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No 114 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Personnel Movements: Dec 1936 - Jul 1937

Rank Name Date Notes
APO D Perry  1 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from SHQ, RAF Wyton
APO J D Stern  1 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from SHQ, RAF Wyton
Flt Lt A C Evans-Evans 14 Dec 1936 Attached from SHQ, RAF Wyton (to command?)
APO G C L Bagshaw 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO L F Gregory 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO F R Maguire 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO R E Mills 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO I G Morrison 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO E G Palmer 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
7 x Airmen Pilots 19 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 3 FTS
APO P Corbishley 25 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 8 FTS
APO W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 8 FTS
APO B O Huxtable 25 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 8 FTS
APO G C O Key 25 Dec 1936 Arrived on posting from No 8 FTS
APO S N L Maude 11 Jan 1937 Arrived on posting from No 11 FTS
2 x Airmen Pilots 11 Jan 1937 Arrived on posting from No 11 FTS
1 x Airman Pilot 11 Jan 1937 Arrived on posting from No 6 FTS
APO G C L Bagshaw 11 Jan 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
7 x Airmen Pilots 11 Jan 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Flt Lt F J Taylor  5 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 6 Group and assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Plt Off K Ault  7 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from RAF College, wef 19 Dec 1936 and attached to No 206 Sqn
APO G C L Bagshaw  7 Feb 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
7 x Airmen Pilots  7 Feb 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO F R Maguire  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO R E Mills  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO L F Gregory  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Plt Off B O Huxtable  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Plt Off P Corbishley  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
3 x Airmen Pilots  7 Feb 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO S G Cooper 20 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 7 FTS
APO J A F Mertens 21 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 5 FTS
APO G W Parsons 21 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 5 FTS
APO H C Sammels 21 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 5 FTS
2 x Airmen Pilots 21 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 5 FTS
Flt Lt A C Evans-Evans 25 Feb 1937 Ceased to e attached from SHQ, RAF Wyton
APO J Ellis 25 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from No 7 FTS
APO S N L Maude  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO W M Lupton  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO G C O Key  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO S G Cooper  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO J A F Mertens  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO G W Parsons  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO H C Sammels  8 Mar 1937 Attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO F R Maguire  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO R E Mills  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
APO L F Gregory  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Plt Off B O Huxtable  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Plt Off P Corbishley  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
3 x Airmen Pilots  8 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached to No 206 Sqn for Twin-Engined Conversion Course
Flt Lt

Wilfred L Freebody

10 Mar 1937 Arrived on posting from No 139 Sqn and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Sqn Ldr

Hugh H Brookes

10 Mar 1937 Arrived on posting from A & AEE and assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Flt Lt F J Taylor 10 Mar 1937 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn on posting to No 139 Sqn
Plt Off B O Huxtable 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 52 Sqn
Plt Off S G Cooper 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 52 Sqn
Plt Off J A F Mertens 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 52 Sqn
3 x Airmen Pilots 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 52 Sqn
Plt Off J Ellis 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 63 Sqn
Plt Off K Ault 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 63 Sqn
Plt Off P Corbishley 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 63 Sqn
Plt Off I G Morrison 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 44 Sqn
Plt Off G W Parsons 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 44 Sqn
Plt Off H C Sammels 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 44 Sqn
3 x Airmen Pilots 22 Mar 1937 Posted to No 44 Sqn
Flt Lt A M Murdoch RAAF 12 Apr 1937 Attached from RAF Manston
APO G C O Key 19 Apr 1937 Posted to No 18 Sqn pending posting to No 105 Sqn on formation
APO G C L Bagshaw  5 May 1937 Posted to Station Flight, RAF Andover
Plt Off R W G Kitley  5 May 1937 Arrived on posting from Station Flight, RAF Andover
Flt Lt A M Murdoch RAAF 28 Apr 1937 Ceased to be attached from RAF Manston

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: Dec 1936 - Jul 1937

Date Notes
 1 Dec 1936 Reformed at Wyton in No 3 Group
31 Dec 1936 6 x Hawker Hinds collected from RAF Sealand
Hawker Hind
 1 Mar 1937 Squadron transferred from No 3 Group to No 2 Group
10 Mar 1937 Squadron received its first Bristol Blenheim I but it was wrecked on landing
Bristol Blenheim of No 114 Squadron
11 Mar 1937 All six Hawker Hinds were transferred to No 44 Sqn at RAF Waddington
17 Mar 1937 Squadron collected six Hawker Audaxes from RAF Sealand as temporary equipment
Hawker Audax
 1 Apr 1937 Squadron collected 12 x Bristol Blenheim I from the manufacturers at Filton, the first squadron to be equipped with the type
26 Apr 1937 All six Hawker Audaxes were transferred to No 105 Sqn at RAF Upper Heyford

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Hugh H Brookes

11 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 later AVM, OC, 'A' Flight
Plt Off R W G Kitley  5 May 1937 OC, 'B' Flight
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936 Adjutant
Plt Off D Perry  1 Dec 1936  
Plt Off J D Stern  1 Dec 1936  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off F R Maguire 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

Rank Name Date Notes
1 x Sgt Pilot 13 Sep 1937 Posted to No 105 Sqn, RAF Harwell
1 x Sgt Pilot 22 Sep 1937 Posted to No 90 Sqn, RAF Bicester
Flt Lt

Wilfred L Freebody

 1 Oct 1937 Promoted to Sqn Ldr
Sqn Ldr

Hugh H Brookes

15 Dec 1937 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn on posting to HQ RAF Iraq
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

15 Dec 1937 Assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Plt Off R H de Montmorency  3 Jan 1938 Arrived on posting from RAF College, Cranwell, wef 18 Dec 1937
APO J G Day 19 Feb 1938 Arrived on posting from No 5 FTS
Flt Lt G L Menzies  8 Mar 1938 Arrived on posting from HQ No 30 Group
APO W H George  7 May 1938 Arrived on posting from No 11 FTS
Plt Off D Perry 10 May 1938 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 F Crimes 10 May 1938 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 J J G Rice 10 May 1938 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 13 Jun 1938 Arrived on posting from School of Air Navigation, wef 11 Jun 1938
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 13 Jun 1938 Arrived on posting from School of Air Navigation, wef 11 Jun 1938

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

Date Notes
21 Aug 1937 Squadron proceeded to Temporary ATC, RAF North Coates Fitties for Annual Armament Training
16 Sep 1937 Squadron returned from Temporary ATC, RAF North Coates Fitties on completion of Annual Armament Training
 5 Apr 1938 The Squadron Badge which was was authorised by HM King George VI was presented by ACM Sir Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt
No 114 Squadron badge

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

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July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Flt Lt G L Menzies  8 Mar 1938  
Fg Off R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Plt Off J D Stern  1 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J G Day 19 Feb 1938  
APO W H George  7 May 1938  

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4 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jul 1938 - Jan 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
APO T R Nelson 11 Jul 1938 Arrived on posting from No 8 FTS
Plt Off J D Stern 21 Aug 1938 Transferred to the Air Branch of the Royal Navy
Plt Off T R Nelson 20 Sep 1938 Transferred to the RAFO
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938 Arrived on posting from No 10 FTS
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938 Arrived on posting from School of Air Navigation
Plt Off W H George 19 Nov 1938 Posted to No 15 Sqn, RAF Abingdon
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

20 Nov 1938 Attached to School of Air Navigation for No 3 Senior Officers' Short Course
Flt Lt G L Menzies  1 Dec 1938 Promoted to Sqn Ldr
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

10 Dec 1938 Ceased to be attached to School of Air Navigation
Sqn Ldr G L Menzies 15 Dec 1938 Posted to HQ, No 3 Group as Maintenance Liaison Officer

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: Jul 1938 - Jan 1939

Date Notes
27 Sep 1938 Squadron markings removed and replace by the code letters 'FD'
17 Oct 1938 Squadron proceeded to No 8 ATS, RAF Evanton for Annual Armament Training
 3 Nov 1938 Squadron returned from No 8 ATS, RAF Evanton on completion of Annual Armament Training

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Sqn Ldr G L Menzies  8 Mar 1938  
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
APO W H George  7 May 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jan - Apr 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off L F Gregory 14 Feb 1939 Posted to No 13 MU, RAF Henlow
Fg Off W M Lupton 27 Feb 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt C M Belsham 27 Feb 1939 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 G N Hopley 27 Feb 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off J P Michell 11 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting from School of Air Navigation
Plt Off J D Goode
 
11 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting from School of Air Navigation

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: Jan - May 1939

Date Notes
27 Apr 1939 2 x Bristol Blenheim IVs collected from the manufacturers at Filton
Bristol Blenheim IV of No 114 Squadron (coded FD) pre war
13 May 1939 Squadron completed re-equipment with 20 x Blenheim IVs and began delivery of Blenheim Is to No 20 MU, RAF Aston Down

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Fg Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Fg Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO L J King 28 Dec 1936  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I

Bristol Blenheim IV

RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Fg Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Fg Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J P Michell 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off J D Goode
 
11 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO L J King 28 Dec 1936  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements: May - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr G R C Spencer  8 Jun 1939 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of No 114 Sqn
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

22 Jun 1939 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn on posting to HQ No 12 Group
Wg Cdr G R C Spencer 22 Jun 1939 Assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 10 Jun 1939 Arrived on posting and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Act Flt Lt R E Mills 10 Jun 1939 Relinquished command of 'A' Flight
Sqn Ldr A T D Sanders 10 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from No 21 Group
Fg Off F Harrison 12 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Sqn Ldr A T D Sanders 17 Sep 1939 Posted to No 107 Sqn, RAF Wattisham
Fg Off R E Mills 29 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off K G S Thompson 13 Oct 1939 Killed in action
Sgt G W Marwood 13 Oct 1939 Killed in action
AC1 A Lumsden 13 Oct 1939 Killed in action
Plt Off B A Martyr & crew 15 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham
Plt Off Dodgson 20 Oct 1939 Posted to No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham for further training
Plt Off Thomas 20 Oct 1939 Posted to No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham for further training
Sgt Marpole 20 Oct 1939 Posted to No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham for further training
Sgt Bateman 20 Oct 1939 Posted to No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham for further training
Flt Lt R E Mills 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt F W Doodey 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 G J Johnson 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off B A Martyr 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt G H B Taylor 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 D W Barker 11 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off J O B Power 14 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham
Plt Off P W Ackroyd-Simpson 14 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn, RAF West Raynham
Wg Cdr G R C Spencer 17 Nov 1939 Admitted to RAF Hospital, Cranwell
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 17 Nov 1939 Assumed temporary command of No 114 Sqn
Plt Off T T Warriner 25 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting for duty as Adjutant
Act Wg Cdr J H Powle 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from No 108 Sqn and assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Cpl King 28 Nov 1939 Attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt
AC Dearn 28 Nov 1939 Attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt
AC Alves 28 Nov 1939 Attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt
Cpl King 29 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt
AC Dearn 29 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt
AC Alves 29 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Nos 25/601 Sqns, RAF Northolt

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: May - Dec 1939

Date Notes
xx Sep 1939 Squadron changed its code letters from 'FD' to 'RT'
 6 Dec 1939 Advance Party departed from RAF Wyton for Amiens via Shoreham by air
 7 Dec 1939 Main road/sea Party departed RAF Wyton for RAF Odiham
 8 Dec 1939 Main road/sea Party departed RAF Odiham for Southampton and embarked on SS Bruges
 9 Dec 1939 Main road/sea Party on SS Bruges arrived at Cherbourg
 9 Dec 1939 Main Civil Air Party departed RAF Wyton for Vraux in France
 9 Dec 1939 Advance Party departed Amiens and arrived at Vraux
 9 Dec 1939 16 x Blenheims departed RAF Wyton for Vraux via RAF Bicester, RAF Shoreham and Le Treport
10 Dec 1939 Main road/sea Party arrived at Vraux via Paris and Reims
12 Dec 1939 Rear Party departed RAF Wyton for RAF Tangmere by air
13 Dec 1939 Rear Party departed RAF Tangmere for Vraux by air

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Personnel Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Act Wg Cdr J H Powle  1 Jan 1940 Promoted to Temp Wg Cdr
Plt Off H Dodgson 27 Feb 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off R W Farrow  2 Mar 1940 Killed in a flying accident
AC2 A W B Sanders  2 Mar 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt W D Williams  6 Mar 1940 Killed in an accident
Plt Off A Stewart 20 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Sgt H J Hartland  4 Apr 1940 Appointed to a commission in the rank of Plt Off, wef 1 Apr 1940
Fg Off Kennedy 19 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Fg Off Gilbert 19 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Plt Off Eggerton 19 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Plt Off Regan 19 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Wg Cdr J H Powle 20 Apr 1940 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn on posting to No 21 Aircraft Depot
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 20 Apr 1940 Assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Wg Cdr P M W Wright 11 May 1940 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of No 114 Sqn
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 11 May 1940 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt H B Wallis 14 May 1940 Killed in action
LAC V S G Barrow 14 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Plt Off C B Jordan 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt P M Southwood 14 May 1940 Killed in action
LAC T W Brown 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off J O'B Power 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt D T Stuart-Harris 14 May 1940 Killed in action
AC1 W Parker 14 May 1940 Killed in action
LAC H R Baker 14 May 1940 Killed in action
LAC S A Maddox 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off W J Hadnett 23 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 17 Jun 1940
Fg Off T T Warriner 23 Jun 1940 Adjutant, promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 29 Mar 1940
Plt Off H H Rose 24 Jun 1940 Attached to RAF Lossiemouth for Intelligence duties
Fg Off J H Newberry  2 Jul 1940 Returned to the squadron
Plt Off I T H Carson  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off A Stewart  5 Jul 1940 Killed in action
Sgt R J S Ellicott  5 Jul 1940 Killed in action
Sgt G Rimmer  5 Jul 1940 Killed in action
Sqn Ldr R W G Kitley 24 Jul 1940 Posted to SHQ, RAF Horsham St Faith for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Kennedy 24 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr
Fg Off J H Newberry 24 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off M Marks 29 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 101 Sqn
Plt Off P B Hissey 29 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 13 OTU
Plt Off J P Michell 30 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off J M Hogston 30 Jul 1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef 30 May 1940
Sqn Ldr M N M Kennedy 31 Jul 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off J B P Hanlon 31 Jul 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Sgt G Remnant 31 Jul 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off J D Goode  1 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt E A Will  1 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt V St G Barrow  1 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J R Summers  9 Aug 1940 Appointed to a commission as a Plt Off (Air Observer)
Plt Off I T H Carson 13 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt D P Morrissy 13 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt L E Moores 13 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt I T H Carson 19 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt A Stevenson 19 Aug 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Sgt A M Pillans 19 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off C W S Marris 24 Aug 1940 Medical Officer, promoted to Flt Lt, wef 3 Jun 1940
Plt Off J G L Knowles 26 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 13 OTU
Plt Off J O D Kellow 26 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 13 OTU (Air Observer)
Flt Lt S N L Maude 27 Aug 1940 Posted out
Flt Lt T N G Carter & crew  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 105 Sqn
Sgt F A R Wheeler 26 Sep 1940 Killed in action
Sgt D Hooker 26 Sep 1940 Killed in action
Sgt T K Johnson 26 Sep 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off A B Gilbert  5 Oct 1940 Posted to No 10 SFTS, RAF Ternhill
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 23 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Wattisham for duty as Sqn Ldr, Operations
Plt Off Turner 25 Oct 1940 Posted to No 56 OTU for training as a fighter pilot
Plt Off Tasker 26 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Horsham St Faith for Administrative duties
Sqn Ldr Robins 26 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF West Raynham and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Fg Off J M Hogston 27 Jul 1940 Posted to No 30 MU, RAF Sealand
Plt Off P B Hissey 29 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Sgt G E Ellwood 29 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Sgt W Turner 29 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Wg Cdr G R A Elsmie  8 Dec 1940 Assumed command of No 114 Sqn
Wg Cdr P M W Wright  8 Dec 1940 Relinquished command of No 114 Sqn on posting to HQ No 2 Group
Sgt L A Young 31 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J E Brown 31 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J Coates 31 Dec 1940 Killed in action

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

Organisational Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Date Notes
 6 Mar 1940 A detachment proceeded to No 1 ATS at Perpignan for Armament Training
16 Mar 1940 The detachment returned from No 1 ATS at Perpignan on completion of Armament Training
26 Apr 1940 Road Party proceeded to No 1 ATS for Perpignan for Armament Training, arriving at Dijon
27 Apr 1940 Road Party arrived at Valence
28 Apr 1940 Rail Party entrained at Reims for Perpignan
28 Apr 1940 Road Party arrived at Montpellier
29 Apr 1940 Air Party proceeded to No 1 ATS for Perpignan for Armament Training
29 Apr 1940 Rail Party arrived at Perpignan
29 Apr 1940 Road Party arrived at Perpignan
 9 May 1940 Rail Party departed Perpignan for Vraux
 9 May 1940 Road Party departed Perpignan for Montpellier
 9 May 1940 Air Party returned from No 1 ATS, Perpignan on completion of Armament Training
10 May 1940 Road Party arrived at Valence
16 May 1940 Advance Party departed Vraux for Crecy
18 May 1940 Air Party proceeded to Amiens and than to Poix to deliver the aircraft to No 18 Sqn, but they had moved to Crecy
19 May 1940 Air Party departed Poix for Crecy
19 May 1940 Advance Party departed Crecy for Nantes
19 May 1940 Main Party departed Vraux for Nantes
19 May 1940 Rear Party departed Vraux for Nantes
21 May 1940 Advance Party arrived at Nantes
21 May 1940 Main Party arrived at Nantes
23 May 1940 Rear Party arrived at Nantes
28 May 1940 Squadron entrained at Bourgenais for Cherbourg
29 May 1940 Squadron arrived in Cherbourg, embarked on SS Bruge, set sail, arriving in Southampton and entrained for RAF Wattisham
 8 Jun 1940 Advance Party departed RAF Wattisham for RAF Horsham St Faith
10 Jun 1940 Main Party departed RAF Wattisham for RAF Horsham St Faith
11 Jun 1940 2 x new Blenheim IVs arrived
12 Jun 1940 6 x new Blenheim IVs arrived
13 Jun 1940 2 x new Blenheim IVs arrived
14 Jun 1940 3 x new Blenheim IVs arrived
17 Jun 1940 5 x new Blenheim IVs arrived, bringing the squadron up to its full complement
Bristol Blenheim IV of No 114 Squadron (coded RT) 1941

Bristol Blenheim IV of No 114 Squadron (coded RT) 1942

 9 Aug 1940 Advance Party departed RAF Horsham St Faith for Blickling Hall, Aylsham, the squadron's new HQ
10 Aug 1940 Air Party departed RAF Horsham St Faith for RAF Oulton, the squadron's new airfield

Source - No 114 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/882)

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