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No 94 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[May 1939]

Personnel Movements: Mar - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr W T F Wightman 26 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 94 Sqn
Fg Off M E Reid 26 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Fg Off G S K Haywood 26 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting for duty as Adjutant
APO S P Bartlett  2 Apr 1939 Arrived on posting from Home Establishment
APO A D Carter  2 Apr 1939 Arrived on posting from Home Establishment
APO F M Stephenson  2 Apr 1939 Arrived on posting from Home Establishment
Fg Off M E Reid  9 May 1939 Promoted to Act Flt L, wef 26 Mar 1939
APO S P Bartlett  9 Jun 1939 Confirmed in his rank and regraded as Plt Off, wef 16 May 1939
APO A D Carter  9 Jun 1939 Confirmed in his rank and regraded as Plt Off, wef 16 May 1939

Source - No 94 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/755)

Organisational Movements: Jan - Jul 1936

Date Notes
26 Mar 1939 Reformed at Khormaksar on 26 March 1939 equipped with Gladiator Is and IIs
Gladiator I of No 94 Squadron

Gladiator II of No 94 Squadron

 2 May 1939 Squadron moved from RAF Khormaksar to RAF Sheikh Othman

Source - No 94 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/755)

Personnel Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F M Smith  1 Jun 1940 Armament Staff Officer, killed in a flying accident
Plt Off A Darling 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Abu Sueir
Plt Off A T Darling 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Abu Sueir
Plt Off Hogg 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Abu Sueir
Plt Off Sandison 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Abu Sueir
Plt Off Vos 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Abu Sueir
Sgt Plt Buchannan 20 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt Plt Murphy 23 Jun 1940 Appointed to a commission in the rank of Plt Off
Fg Off G S K Haywood 27 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from SHQ, RAF Sheikh Othman
Act Flt Lt M E Reid 16 Oct 1940 Promoted to War Substantive Flt Lt, wef 6 Jul 1940
Fg Off G S K Haywood 16 Oct 1940 Promoted to War Substantive Flt Lt, wef 3 Sep 1940
Plt Off S P Bartlett 16 Oct 1940 Promoted to War Substantive Fg Off, wef 3 Sep 1940
Plt Off F M Stephenson 16 Oct 1940 Promoted to War Substantive Fg Off, wef 3 Sep 1940
Plt Off A Darling 17 Oct 1940 Confirmed in his rank, wef 12 Jun 1940
Flt Lt M E Reid  1 Nov 1940 Relinquished command of 'A' Flight and assumed duties of Adjutant
Fg Off F M Stephenson  1 Nov 1940 Relinquished duties of Adjutant and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Flt Lt G S K Haywood  1 Nov 1940 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Plt Off S P Bartlett 17 Nov 1940 Departed on posting to the Middle East
Fg Off J W Marsden  6 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from AHQ Aden
Fg Off F M Stephenson 14 Dec 1940 Died in hospital
Fg Off Sir R A MacRoberts 22 Dec 1940 Attached from AHQ Aden

Source - No 94 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/755)

Organisational Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Date Notes
23 Jul 1940 Detachment proceeded to Berbera on SS Tuna
 4 Aug 1940 Sub-detachment from Berbera moved to Lafarug
 8 Aug 1940 Air Party of the sub-detachment at Lafarug flew back to Aden
 9 Aug 1940 Ground Party of the sub-detachment at Lafarug returned to Berbera by road
10 Aug 1940 Detachment returned from Berbera on SS Chantala
 1 Nov 1940 Original Flight split into 'A' and 'B Flights

Source - No 94 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/755)

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