatchy 20 Oct 1939 Posted in for Medical duties wef 15 Sep 1939
Act Flt Lt W O G Fenton 20 Oct 1939 Appointed to a commission as a Flt Lt in the A & SD Branch wef 1 Sep 1939
Plt Off F Garrett 20 Oct 1939 Reported from his home for Intelligence duties
Plt Off N K Lawton 21 Oct 1939 Reported from HQ No 12 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off T J Gardiner 23 Oct 1939 Reported for Intelligence duties
Plt Off W H Gibson 23 Oct 1939 Reported from his home for Administrative duties
Sqn Ldr J S Ward 27 Oct 1939 Reported from HQ Fighter Command for Press Liaison duties
Fg Off G Milner 28 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt wef 3 Sep 1939 whilst serving as Flt Lt - Intelligence
Plt Off R L Winterburn 30 Oct 1939 Attached from RAF Catterick for Stores duties
Wg Cdr J Rothwell  1 Nov 1939 Reported from HQ Fighter Command for duty as Senior Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr W A J Satchell  1 Nov 1939 Posted to No 234 Sqn as OC
Plt Off J G Gardiner 17 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Church Fenton for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt A E Cairnes 18 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr
Plt Off C S Noble 18 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off C W Snook 23 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt whilst serving as Flt Lt - Intelligence
Plt Off J G Gardiner  1 Dec 1939 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Intelligence duties
Plt Off J J B Rutter  5 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt whilst serving as Flt Lt - Personnel
Gp Capt Lachlan L MacLean 16 Dec 1939 Departed HQ No 13 Group
Gp Capt Charles H Nicholas 23 Dec 1939 Reported for duty as Senior Air Staff Officer
Plt Off M S Anthony 23 Dec 1939 Reported for Operations duties

Source - No 13 Group ORB

Unit Movements  Jul - Dec 1939

Unit Date Notes
Station Flight, Woolsington  1 Aug 1939 Formed
2nd AA Division  1 Aug 1939 Tyne & Tees Area affiliated to the Group
3rd AA Division  1 Aug 1939 Firth of  Forth & Clyde Area affiliated to the Group
No 607 Sqn AAF 12 Aug 1939 Moved from Usworth to Abbotsinch for 14 days Annual Training
No 607 Sqn AAF 24 Aug 1939 Moved from Abbotsinch to Usworth
No 609 Sqn 28 Aug 1939 Moved from Yeadon to RAF Catterick
RAF Abbotsinch 13 Sep 1939 Transferred to the Administrative and Operational control of No 13 Group
No 152 Sqn  1 Oct 1939 Commenced forming at RAF Acklington
No 219 Sqn  4 Oct 1939 Commenced forming at RAF Catterick
No 141 Sqn  6 Oct 1939 Commenced forming at RAF Turnhouse
No 609 Sqn AAF  6 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Catterick to RAF Acklington
No 607 Sqn AAF 10 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Usworth to RAF Acklington
No 602 Sqn AAF 14 Oct 1939 Moved to RAF Drem
No 72 Sqn 14 Oct 1939 Moved to RAF Leconfield
No 607 Sqn AAF 16 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Drem
No 41 Sqn 18 Oct 1939 Began move from RAF Catterick to RAF Wick
No 607 Sqn AAF 18 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington (for posting overseas)
No 609 Sqn AAF 18 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Drem
No 41 Sqn 18 Oct 1939 Landed at  RAF Drem en-route from RAF Catterick to RAF Wick
No 616 Sqn AAF 21 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Doncaster to RAF Leconfield
Blue Section, No 72 Sqn 25 Oct 1939 Moved to RAF Catfoss
No 41 Sqn 25 Oct 1939 Began move from RAF Drem to RAF Catterick
No 111 Sqn 27 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Northolt to RAF Acklington
No 19 Sqn 27 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Catterick to RAF Duxford
No 607 Sqn AAF 13 Nov 1939 Began the move from RAF Acklington en-route to France
No 43 Sqn 18 Nov 1939 Arrived at RAF Acklington
'A' Flight, No 64 Sqn  1 Dec 1939 Located at RAF Leconfield
'A' Flight, No 152 Sqn  1 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Acklington
No 64 Sqn  4 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Acklington
No 64 Sqn  5 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Evanton
No 609 Sqn  5 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Kinloss
No 111 Sqn  7 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Drem
No 46 Sqn  7 Dec 1939 Arrived at RAF Acklington
No 603 Sqn 16 Dec 1939 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Prestwick

Source - No 13 Group ORB

December 1939

Location Command  
Blakelaw Estate, Ponteland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Acklington

    • No 111 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 152 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 219 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 64 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 242 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Drem

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 609 (West Riding) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Leconfield

    • No 234 Squadron

    • No 245 Squadron

    • No 616 (South Yorkshire) (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 141 Squadron - Grangemouth

  • No 603 (City of Edinburgh) (Fighter) Squadron - Turnhouse

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Richard E Saul 24 Jul 1939 Air Officer Commanding, DFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt G W Bentley  1 Jul 1939 DFC
Wg Cdr H S Broughall 22 Apr 1939 MC, DFC
Sqn Ldr J V C Badger    
Sqn Ldr A J Biggar    
Sqn Ldr G F Wood    
Flt Lt A E Cairnes    
Fg Off G Milner  8 Oct 1939  
Fg Off J A Hone  4 Sep 1939  
Fg Off A L Horrell  5 Sep 1939  
Fg Off W H Sherlock  5 Sep 1939  
Fg Off G J Holdcroft  6 Sep 1939  
Fg Off W N Cronshaw  6 Sep 1939  
Fg Off G Rogerson 18 Sep 1939  
Fg Off J A Craig 17 Sep 1939 DFC
Plt Off Christopher J Mount 25 Jul 1939 later A/Cdre
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr C R Smythe 28 Aug 1939 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr W A J Satchell 28 Aug 1939 Personnel Duties
Staffs of the Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr H R Tidd 24 Apr 1939  
Engineer
Sqn Ldr G H Shaw 17 Jun 1939  
Signals
Sqn Ldr R Menzies 15 May 1939  
Sqn Ldr Q W A Ross  3 Apr 1939
Medical
Wg Cdr J Rothwell  1 Nov 1939 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Meteorological
Mr A W Brewer   Meteorological Officer, MSC
Miscellaneous
Flt Lt W O G Fenton   Code and Cypher duties, late RAF
Flt Lt M Bennetts   MC, RAFO
Fg Off A J S Doble   Camp Commandant

Source - December 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Charles H Nicholas  1 Jan 1940 Promoted to A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J V C Badger  4 Jan 1940 Posted to No 11 Group Pool for refresher course
Gp Capt Arthur N Gallehawk  7 Jan 1940 Posted to HQ Coastal Command
Plt Off H W Owen  8 Jan 1940 Posted in for duty with the Group Communication Flight
Plt Off C S Goodfellow  9 Jan 1940 Posted in for Meteorological duties
Plt Off R C Honeybone 15 Jan 1940 Posted in for Meteorological duties
Plt Off W R S Garton 15 Jan 1940 Posted in for Meteorological duties
Act Flt Lt G Milner 17 Jan 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr wef 6 Jan 1940
Plt Off F Garrett 17 Jan 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt wef 6 Jan 1940
Sqn Ldr G H Shaw 17 Jan 1940 Posted to Canada
Gp Capt Sydney E Toomer 20 Jan 1940 Posted in for duties as Gp Capt - Operations
Sqn Ldr John R Jones 22 Jan 1940 Posted in for Air Staff (Training) duties
Plt Off H E Hinchcliffe 25 Jan 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off
Plt Off N K Lawton 25 Jan 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off
Plt Off W K Sutton 25 Jan 1940 Arrived from his home for RIO duties
ASO Lady A I Seton 29 Jan 1940 Attached from No 24 Group
Flt Lt M Bennetts 31 Jan 1940 Promoted to Sqn Ldr wef 30 Oct 1939
Wg Cdr H S Broughall 31 Jan 1940 Posted to No 215 Sqn
Flt Off L E Swatton 31 Jan 1940 Posted in for Staff duties (WAAF)
Plt Off M S Anthony  1 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off whilst filling post of Fg Off/Flt Lt - Lost Raid
Sqn Ldr M Bennetts  5 Feb 1940 Relinquished his commission on cessation of duty
Act Flt Lt J J B Rutter  5 Feb 1940 Promoted to Sqn Ldr wef 1 Feb 1940
Plt Off W H Gibson  5 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt wef 1 Feb 1940
Sqn Ldr John R Jones  5 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt wef 22 Jan 1940
Sqn Ldr J C H Allen  5 Feb 1940 Attached from No 602 Sqn for Medical duties
Sqn Ldr William D Disbrey  5 Feb 1940 Posted in for Engineer duties
Plt Off A G C Colquhoun  9 Feb 1940 Posted in from Directorate of Intelligence for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt A J Doble  9 Feb 1940 Posted to RAF Loughborough
Plt Off N K Lawton 12 Feb 1940 Posted to No 941 Sqn
ASO E F M Richard 12 Feb 1940 Posted in from the Codes and Cypher School for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO E G Rogers 12 Feb 1940 Posted in from the Codes and Cypher School for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO Lady A I Seton 12 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 24 Group
Flt Lt R F Wilson 17 Feb 1940 Posted in for Equipment duties
Plt Off R C Honeybone 19 Feb 1940 Posted to RAF Hemswell for Meteorological duties
Plt Off W R S Garton 19 Feb 1940 Posted to RAF Honington for Meteorological duties
Plt Off M D M Cochrane 19 Feb 1940 Attached from the Air Ministry for Interrogation duties
Plt Off C R Crinson 19 Feb 1940 Posted in from HQ Met Office, RAF Upavon for Meteorological duties
ASO E B Hine 21 Feb 1940 Attached from WAAF Depot, West Drayton for 'P' Staff duties
ASO H Levine 27 Feb 1940 Posted to from No 4 (City of Glasgow) Company WAAF for Administrative duties
Fg Off J E S Salter  1 Mar 1940 Posted in from RAF Catterick for Accounting duties
Plt Off C S Goodfellow  2 Mar 1940 Posted to RAF Waddington for Meteorological duties
Plt Off J Stephenson  4 Mar 1940 Posted in from RAF Hemswell
Fg Off D W Reacher  4 Mar 1940 Posted in from No 1 RAF Depot, for duty with the Group Communication Flight
Plt Off C R Humphries  5 Mar 1940 Posted in from RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off C R Humphries  5 Mar 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off whilst filling post of Camp Commandant
Plt Off W K Sutton  8 Mar 1940 Posted to RAF Turnhouse for Assistant Adjutant duties
Plt Off G Westcott 10 Mar 1940 Appointed to a Commission as a Plt Off on Probation
Plt Off H H B Newbury 11 Mar 1940 Posted in from Directorate of Intelligence for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Lt G J Holdcroft 18 Mar 1940 Relinquished acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off on posting to Component Field Force
Fg Off The Earl of Tankerville 18 Mar 1940 Posted in for Intelligence duties
ASO E B Hine 21 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached from WAAF Depot on posting to DWAAF, Air Ministry
Act Flt Lt W N Cronshaw 23 Mar 1940 Relinquished acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off on posting to HQ Middle East
Plt Off G Westcott 24 Mar 1940 Posted in for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off H Baxter 26 Mar 1940 Reported for duty on posting in wef 20 Mar 1940
Plt Off H Baxter 31 Mar 1940 Posted to No 219 Sqn for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off W J G Murphy  3 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Church Fenton for Equipment duties
Plt Off C H Coates  5 Apr 1940 Attached from Directorate of Intelligence for Intelligence duties
Act Fg Off C R Humphries  8 Apr 1940 Relinquished acting rank of Fg Off reverting to Plt Off on posting to RAF Turnhouse as Adjutant
Plt Off H J Thomas  8 Apr 1940 Posted in for Operations (Lost Raid) duties
ASO H Levine 12 Apr 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth for temporary Administrative duties
Plt Off N M Ffrench 12 Apr 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for duty as DAPM
ASO E F M Richard 15 Apr 1940 Posted to RAF Turnhouse for Codes and Cypher duties
Act Sqn Ldr C D Kissack 15 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF North Weald for Press Liaison duties
Plt Off R L Winterburn 15 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Catterick on posting to RAF Cranwell
ASO E D Sanderson 16 Apr 1940 Posted in from No 15 Balloon Centre for Administrative duties
2 Lt H H Rainford 16 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached from 170 LAA Battery, RA
ASO E G Rogers 16 Apr 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton
ASO J L M Henderson 16 Apr 1940 Posted in from RAF Church Fenton for Codes and Cypher duties
Act Sqn Ldr J S Ward 17 Apr 1940 Attached to RAF Wick for Press Liaison duties
Plt Off V F Crosthwaite 20 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Turnhouse for Operations duties
Fg Off A T Atkins 20 Apr 1940 Reported for duty on appointment to a Temporary Commission
Fg Off G S Drake 20 Apr 1940 Reported for duty on appointment to a Temporary Commission
Act Fg Off H E Hinchcliffe 20 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Operations
Act Flt Lt A L Horrell 20 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr whilst filling post of Sqn Ldr - Operations
Act Sqn Ldr J E Dixon-Spain 20 Apr 1940 Relinquished the rank of Act Sqn Ldr, reverting to Fg Off
Fg Off J E Dixon-Spain 20 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ No 11 Group as supernumerary, pending posting to HQ No 10 Group
ASO V B Kaye 22 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Usworth for Codes and Cypher duties
Act Flt Lt C W Snook 27 Apr 1940 Relinquished the rank of Act Flt Lt, reverting to Plt Off
Plt Off C W Snook 27 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ No 11 Group as supernumerary, pending posting to HQ No 10 Group
Plt Off W Crawford 27 Apr 1940 Reported for duty from home on appointment to a commission and attached to RAF Drem
ASO V B Kaye 29 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Usworth for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO J M MacIndoe 29 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Catterick for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off T J Gardiner 29 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Church Fenton
Plt Off H J Thomas  1 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off whilst filling the post of Fg Off/Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off V F Crosthwaite  2 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Turnhouse for Operations duties
Plt Off V F Crosthwaite  2 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off whilst filling post of FG Off/Flt Lt- Operations and Training
Plt Off T J Gardiner  2 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Church Fenton on being posted to HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off T J Gardiner  2 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Intelligence
Plt Off W Crawford  2 May 1940 Posted to RAF Drem
Fg Off J Thom  3 May 1940 Posted in as supernumerary from RAF North Weald for Signals duties
Fg Off J Thom  3 May 1940 Attached to RAF Kirkwall for Signals duties
Plt Off G Westcott  7 May 1940 Posted to No 46 Sqn for Codes and Cypher duties
Fg Off M C T Reilly 11 May 1940 Attached from RAF Acklington for Medical duties
Fg Off M C T Reilly 15 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Acklington for Medical duties
Fg Off W D Rawlins 16 May 1940 Attached from RAF Dyce for Signals duties
Flt Lt V G Austen 17 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Catterick for 'P' Staff duties
Act Flt Lt W H Gibson 18 May 1940 Relinquished acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Plt Off on posting to RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Act Flt Lt D Holbrook 20 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Catterick for Group Equipment duties
Sqn Ldr F W Stannard 22 May 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command as Wg Cdr - Operations
Flt Lt R F Wilson 23 May 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Equipment duties
Plt Off J C Nixon 23 May 1940 Attached from No 245 Sqn for Intelligence duties
Plt Off W J G Murphy 27 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Church Fenton for Equipment duties
Wg Cdr C R Smythe 29 May 1940 Reposted to HQ No 13 Group as Supernumerary (non-effective, sick)
Wg Cdr H V Drew 30 May 1940 Posted in from HQ No 50 Group as SOA
Fg Off W D Rawlins 26 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Dyce for Signals duties
Plt Off J C Nixon 28 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 245 Sqn for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Lt F Garrett 31 May 1940 Attached to RAF Church Fenton for Intelligence duties
Act Fg Off T J Gardiner  1 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Intelligence
Plt Off C H Coates  1 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached on posting in as supernumerary for Security Intelligence duties
Plt Off C H Coates  1 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off wef 7 Apr 1940
Flt Off L E Swatton  2 Jun1940 Posted to HQ Flying Training Command
Flt Off A S Franklin  2 Jun1940 Posted in from RAF Duxford on ceasing to be attached
ASO E M Clapham  3 Jun 1940 Attached to the School of Administration, Gerrards Cross
Wg Cdr R V Eccles  3 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ No 61 Wing for Operations duties (Wg Cdr post)
Plt Off E C Bredin  4 Jun 1940 Reported for duty from his home
Act Flt Lt F Garrett  6 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Church Fenton for Intelligence duties
Wg Cdr C R Hancock  7 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ No 14 Group for Wg Cdr - Operations duties
Plt Off F G Whitaker  7 Jun 1940 Posted in from Directorate of Intelligence for Intelligence duties
Plt Off H H B Newbury  8 Jun 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command as supernumerary pending posting to No 10 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off T A Moffat  8 Jun 1940 Attached from RAF Debden for Intelligence duties
Plt Off S E Whiteley  9 Jun 1940 Posted in from Kimmel Park Camp for Operations duties
Plt Off T A Moffat 11 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Debden for Intelligence duties and attached to RAF Acklington
ASO E M Clapham 15 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached to the School of Administration, Gerrards Cross
Sqn Ldr B H Becker 16 Jun 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for temporary duty (instruction in Engineering)
ASO E D Sanderson 18 Jun 1940 Attached to AMES Drone Hill for temporary Administrative duties
Plt Off A G C Colquhoun 19 Jun 1940 Posted to No 603 Sqn for Intelligence duties
Plt Off N M Ffrench 19 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt whilst filling the post of DAPM
Act Flt Lt F Garrett 20 Jun 1940 Attached to RAF Wick for Intelligence duties
Sqn Ldr B H Becker 22 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for temporary duty (instruction in Engineering)
ASO J M MacIndoe 24 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Catterick for Codes and Cypher duties on posting to RAF Drem
Act Fg Off V F Crosthwaite 25 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off whilst filling post of FG Off/Flt Lt- Operations and Training
ASO E F M Richard 25 Jun 1940 Attached from RAF Turnhouse for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off J W Higgins 26 Jun 1940 Reported from his home for duty of Station Defence Officer
Act Flt Lt F Garrett 26 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Wick for Intelligence duties
Col A Irwin 27 Jun 1940 Attached for duty as Gunnery Liaison Officer
Act Flt Lt D Holbrook 27 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr whilst filling the post of Sqn Ldr - Equipment
Plt Off L B Petley 27 Jun 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for 'P' Staff duties
Plt Off Hon Sir E Cadogan 28 Jun 1940 Posted in from Directorate of Intelligence for Intelligence duties
ASO V Friend 30 Jun 1940 Posted in from PRU, Heston for administrative duty
Fg Off F R Oddy 30 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ BAFF for Codes and Cypher duty
ASO E M Clapham  1 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act SO wef 1 Apr 1940
ASO E D Sanderson  2 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to AMES Drone Hill and attached to RAF Usworth
ASO E F M Richard  2 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Turnhouse for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO M A Ghisi  4 Jul 1940 Posted in from RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
Sqn Ldr D E B Wheeler  6 Jul 1940 Posted in for temporary duty pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Fg Off J Thom  8 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Kirkwall for Signals duties
Sqn Ldr Henry B Wrigley  9 Jul 1940 Posted in from No 1 Signals Depot for Signals duties
Act Flt Lt W O G Fenton  9 Jul 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth for Operations 'B' training
Sqn Ldr D E B Wheeler 11 Jul 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group but remained attached to HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off W J Evans 12 Jul 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
Plt Off W M Iles 15 Jul 1940 Posted in from No 1 RAF Depot (C & C School) for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO H Levine 15 Jul 1940 Attached to RAF School of Administration
Plt Off R T Muspratt-Williams 16 Jul 1940 Posted in from No 602 Sqn for duty as PA to AOC
Plt Off T K Waite 17 Jul 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
Plt Off A P Godfrey 17 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Wick for Intelligence training
Act Sqn Ldr D Holbrook 19 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr whilst filling the post of Sqn Ldr - Equipment wef 27 Jun 1940
Act Flt Lt N M Ffrench 19 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt whilst filling the post of DAPM wef 19 Jun 1940
Plt Off P G Rossell 19 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off A M Wallace 19 Jul 1940 Posted in from RAF Warmwell pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Fg Off Christopher J Mount 20 Jul 1940 Posted to No 6 OTU as supernumerary for operational training
Act Flt Lt W O G Fenton 20 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth and attached to RAF Northolt for Sector Controllers' Course
Act AVM Malcolm Henderson 20 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command as supernumerary pending posting to No 14 Group as AOC
Act Flt Lt R Landau 23 Jul 1940 Posted in from CGS pending posting to HQ No 14 Group for Operations duties
Act Fg Off H J Thomas 22 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off whilst filling the post of Fg Off/Flt Lt - Operations wef 1 May 1940
Sqn Ldr F W Stannard 22 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr whilst filling the post of Wg Cdr - Operations wef 20 May 1940
Act Wg Cdr F W Stannard 22 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr whilst filling the post of Wg Cdr - Operations wef 20 May 1940
Act Sqn Ldr C T S Mendl 24 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ BAFF as supernumerary pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Gp Capt Philip F Fullard 25 Jul 1940 Posted in from the Air Ministry as supernumerary pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Flt Lt H A M Weir 25 Jul 1940 Attached from the RAF Kinloss for Operations training pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Sqn Ldr Ronald B Lees 26 Jul 1940 Posted in from No 72 Sqn for Operations and Training duty
Sqn Ldr Ronald B Lees 26 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr wef 22 Jul 1940
Sqn Ldr C W A Ross 27 Jul 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for Signals duties
Plt Off C H Coates 27 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Intelligence Security
ASO H Levine 28 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF School of Administration on completion of course
ASO E D Sanderson 28 Jul 1940 Proceeded to School of Administration for course of instruction
Sqn Ldr D E Dempster 29 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Balloon Command pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Wg Cdr C R Hancock 29 Jul 1940 Posted in from to HQ No 14 Group as Wg Cdr - Ops and Training and attached to HQ No 13 Group
ASO V Friend 29 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Catterick for temporary duty
Plt Off S E Whiteley 30 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Flt Lt - Operations 'B' duties
Act Fg Off H J Thomas 30 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Dyce for Flt Lt - Operations 'B' duties
Plt Off W J Evans 30 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Dyce for Flt Lt - Operations 'B' duties
Plt Off V G Penney 30 Jul 1940 Posted in from RAF St Athan for duty with the Group Communication Flight
Act AVM Malcolm Henderson  1 Aug 1940 Posted to No 14 Group as AOC
Plt Off P G Rossell  1 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off A M Wallace  1 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off A F Wills  1 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command as supernumerary pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off F G Whitaker  1 Aug 1940 Posted to No 72 Sqn for Intelligence duties (Fg Off post)
Plt Off Hon Sir E Cadogan  2 Aug 1940 Posted to No 9 Recruits Centre for Administrative duties
Plt Off E C Bredin  2 Aug 1940 Posted from HQ No 15 Group as supernumerary for training in Operations duties
Plt Off E C Bredin  2 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Plt Off C R Crinson  2 Aug 1940 Attached to No 1 RAF Depot pending posting overseas
Act Fg Off T J Gardiner  2 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Intelligence
Wg Cdr C R Hancock  3 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off B E de la Torre  3 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off R M Kirkpatrick  3 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off J Lord  3 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off P J A Calvocoressi  3 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off J N Watson  3 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties but ceased same day
Plt Off J Lord  4 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Lt W O G Fenton  4 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Northolt
Plt Off A J Millington  6 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for temporary duty
Act Flt Lt H R Clay  6 Aug 1940 Posted in from RAF Scampton for Operations duties pending posting to HQ No 14 Group
Sqn Ldr L B Irish  6 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off F W Higgins  6 Aug 1940 Granted a commission as a Plt Off on Probation wef 26 Jun 1940
Sqn Ldr R F Wilson  8 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for duty as Sqn Ldr - Equipment
Act Flt Lt W O G Fenton  8 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Usworth as Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off J L Ellis  8 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Gosford [sic] for flying duty with the Group Communication Flight
Act Flt Lt H R Clay  9 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group
Fg Off F R Oddy  9 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
Sqn Ldr D E B Wheeler  9 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off A F Wills  9 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group but attached to HQ No 13 Group
ASO V Friend 10 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Catterick for temporary duty
Act Sqn Ldr D Holbrook 12 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Equipment duties
Sqn Ldr N Keeble 12 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for temporary duty
ASO E D Sanderson 12 Aug 1940 Returned to RAF Usworth from School of Administration on completion course of instruction
Flt Lt J M Shewell 13 Aug 1940 Attached from No 605 Sqn
ASO E D Sanderson 13 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth on posting to HQ No 26 Group for Administrative duties
ASO V Friend 13 Aug 1940 Posted in from supernumerary strength to fill Administrative vacancy
Plt Off P F O Clarke 14 Aug 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Sqn Ldr R I G McDougal 14 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Flt Lt W Foulsham 15 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group for temporary duty
Act Flt Lt C H Coates 15 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt whilst filling post of Flt Lt - Intelligence Security wef 27 Jul 1940
Plt Off V G Penney 16 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Sydenham for flying duty with the Communication Flight
Plt Off R M Kirkpatrick 16 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties wef 1 Aug 1940
Plt Off P J A Calvocoressi 16 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties wef 1 Aug 1940
Plt Off P G Rossell 17 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties wef 1 Aug 1940
Plt Off A M Wallace 17 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties wef 1 Aug 1940
Act Flt Lt H A M Weir 18 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached on posting to HQ No 14 Group
Act Flt Lt H R Clay 18 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off C R Crinson 18 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Takoradi
Sqn Ldr L B Irish 19 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off J Rose 20 Aug 1940 Attached from No 232 Sqn pending posting to No 32 Sqn
Plt Off W M Iles 20 Aug 1940 Posted to No 1 RAF Depot for duty with No 5 AONS (Codes and Cypher)
Plt Off J Rose 21 Aug 1940 Posted to No 32 Sqn
Sqn Ldr D E Dempster 23 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group wef 9 Aug 1940
Act Flt Lt R Landau 23 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group wef 9 Aug 1940 but remained attached to No 13 Group
Act Flt Lt F R Oddy 23 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt wef 9 Aug 1940
Act Flt Lt T J Gardiner 23 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt wef 2 Aug 1940
Flt Lt J M Shewell 24 Aug 1940 Posted in from No 605 Sqn as supernumerary for Sector Control course
ASO M A Ghisi 26 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF Acklington for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO E R Stainton 26 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Acklington for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off R M Kirkpatrick 27 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Skaebrae
Plt Off A P Godfrey 27 Aug 1940 Posted in from RAF Skaebrae for Intelligence training on ceasing to be attached
Flt Lt J M Shewell 30 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF Northolt for Sector Control course
Act Flt Lt R Landau 30 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 13 Group
Act Flt Lt N M Ffrench  1 Sep 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Plt Off
Gp Capt Philip F Fullard  1 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for duty as SASO
Plt Off N M Ffrench  1 Sep 1940 Posted to CFS for flying refresher course
Act Wg Cdr Ronald B Lees  1 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr wef 22 Jul 1940
Fg Off E C Bredin  1 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off
Act Wg Cdr Ronald B Lees  2 Sep 1940 Attached to No 72 Sqn, as supernumerary for flying duties
Plt Off L W Simpson   7 Sep 1940 Attached from No 141 Sqn for Group Gunnery duties
ASO D Smart  8 Sep 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot as supernumerary for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO B V Darlow  8 Sep 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot as supernumerary for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO J L M Henderson  8 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Acklington for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO D Smart  8 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Catterick for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO M A Ghisi  9 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Acklington for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off A F Wills 10 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off P G Rossell 10 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off A M Wallace 10 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties
ASO D Smart 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Catterick for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO E R Stainton 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Acklington for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off R A Young 15 Sep 1940 Reported from No 2 SFTS for duty as PT Officer wef 5 Sep 1940
Plt Off F Herron 15 Sep 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
Sqn Ldr A J Biggar 15 Sep 1940 Posted to No 6 OTU for operational training
Plt Off S W Jackson 16 Sep 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
Sqn Ldr R L Edward 16 Sep 1940 Posted in from No 2 Recruits Centre for duty as SOA (Wg Cdr post)
Wg Cdr H V Drew 16 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Wick as supernumerary, pending assuming command
Flt Lt J M Shewell 16 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Northolt for Sector Control course
Act Flt Lt C T S Mendl 17 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for Air Staff duties (Flt Lt post) wef 1 Aug 1940
Plt Off J Stephenson 18 Sep 1940 Posted to No 1 RAF Depot pending posting overseas
Sqn Ldr Charles G Lott 18 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Tangmere for Air Staff duties (Sqn Ldr - Operations and Training post)
Sqn Ldr N Keeble 18 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group
Flt Lt J M Shewell 19 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Turnhouse for Operations duties
Act Flt Lt T J Gardiner 19 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Catterick for Intelligence duties
Plt Off L W Simpson 20 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 141 Sqn on posting in for Group Gunnery duties
Plt Off L W Simpson 20 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Plt Off W Hickson 23 Sep 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Intelligence duties (supernumerary)
Plt Off J A E Harrison 23 Sep 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Intelligence duties (supernumerary)
Act Wg Cdr Ronald B Lees 23 Sep 1940 Relinquished acting rank of Wg Cdr
Sqn Ldr N Keeble 23 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group
Act Flt Lt W Foulsham 24 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group for temporary duty
Wg Cdr C R Smythe 24 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 10 Group
Plt Off A M Wallace 25 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group
Sqn Ldr R L Edward 26 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr for duty as SOA wef 16 Sep 1940
Fg Off The Earl of Tankerville 26 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Acklington
ASO V Friend 26 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Montrose
Plt Off G J H Horne 26 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Church Fenton
Plt Off J A E Harrison 27 Sep 1940 Posted to No 65 Sqn
Plt Off A G T Hardy 28 Sep 1940 Posted in from No 65 Sqn
Sqn Ldr R I G McDougal 28 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Flt Lt A J Harvey 28 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Catterick and attached to RAF Catterick
Sqn Ldr Henry B Wrigley 29 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Yatesbury
Fg Off J E S Salter 30 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Castletown and attached from RAF Castletown
Plt Off G J H Horne 30 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Church Fenton
Sqn Ldr Ronald B Lees 30 Sep 1940 Promoted to the acting rank of Wg Cdr
Act Flt Lt T J Gardiner  1 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Catterick for Intelligence duties
Plt Off A M Wallace  2 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group
Fg Off J E S Salter  3 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Castletown
Plt Off W Hickson  4 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Lt G Rogerson  4 Oct 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Flt Lt, reverting to Fg Off
Act Fg Off V F Crosthwaite  4 Oct 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Fg Off, reverting to Plt Off
Fg Off G Rogerson  4 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off V F Crosthwaite  4 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off T K Waite  5 Oct 1940 Posted in from supernumerary strength for Operations duties (Fg Off/Flt Lt post)
Plt Off T K Waite  5 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Sqn Ldr Henry B Wrigley  5 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Yatesbury
Act Fg Off M S Anthony  5 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
ASO A H Waters  6 Oct 1940 Posted in from WAAF Officers' School, Reading
Plt Off P F O Clarke  6 Oct 1940 Posted in from supernumerary strength as Fg Off/Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off W J La Fontaine  7 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Administrative duties (supernumerary)
Sqn Ldr L J Neale  7 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Usworth
Plt Off J L Ellis  7 Oct 1940 Promoted to Flt Lt wef 3 Sep 1940
Act Wg Cdr R L Edward  7 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr for duty as SOA wef 16 Sep 1940
Plt Off W F Cross  8 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Administrative duties (supernumerary)
Plt Off W P D Hollis  9 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Administrative duties (supernumerary)
Plt Off R N R Fraser 10 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning for Administrative duties (supernumerary)
Sqn Ldr L J Neale 10 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Usworth for duties as Wg Cdr - Operations and Training
Plt Off W Hickson 12 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth for Intelligence duties
ASO A H Waters 12 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off P G Tennant 12 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
ASO K Senior-Smith 13 Oct 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot for Administrative duties
Gp Capt John L Vachell 13 Oct 1940 Posted in from the Air Ministry
Plt Off A G T Hardy 15 Oct 1940 Attached to AI 1(k), Air Ministry
ASO D Smart 16 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Mount Batten
Plt Off A Walsham 18 Oct 1940 Reported from his home on commissioning
Plt Off L B Petley 18 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Acklington
ASO M A Ghisi 20 Oct 1940 Attached to WAAF Officers' Discipline School
Act Fg Off L W Simpson 20 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
Flt Off D M L Jones 23 Oct 1940 Posted in from IORR for Staff duties
Flt Lt J L Ellis 23 Oct 1940 Posted to No 50 Group Pool
Plt Off E B Eddy 23 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Act Wg Cdr R L Edward 24 Oct 1940 Promoted to Temporary Wg Cdr wef 1 Sep 1940
Plt Off R T Muspratt-Williams 24 Oct 1940 Promoted to Flt Lt wef 3 Sep 1940
Plt Off E Montague-Smith 26 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Turnhouse
ASO M A Ghisi 26 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to WAAF Officers' Discipline School
ASO M R D Lilburn 27 Oct 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot
ASO I M Knott 27 Oct 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot
Wg Cdr A H W E Wynn 28 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Odiham
Act Flt Lt J A Craig 28 Oct 1940 Posted to No 51 Group Pool and relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt
ASO A H Waters 28 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Turnhouse
ASO M R D Lilburn 28 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Turnhouse
ASO I M Knott 28 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth
ASO E F M Richard 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Turnhouse
ASO J M Fraser 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Usworth
Sqn Ldr L J Neale 28 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Wg Cdr
Fg Off G S Drake 28 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off A G T Hardy 29 Oct 1940 Posted to Malta
Plt Off W J La Fontaine  1 Nov 1940 Posted as supernumerary to No 72 Sqn
Plt Off E Montague-Smith  1 Nov 1940 Posted in from RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off J W Higgins  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Turnhouse
Flt Lt D A Smith  1 Nov 1940 Posted in from No 607 Sqn for Medical duties
Act Flt Lt C H Coates  1 Nov 1940 Reposted from Station Security Officer to DAPM
Act Flt Lt T J Gardiner  7 Nov 1940 Reposted from Flt Lt - Intelligence to Flt Lt - Observer Corps  Lecture post
ASO J M Fraser  8 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Usworth
Plt Off P J A Calvocoressi  8 Nov 1940 Promoted to the Act Fg Off
Act Fg Off E C Bredin  8 Nov 1940 Promoted to the Act Flt Lt
Plt Off R Benson  9 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ No 15 Group for Interrogation duties
Act Flt Lt F R Oddy 11 Nov 1940 Attached to No 38 Sqn
Plt Off G G Andrewartha 11 Nov 1940 Attached from No 1 Electrical & Wireless School
Act Sqn Ldr G Milner 11 Nov 1940 Attached to the Air Ministry, Harrow for Intelligence course
ASO E F M Richard 14 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Turnhouse
ASO M R D Lilburn 14 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Turnhouse
Flt Lt W W Lendon 16 Nov 1940 Attached from RAF Usworth
Act Flt Lt M S Anthony 17 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr whilst filling the post of Assistant Controller Operations
Act Sqn Ldr G Milner 17 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to the Air Ministry, Harrow for Intelligence course
Act Flt Lt F Garrett 18 Nov 1940 Attached to the Air Ministry, Harrow for Intelligence course
Act Sqn Ldr A E Cairnes 18 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off P G Tennant 19 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth
Plt Off G G Andrewartha 19 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off P G Tennant 22 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth
Plt Off A Glendinning 22 Nov 1940 Attached from No 245 Sqn
Plt Off R A Young 23 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off wef 5 Sep 1940
Plt Off E B Eddy 23 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth
Plt Off A Glendinning 24 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 245 Sqn
Act Flt Lt H E Hinchcliffe 24 Nov 1940 Attached to HQ No 12 Group for temporary duty
Flt Lt J M Shewell 24 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Turnhouse for Operations duties
Act Flt Lt H E Hinchcliffe 25 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 12 Group for temporary duty
Plt Off W P D Hollis 28 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Acklington
Plt Off F Herron  1 Dec 1940 Reposted from supernumerary strength for Lost Raid duties
Plt Off S W Jackson  1 Dec 1940 Reposted from supernumerary strength for Lost Raid duties
Act Sqn Ldr A L Horrell  2 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Usworth
Act Sqn Ldr A E Cairnes  2 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Turnhouse
Sqn Ldr G C Pinkerton  4 Dec 1940 Attached from RAF Turnhouse
Plt Off P G Tennant  5 Dec 1940 Reposted from supernumerary strength to Plt Off/Fg Off  - Intelligence post
Plt Off W Hickson  5 Dec 1940 Reposted from supernumerary strength to Plt Off/Fg Off  - Intelligence post
Act Wg Cdr F W Stannard  6 Dec 1940 Posted to the Air Ministry for duty in DP2
Plt Lt D V Wright  6 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF School of Administration, Loughborough
Plt Lt H S Mills  6 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF School of Administration, Loughborough
Sqn Ldr E W Whitley  6 Dec 1940 Posted in from No 245 Sqn for Controllers duties
Sqn Ldr E W Whitley  6 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr on filling the post of Wg Cdr - Controller Operations
Act Fg Off E C Bredin  7 Dec 1940 Reposted from Operations post to Flt Lt - Organisation
Act Flt Lt F Garrett  7 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to the Air Ministry, Harrow for Intelligence course
Sqn Ldr G C Pinkerton  8 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Turnhouse
Gp Capt John L Vachell  9 Dec 1940 Posted to the Air Ministry for duty in Department of CAS
Plt Off W F Cross  9 Dec 1940 Posted to No 258 Sqn for Adjutant duties
Plt Off E B Eddy  9 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth on being attached to RAF Turnhouse
Fg Off E Fowler  9 Dec1940 Attached from RAF Catterick for Intelligence duties
Plt Off P G Tennant  9 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Catterick for Intelligence duties
Act Sqn Ldr M S Anthony 10 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr wef 17 Nov 1940
Wg Cdr J A Bertram 10 Dec 1940 Posted from HQ No 14 Group for Air Staff duties
Plt Off S C Thornley 11 Dec 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command
Plt Lt H S Mills 11 Dec 1940 Attached as supernumerary to RAF Drem for Administrative duties
Plt Off S C Thornley 12 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ Fighter Command
A/Cdre Charles H Nicholas 14 Dec 1940 Assumed Temporary command of No 13 Group
Sqn Ldr Hugh L Maxwell 14 Dec 1940 Posted in from No 600 Sqn for duty as Sqn Ldr - Night Operations
Act Sqn Ldr A L Horrell 15 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Usworth
AVM Richard E Saul 16 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ No 12 Group as AOC
Gp Capt Sydney E Toomer 18 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Air Staff duties
Plt Off P E C Romney 19 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Act Sqn Ldr C D Kissack 20 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ Fighter Command for Press Liaison duties
Flt Lt D M Jack 20 Dec 1940 Posted in from No 602 Sqn for Sqn Ldr - Operations duties
Plt Off P G Tennant 21 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Catterick on being attached to RAF Acklington for Intelligence duties
Plt Off P F O Clarke 22 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt wef 6 Oct 1940
Fg Off D Leon 23 Dec 1940 Attached from RAF Usworth for Medical duties
Sqn Ldr John R Jones 23 Dec 1940 Posted to No 81 Group for flying duties
Sqn Ldr Charles G Lott 23 Dec 1940 Reposted from Operations (Day) to Air Staff Training post
Sqn Ldr Charles G Lott 25 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Wg Cdr on filling the post of Wg Cdr - Training
Flt Lt D A Smith 27 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Leconfield for Medical duties
Plt Off A P Godfrey 27 Dec 1940 Posted to No 58 OTU for Intelligence duties
Fg Off E Fowler 27 Dec1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Catterick for Intelligence duties
Plt Lt H S Mills 28 Dec 1940 Posted to No 607 Sqn as Assistant Adjutant wef 11 Dec 1940
Plt Off T G Sherriff 27 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF School of Administration, Loughborough
Plt Off G R K Beck 27 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF School of Administration, Loughborough
Plt Off H L Waddington 27 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF School of Administration, Loughborough
Plt Off T G Sherriff 31 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Drem as Assistant Adjutant

Source - No 13 Group ORB

Unit Movements  Jan - Dec 1940

Unit Date Notes
Yellow Section, No 152 Sqn  2 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Leconfield
Red Section, No 603 Sqn 10 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Prestwick to RAF Montrose
No 72 Sqn 12 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Leconfield
No 72 Sqn 13 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Church Fento
No 609 Sqn 13 Jan 1939 Moved from RAF Kinloss to RAF Drem and is non operational
No 152 Sqn 13 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Acklington and is non operational
No 46 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Digby
'A' Flight, No 603 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 At RAF Dyce
'B' Flight, No 602 Sqn  3 Feb 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington
'B' Flight, No 602 Sqn  7 Feb 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Drem
No 616 Sqn AAF 23 Feb 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Catfoss
'A' Flight, No 41 Sqn 23 Feb 1940 Moved from RAF Catterick to RAF Thornaby
'B' Flight, No 219 Sqn 23 Feb 1940 Moved from RAF Catterick to RAF Hartlepool
No 72 Sqn 12 Jan 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Acklington
'A' Flight, No 41 Sqn  3 Mar 1940 Moved from RAF Thornaby to RAF Catterick
No 616 Sqn  9 Mar1940 Moved from RAF Catfoss to RAF Leconfield
No 616 Sqn 20 Mar 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Catfoss
No 610 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 Transferred to No 13 Group on arrival at RAF Prestwick
No 29 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 Transferred to No 13 Group on arrival at RAF Drem
No 29 Sqn 10 May 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Debden
No 64 Sqn 11 May 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Usworth
No 245 Sqn 12 May 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Drem
No 111 Sqn 13 May 1940 Moved from RAF Wick to RAF Northolt
No 609 Sqn 19 May 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Northolt
No 605 Sqn 21 May 1940 Left RAF Wick for RAF Hawkinge
No 234 Sqn 21 May 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Church Fenton
No 242 Sqn 21 May 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Biggin Hill
No 804 Sqn FAA 26 May 1940 Became fully operational at Hatston
'A' Flight No 504 Sqn 27 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Wick
No 234 Sqn 27 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Drem
No 616 Sqn 27 May 1940 Moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Hornchurch
No 74 Sqn 27 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Church Fenton
No 3 Sqn 28 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Wick
Blue Section, No 248 Sqn 28 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Dyce
Yellow Section, No 248 Sqn 28 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Montrose
No 41 Sqn 28 May 1940 Departed from RAF Catterick for RAF Hornchurch
No 54 Sqn 28 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick
No 245 Sqn 28 May 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Hawkinge
2 Sections, No 87 Sqn 28 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Church Fenton
No 602 Sqn 29 May 1940 Now at RAF Drem
8 a/c of No 605 Sqn 30 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem (non-operational)
The whole of No 504 Sqn 31 May 1940 Became operational at RAF Wick
No 43 Sqn 31 May 1940 Moved from RAF Wick to RAF Tangmere
No 72 Sqn  1 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Gravesend
7 a/c of No 610 Sqn  2 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Acklington
No 610 Sqn  3 Jun 1940 Became operational at RAF Acklington with 5 a/c
No 141 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Became operational at RAF Grangemouth
No 54 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Hornchurch
10 a/c of No 607 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Usworth
Dyce Sector  5 Jun 1940 Became operational
No 245 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Turnhouse from RAF Hawkinge
'A' Flight, No 152 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Catterick
12 a/c of No 616 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Leconfield
No 610 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Departed from RAF Acklington for RAF Gravesend
No 74 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Departed from RAF Church Fenton for RAF Rochford
No 41 Sqn  8 Jun 1940 Departed RAF Hornchurch for RAF Catterick
No 245 Sqn  9 Jun 1940 Departed RAF Turnhouse for RAF Hawkinge
No 152 Sqn 15 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Prestwick
No 152 Sqn 16 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Prestwick to RAF Acklington
No 234 Sqn 18 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF St Eval
No 73 Sqn 18 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Church Fenton as non-operational
No 248 Sqn 21Jun 1940 Transferred to Coastal Command
'B' Flight, No 603 Sqn 21 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Montrose
No 141 Sqn 28 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Grangemouth to RAF Turnhouse
'A' Flight, No 603 Sqn 30 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Dyce
No 245 Sqn  1 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Hawkinge to RAF Turnhouse
No 87 Sqn  5 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Exeter
'B' Flight, No 249 Sqn   6 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Prestwick to RAF Leconfield
No 605 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 Became operational
No 605 Sqn 10 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Dyce
No 152 Sqn 12 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Warmwell
No 141 Sqn 12 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF West Malling
No 79 Sqn 13 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Acklington from RAF Biggin Hill
'A' Flight, No 602 Sqn 19 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Montrose
'A' Flight, No 73 Sqn 19 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Prestwick
No 245 Sqn 20 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Aldergrove
Blue Section, No 263 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Returned to RAF Grangemouth
'B' Flight, No 3 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Sumburgh to RAF Wick
No 253 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Arrived at Turnhouse
No 141 Sqn 23 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Prestwick
No 41 Sqn 26 Jul 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Hornchurch
No 54 Sqn 26 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick
'B' Flight, No 607 Sqn 29 Jul 1940 Departed RAF Usworth for RAF Catterick
No 54 Sqn  8 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Hornchurch
No 41 Sqn  8 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick
'A' Flight, No 607 Sqn  9 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Usworth
RAF Church Fenton 10 Aug 1940 Ceased to be under the control of No 13 Group
RAF Leconfield 10 Aug 1940 Ceased to be under the control of No 13 Group
No 602 Sqn 13 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Tangmere
No 145 Sqn 14 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem
No 141 Sqn 23 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Prestwick for RAF Dyce and RAF Montrose
3 Section, No 603 Sqn 23 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Dyce and RAF Montrose for RAF Turnhouse
No 253 Sqn 23 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Turnhouse for RAF Prestwick
No 603 Sqn 26 Aug 1940 Became complete at RAF Turnhouse
No 603 Sqn 27 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Turnhouse for RAF Rochford
No 79 Sqn 27 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Acklington for RAF Biggin Hill
'A' Flight, No 607 Sqn 27 Aug 1940 Moved to Hartlepool
No 32 Sqn 28 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Acklington
No 65 Sqn 28 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Turnhouse
No 253 Sqn 29 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Prestwick for RAF Kenley
No 605 Sqn 29 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Prestwick from RAF Kenley
No 145 Sqn 30 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Dyce and RAF Montrose
No 141 Sqn 30 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Dyce and RAF Montrose for RAF Turnhouse
'A' Flight, No 607 Sqn 31 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Usworth from RAF Catterick
No 72 Sqn 31 Aug 1940 Departed RAF Acklington for RAF Biggin Hill
No 610 Sqn  1 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Acklington
No 504 Sqn  1 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick from RAF Castletown
No 263 Sqn  2 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Drem
No 54 Sqn  3 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick
No 41 Sqn  3 Sep 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Hornchurch
No 504 Sqn  5 Sep 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Hendon
No 605 Sqn  7 Sep 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Croydon
No 808 Sqn FAA  7 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Castletown
No 111 Sqn  8 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem from RAF Croydon
No 607 Sqn  8 Sep 1940 Departed RAF Usworth for RAF Tangmere
No 43 Sqn  8 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Usworth
'B' Flight, No 141 Sqn 12 Sep 1940 Departed RAF Turnhouse for RAF Biggin Hill
No 3 Sqn 14 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Turnhouse from RAF Castletown
No 232 Sqn 18 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Sumburgh to RAF Castletown
No 808 Sqn FAA  2 Oct 1940 Moved from RAF Castletown to RAF Donibristle
'A' Flight, No 145 Sqn  8 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Montrose for RAF Tangmere
No 3 Sqn  8 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Montrose from RAF Turnhouse
'B' Flight, No 145 Sqn 10 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Dyce for RAF Tangmere
'B' Flight, No 3 Sqn 10 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Dyce from RAF Montrose
No 615 Sqn 10 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Prestwick for RAF Northolt
No 607 Sqn 10 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Turnhouse from RAF Catterick
11 Hurricanes of No 1 Sqn RCAF 11 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Prestwick
No 219 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Redhill
No 3 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Wick from RAF Montrose and RAF Dyce
'A' Flight, No 111 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Montrose from RAF Drem
1 Flight of No 600 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick from RAF Hornchurch
Dyce Sector 13 Oct 1940 Transferred to No 14 Group
Wick Sector 13 Oct 1940 Transferred to No 14 Group
'B' Flight, No 111 Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Dyce
2 a/c of No 600 Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Catterick from RAF Hornchurch
1 Section of No 600 Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Catterick for RAF Acklington
No 232 Sqn 24 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem
'B' Flight, No 600 Sqn 24 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem
Red Section, No 232 Sqn  1 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington
No 263 Sqn  8 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Macmerry
No 65 Sqn  8 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Leuchars
No 607 Sqn  8 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Turnhouse to RAF Drem
No 232 Sqn 11 Nov 1940 Departed RAF Drem for RAF Castletown
No 263 Sqn 11 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Prestwick
No 256 Sqn 16 Nov 1940 Commenced forming at RAF Catterick with Defiants
No 263 Sqn 28 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Drem and RAF Prestwick to RAF Exeter without aircraft
No 59 OTU 28 Nov 1940 In the process of forming at Turnhouse
No 65 Sqn 29 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Leuchars to RAF Tangmere
No 72 Sqn 29 Nov 1940 Arrived at RAF Leuchars from RAF Coltishall (Maintenance Flight at RAF Turnhouse)
No 1 Sqn RCAF  8 Dec 1940 Departed RAF Prestwick for RAF Castletown
No 607 Sqn 13 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Usworth
No 43 Sqn, except Blue Section 13 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Usworth to RAF Drem
'B' Flight, No 600 Sqn 16 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Catterick
No 258 Sqn 16 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington
No 32 Sqn 16 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Middle Wallop
No 602 Sqn 17 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Prestwick from RAF Tangmere
No 603 Sqn 17 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem from RAF Southend
No 72 Sqn 19 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Leuchars to RAF Acklington
No 610 Sqn 19 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Acklington to RAF Westhampnett
Blue Section, No 43 Sqn 19 Dec 1940 Moved from RAF Prestwick to RAF Drem
'B' Flight, No 600 Sqn 23 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Drem from RAF Catterick
No 258 Sqn 25 Dec 1940 Red and Blue Sections now operational at RAF Acklington

Source - No 13 Group ORB

June 1941

Location Command  
Blakelaw Estate, Ponteland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Acklington

    • No 72 Squadron

    • No 406 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ RAF Ayr

    • No 141 Squadron

    • No 602 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 313 (Czech) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Drem

    • No 43 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Ouston

    • No 317 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Turnhouse

    • No 122 Squadron

    • No 123 Squadron

    • No 603 Squadron

  • No 245 Squadron - Aldergrove*

  • No 600 Squadron - Colerne**

  • No 485 Squadron - Leconfield***

* Station in RAF in Northern Ireland

** Station in No 10 Group

*** Station in No 12 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM John O Andrews  4 Feb 1941 Air Officer Commanding,  DSO, MC; later AVM
Air Staff
A/Cdre Charles H Nicholas 23 Dec 1939 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr Walter K Beisiegel 12 Jan 1941 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr E W Whitley  6 Dec 1940 DFC
Wg Cdr Charles G Lott 23 Dec 1940 DSO, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr A E Cairnes  5 Jun 1939  
Sqn Ldr Hugh L Maxwell 14 Dec 1940 DSO; later A/Cdre - Capt, Northamptonshire Regiment
Flt Lt A L Horrell  5 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt G Milner  8 Oct 1939  
Flt Lt M S Anthony 22 Dec 1939  
Flt Lt D L Clackson  9 Apr 1940  
Flt Lt D M Jack 20 Dec 1940  
Fg Off F Garrett 20 Oct 1939  
Fg Off T J Gardiner  2 May 1940  
Fg Off H E Hinchcliffe  2 Oct 1939  
Fg Off G S Drake 20 Apr 1940 MBE
Plt Off P J A Calvocorressi  1 Aug 1940  
Plt Off P F O Clarke  4 Aug 1940  
Plt Off S W Jackson  1 Dec 1940  
Plt Off F Herron  1 Dec1940  
Plt Off W Hickson  5 Dec 1940  
Plt Off T K Waite 24 Dec 1940  
Plt Off G R K Beck  1 Feb 1941  
Plt Off O P Ladyman  3 Mar 1941  
Plt Off P E C Romney 28 Mar 1941  
Plt Off A Taylor 29 Mar 1941  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr R L Edward 16 Sep 1940 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Flt Lt V G Austin 17 May 1940  
Fg Off E C Bredin  7 Nov 1940  
Fg Off R A Dimsdale 12 Feb 1941  
Fg Off S H Cary  4 May 1941  
Plt Off D W A Barton 12 Feb 1941  
Plt Off R Gregory 20Mar 1941  
Plt Off J C Ford  3 Apr 1941  
Plt Off M R Haseler  5 Apr 1941  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr J R MacLachlan 28 Feb 1941  
Signals
Gp Capt R Menzies 15 May 1939  
Flt Lt G D D Gammack  4 Apr 1941
Plt Off P J Dunlop  1 Feb 1941
Armament
Sqn Ldr H R Tidd 24 Apr 1939  
Photography
Plt Off J S Cabot 15 Apr 1941  
Accountant
Plt Off J E Bilton 26 Apr 1941  
Physical Training
Plt Off T C Croll  1 Jan 1941  
Medical
Wg Cdr J Rothwell  1 Nov 1939 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Fg Off D Leon  7 Mar 1941 MB, BS
Meteorological
Mr C V Ockenden   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc
Miscellaneous Appointments
Fg Off L W Simpson 20 Sep 1940  
Fg Off C H Coates  1 Oct 1940  

Source - June 1941 Confidential Air Force List

July 1942

Location Command  
Blakelaw Estate, Ponteland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Acklington

    • No 43 Squadron

    • No 141 Squadron

    • No 1460 Flight

    • No 1490 (Gunnery) Flight

  • SHQ RAF Ayr

    • No 165 Squadron

    • No 410 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 332 (Norwegian) Squadron

    • No 403 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ RAF Drem

    • No 242 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Ouston

    • No 243 Squadron

    • No 281 Squadron

    • No 1423 Flight

  • SHQ RAF Turnhouse

    • No 289 Squadron

  • No 23 Wing Servicing Unit - Ballyhalbert

  • No 167 Squadron - Castletown

  • No 4406 Squadron RCAF - Scorton

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM John O Andrews  4 Feb 1941 Air Officer Commanding,  DSO, MC; later AVM
Air Staff
A/Cdre Charles H Nicholas 23 Dec 1939 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Gp Capt R Y Eccles  5 May 1941  
Wg Cdr Sir A P Hope 10 May 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr F Garrett 20 Oct 1939  
Sqn Ldr D L Clackson  9 Apr 1940  
Sqn Ldr R Johnstone 12 Nov 1941 MC
Sqn Ldr T F D Morgan  2 Mar1942 DFC
Flt Lt M S Anthony 22 Dec 1939  
Flt Lt G S Drake 20 Apr 1940 MBE
Flt Lt W S J Scruby 21 Jun 1941 MBE
Flt Lt R T Mark 25 Aug 1941 MC
Flt Lt F Anderson 17 Dec 1941  
Fg Off F R Cotgrove  3 Jul 1941  
Fg Off T W Bagshawe 26 Aug 1941  
Fg Off A Cairns 29 Aug 1941  
Fg Off J D Marvin 26 Aug 1941  
Fg Off J E G Utting 26 Aug 1941  
Fg Off J R Peerless 28 Aug 1941  
Fg Off G D Hadwen 29 Aug 1941  
Fg Off K B Berry  1 Oct 1941  
Fg Off L Mulcahy  1 Oct 1941  
Fg Off A Taylor 26 Nov 1941  
Fg Off F Herron  8 Feb 1942  
Fg Off T K Waite  8 Feb 1942  
Fg Off G C Wilmot 25 Mar 1942  
Fg Off N N McKinnon  1 Jun 1942  
Plt Off L L S Rushworth 25 Jul 1941  
Plt Off L H R Manning 28 Aug 1941  
Plt Off W F J Kelly 17 Nov 1941  
Plt Off A G S Holland  2 Apr 1942  
Plt Off W G King  2 Apr 1942  
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr V G Austin 17 May 1940  
Flt Lt E H Henton 24 Oct 1941 MM
Flt Lt S H Cary  4 May 1941  
Flt Lt J J B Rutter  3 Sep 1941  
Fg Off N S Todd 19 Dec 1941  
Fg Off C A Cunliffe 23 Nov 1941  
Plt Off T F Pippett 27 Jun 1941  
Plt Off F Pettigrew  9 Mar 1942  
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Flt Lt L W Ivey 11 Feb 1942  
Engineer
Fg Off G H Perring 22 Apr 1942  
Signals
Wg Cdr B G Farrow 10May 1942 OBE
Sqn Ldr G D D Gammack  4 Apr 1941
Fg Off F C Clarke 28 May1942
Plt Off K A Bennett 27 Jan 1942
Armament
Flt Lt J W Sim  2 Jun 1941 GM
Equipment
Fg Off J H Phillips 28 Jan 1942  
Accountant
Plt Off J E Bilton 26 Apr 1941  
Physical Training
Plt Off T C Croll  1 Jan 1941  
Medical
Sqn Ldr R G James   Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Mr C V Ockenden   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off D M L Jones 23 Oct 1940 WAAF
RAF Regiment
 Maj H C Russon-Bayliss 23 Feb 1942
 Flt Lt S F Frogley 27 Feb 1942 DSO, DFC
 Fg Off J D Page 16 May 1942
Miscellaneous Appointments
Fg Off B Howden 25 Mar 1942  
Fg Off F B Tempest  8 Apr 1942  
Fg Off J H Herbertson 21 May 1942  

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

It absorbed No 14 Group on 16 July 1943 and relocated to the Drummossie Hotel, near Inverness.

December 1943

Location Command  
Drummossie Hotel, Inverness Air Defence of Great Britain
  • SHQ RAF Ayr

    • No 188 Squadron

    • No 14 Armament Practice Camp

  • SHQ, RAF Castletown

    • No 282 Squadron

    • No 118 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Drem

    • No 307 (Polish) Squadron

    • No 485 Squadron RNZAF

  • SHQ RAF Macmerry

  • SHQ RAF Skeabrae

    • No 453 Squadron RAAF

    • No 1476 Flight

  • SHQ RAF Turnhouse

    • No 268 Squadron

  • No 504 Squadron - Peterhead

  • No 15 Armament Practice Camp - Peterhead

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Stanley F Vincent 15 Nov 1943 Air Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Air Staff
A/Cdre Charles F H Grace 15 Jul 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr R Johnstone 12 Nov 1941 MC
Wg Cdr M S Anthony  1 Dec 1942  
Wg Cdr R E Bland  1 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr J M Bazin 15 Jul 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr S F Godden 15 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr J E MacLennan 15 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr W Cameron 15 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr A McDowall  5 Dec 1942 DFM
Sqn Ldr W S J Scruby  1 Jun 1941 OBE
Sqn Ldr T K Waite  8 Feb 1942  
Sqn Ldr JR Gardner 23 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr L B Irish 15 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr P W E Heppell  5 Jul 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr G S Drake 15 Jul 1943 MBE
Sqn Ldr E G Pinkney 15 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr D E Shipwright 15 Jul 1943  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr G G Braithwaite 14 May 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr W T Eccles 12 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr J J B Rutter  3 Sep 1941  
Flt Lt J S Wilson  2 Jun 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Sqn Ldr V A Gittens 15 Jul 1943 MBE
Signals
Wg Cdr Clifford T Jackaman 15 Jul 1943 later A/Cdre
Armament
Sqn Ldr H CFlemons 20 Aug 1943  
Medical
Wg Cdr F L Whitehead  8 May 193 Senior Medical Officer, MD, CM
Meteorological
Mr W J Grassick   Senior Meteorological Officer, MA, BSc
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off A F Nicholl 22 Apr 1943 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col the Earl of Cawdor 15 Jul 1943
Sqn Ldr D G Porteous 15 Jul 1943 OBE

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command  
Drummossie Hotel, Inverness Air Defence of Great Britain
  • SHQ RAF Ayr

    • No 14 Armament Practice Camp

  • SHQ, RAF Blakelaw

  • SHQ, RAF Castletown

  • SHQ RAF Drem

    • No 309 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Macmerry

  • SHQ RAF Skeabrae

    • No 118 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Turnhouse

  • No 15 Armament Practice Camp - Peterhead

  • No 13 Group Communication Flight - inverness

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre John A Boret 26 Jan 1944 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, MC, AFC; later AVM
Air Staff
Gp Capt J Heber-Percy 18 Nov 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr R Johnstone 12 Nov 1941 MC
Wg Cdr J E MacLennan 15 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr A McDowall  5 Dec 1942 DFM
Wg Cdr R B Packenham 17 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr W S J Scruby  1 Jun 1941 OBE
Sqn Ldr JR Gardner 23 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr G S Drake 15 Jul 1943 MBE
Sqn Ldr J B Wray 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr A J MacNab 15 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr R G Biggs 15 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr G R E Hayter  9 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G E Norman 15 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr G D Hadwen 18 Aug 1942  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr G G Braithwaite 14 May 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr W T Eccles 12 Jun 1943 Organisation
Sqn Ldr J J B Rutter  3 Sep 1941 Personnel
Flt Lt J S Wilson  2 Jun 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Sqn Ldr V A Gittens 15 Jul 1943 MBE
Signals
Wg Cdr R J Kemsley  8 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr D V Briggs 15 Jul 1943  
Armament
Sqn Ldr H C Flemon 20 Aug 1943  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr C J Newberry 13 Sep 1943  
Medical
Wg Cdr F L Whitehead  8 May 193 Senior Medical Officer, MD, CM
Sqn Ldr G S Jamieson 15 Jul 1943 MB, BS, DOMS, DLO
Educational
Mr J C Kidd  8 Apr 1944 MA, BSc, RAFVR
Meteorological
Mr W J Grassick   Senior Meteorological Officer, MA, BSc
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off M S Somerville WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col the Earl of Cawdor 15 Jul 1943
Sqn Ldr A H M Stayner 20 Nov 1943

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command  
Drummossie Hotel, Inverness Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Castletown

  • SHQ RAF Dyce

    • No 4 Servicing Unit

  • SHQ RAF Peterhead

    • No 122 Squadron

    • No 234 Squadron

    • No 611 Squadron

    • No 14 Servicing Unit

  • SHQ RAF Skeabrae

    • No 451 Squadron RAAF

    • No 453 Squadron RAAF

  • SHQ RAF Turnhouse

  • No 13 Group Communication Flight - inverness

  • No 603 Squadron - Drem

 

Rank Name Date Notes
  Vacant   Air Officer Commanding,
Air Staff
Gp Capt F I White 14 Apr 1945 Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr E C Wolfe 18 May 1944  
Wg Cdr E W Rogers 29 May 1944  
Wg Cdr A D Page  5 Aug 1944  
Wg Cdr C C C Stone 26 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr D Phillips  8 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr R G Biggs 15 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr D E Proudlove 21 Sep 1944  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr M E Reid 16 Nov 1944 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr K S Law  5 Aug 1944 Personnel
Flt Lt F B Hodges 27 Sep 1944  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr R J Marks 17 Apr 1945  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr E B Pope 25 Nov 1944  
Medical
Sqn Ldr M L Maley 23 Sep 1944 MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr J A Atkinson 27 Oct 1944 BSc, RAFVR
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr G Bosomworth    
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off M S Somerville  7 Mar 1944 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col the Earl of Cawdor 15 Jul 1943
Sqn Ldr L F Gummer  1 Mar 1945

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

It was reformed on 4 April 1955, moving to Ouston on 1 July.

1955

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Walter G Cheshire 16 May 1955 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM

Source - October 1955 Air Force List

1956

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Walter G Cheshire 16 May 1955 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A Fordham 23 May 1955 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt Stanley B Grant 27 Jun 1955 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC*; later AVM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H V Alloway 13 Jun 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration,

Technical Staff

Gp Capt R H C Brousson  8 Aug 1955 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE, MA, AFRAeS

Source - January & April 1956 Air Force List

1957

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Alfred Earle  1 Jul 1957 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr A Fordham 23 May 1955 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt D P D G Kelly  7 Jan 1957 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC
Operations
Wg Cdr J H V Millington 31 May 1955 DFC
Sqn Ldr J Cameron-Cox 15 Jun 1955  
Sqn Ldr H G Garwood  1 Jan 1956  
Sqn Ldr C J Tedder 23 Jun 1955  
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr S P Le Rougetel 23 May 1955  
Sqn Ldr F P Hales 16 May1955  
Sqn Ldr H P F Patten  1 Nov 1955  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr M F Crow 29 Jun 1955  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr G Cherrington 27 Jun 1955  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr M Penmen 11 Mar 1957 DFM
Flt Lt J A Penny 27 Feb 957  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr G Honeyman 20 Jun 1955  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr J B Carruthers 24 Apr 1957  
Signals
Wg Cdr R Munns  4 Feb 1957 DFC
Sqn Ldr K J Barratt 28 Feb 1956  
Flt Lt J M A Baker  5 Aug 1955  
GSO 2 (L)
Maj A D McGregpr 14 Jan 1957 MC, TD, RA
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Physical Training
Flt Lt W A Batchelor 25 Feb 1957 DPhysEd
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H V Alloway 13 Jun 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration,
Sqn Ldr C N Spurdens 11 May 1956 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt J A Abbott  7 Jan 1957  
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J St C Polson  7 Mar 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt R A Roy  9 Jul 1956 OBE
Engineers
Sqn Ldr R S G Studerus  1 Nov 1955  
Flt Lt D Ball  5 Sep 2955  
Armament
Sqn Ldr W E D Makin  1 Jun 1955 DFC
Radio
Sqn Ldr A W B Stewart 13 Jun 1955 BSc, AMIEE
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr G H McDonough Statistical Officer

Source - April July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Changes between July1957 and April 1958

Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr H G Garwood  1 Jan 1956  

Source - January 1958 Air Force List

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Alfred Earle  1 Jul 1957 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr J W Heard  1 Jul 1957 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Frederick S Stapleton

 1 Oct 1957 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC; later AVM
Operations
Gp Capt D P D G Kelly  7 Jan 1957 DFC
Wg Cdr F V Morello  5 Sep 1957 OBE
Sqn Ldr H G Garwood  1 Jan 1956  
Sqn Ldr P Smith 10 Feb 1958 MBE
Sqn Ldr R K Wilson  1 Feb 1957 AFC
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr M G L Lovell  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr E L Horsfall 14 Apr 1958  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D G L Heywood  1 Jul 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr G Cherrington 27 Jun 1955  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr M Penmen 11 Mar 1957 DFM
Navigation
Sqn Ldr G Honeyman 20 Jun 1955  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr W G Holmes 24 Mar 1958  
Signals
Wg Cdr R Munns  4 Feb 1957 DFC
Sqn Ldr K J Barratt 28 Feb 1956  
GSO 2 (L)
Maj O A Robertson  1 Aug 1957 Seaforth Highlanders
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Physical Training
Flt Lt W A Batchelor 25 Feb 1957 DPhysEd
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R P R Powell 20 Aug 1957 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC*
Sqn Ldr T P D La Touche 21 Apr 1958  
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J St C Polson  7 Mar 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt R A Roy  9 Jul 1956 OBE
Engineers
Sqn Ldr R S G Studerus  1 Nov 1955  
Armament
Sqn Ldr D D Barber  1 Jul 1957  
Radio
Sqn Ldr V R Murphy  4 Sep 1957  
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr G H McDonough Statistical Officer

Source - April 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Alfred Earle  1 Jul 1957 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr J W Heard  1 Jul 1957 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre Edward L Colbeck-Welch  1 Nov 1958 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC; later AVM
Operations
Gp Capt Vacant    
Wg Cdr F V Morello  5 Sep 1957 OBE
Sqn Ldr P Smith 10 Feb 1958 MBE
Sqn Ldr R K Wilson  1 Feb 1957 AFC
Exercises
Sqn Ldr N C P Buddin 28 Oct 1957  
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr M G L Lovell  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr E L Horsfall 14 Apr 1958  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D G L Heywood  1 Jul 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr M Penmen 11 Mar 1957 DFM
Weapons
Sqn Ldr W G Holmes 24 Mar 1958  
Signals
Wg Cdr R Munns  4 Feb 1957 DFC
GSO 2 (L)
Maj O A Robertson  1 Aug 1957 Seaforth Highlanders
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Physical Training
Flt Lt W A Batchelor 25 Feb 1957 DPhysEd
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R P R Powell 20 Aug 1957 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC*
Sqn Ldr T P D La Touche 21 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr J Speers 18 Dec 1957 Logistics
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J St C Polson  7 Mar 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt R A Roy  9 Jul 1956 OBE
Engineers
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Armament
Sqn Ldr D D Barber  1 Jul 1957  
Radio
Sqn Ldr V R Murphy  4 Sep 1957  
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr F Oliver Statistical Officer

Source - October 1959 Air Force List

1960

Changes between July1957 and April 1958

Operations
Sqn Ldr L C Gregory 21 Dec 1959 DFC

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

Location Command  
RAF Ouston, Northumberland Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Harold J Maguire  9 Nov 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, OBE; later AM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off M J F White 2 Nov 1959 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre Vacant   Senior Air Staff Officer,
Operations
Gp Capt D F Dennis  2 Feb 1959 DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr F V Morello  5 Sep 1957 OBE
Sqn Ldr D W Smith  8 Feb 1960  
Exercises
Sqn Ldr N C P Buddin 28 Oct 1957  
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr M G L Lovell  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr E L Horsfall 14 Apr 1958  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D G L Heywood  1 Jul 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr A J Wright  7 Dec 1959 DFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr I W Harris 23 Nov 1959 DFC
Weapons
Sqn Ldr W G Holmes 24 Mar 1958  
GSO 2 (L)
Maj O A Robertson  1 Aug 1957 Seaforth Highlanders
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Physical Training
Flt Lt Vacant    
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J B Tait 21 Mar1960 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO***, DFC*
Sqn Ldr J Jones 21 Sep 1959  
Sqn Ldr M Liskutin 14 Mar 1960 Logistics, DFC, AFC
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J St C Polson  7 Mar 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt W E French 11 Apr 1960 BSc (Eng), AMIME, AFRAeS
Engineer
Sqn Ldr P R Browne  6 Apr 1959  
Electronics
Wg Cdr J R Davies 16 Nov 1959  
Sqn Ldr G A Henderson 29 Jun 1959  
Sqn Ldr W E Satterthwaite  9 Mar 1960  
Armament
Sqn Ldr R P A J De Burlet 24 Jul 1959  
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr P A Wiggins

Source - October 1960 Air Force List

It was disbanded on 1 January 1961 by being redesignated No 11 (Fighter) Group.

It was reformed o 1 April  1963 as No 13 (Scottish) Sector

1964

Location Command  
RAF Boulmer, Alnwick Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Richard J P Prichard  1 Apr 1963 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DFC, AFC
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D L Pexton 28 Mar 1963 ADC to AOC
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr E Batchelar  6 May 1963 DFC
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr C P Reed  1 Apr 1963 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC*

Source - October 1964 Air Force List

It was redesignated No 11 (Northern) Sector on 17 March 1965.

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