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No 145 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[1939 | 1940]

Personnel Movements: Oct - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr John D Miller  9 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from HQ No 25 Group to assume command of No 145 Sqn
Plt Off A Elson  9 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 21 Sqn, RAF Watton
Plt Off D N Forde  9 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from the School of Air Navigation
Sgt Plt G A Ford 10 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 111 Sqn, RAF Northolt
Sgt Plt A Bailey 10 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Sgt Plt E D Baker 10 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Sgt Plt G A Ford 15 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Sgt Plt A Bailey 15 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Sgt Plt E D Baker 15 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Flt Lt J M Wells 21 Oct 1939 Embodied from AuxAF and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Fg Off A H Boyd 22 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 65 Sqn and assumed command of 'B' Flight
Plt Off P W Comely 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off K R Lucas 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off M A Newling 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off P H O'C Rainier 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off W A Sanders 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off L D M Scott 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off R W Shrewsbury 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off J E Storrar 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 23 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Fg Off A H Boyd 23 Oct 1939 Promoted to Flt Lt
Plt Off W A Sanders 26 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R W Shrewsbury 26 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off J E Storrar 26 Oct 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off J F Blick 27 Oct 1939 Arrived on appointment to a commission for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off H J V Benson 30 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Plt Off R M Hogg 30 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Plt Off R D Yule 30 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Sgt Plt C Rust 31 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from No 11 Group Pool, RAF St Athan
Plt Off W R Ross 14 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident, attached from No 604 Sqn
Fg Off C Bowen 16 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from HQ Training Command
Sgt Plt A Bailey 20 Oct 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off D N Forde 21 Nov 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 22 Nov 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off L D M Scott 23 Nov 1939 Detached for duty as Liaison Officer with a convoy under Flag Officer, Harwich
Plt Off J E Storrar 26 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off L D M Scott 26 Nov 1939 Returned from duty as Liaison Officer
Plt Off D N Forde 27 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Sgt Plt E D Baker 27 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R M Hogg 27 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Northolt for Air Gunnery Course
Fg Off C Bowen 29 Nov 1939 Posted to No 2 Ferry Pilots' Pool, Filton
Plt Off W A Sanders  4 Dec 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R M Hogg  6 Dec 1939 Ceased to be attached to RAF Northolt
Plt Off M A Newling 10 Dec 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R M Hogg 11 Dec 1939 Attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 11 Dec 1939 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off H J V Benson 16 Dec 1939 Posted to No 603 Sqn, RAF Turnhouse

Source - No 145 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/984)

Organisational Movements: Oct - Dec 1939

Date Notes
10 Oct 1939 Squadron reformed at RAF Croydon in No 11 Group
30 Oct 1939 Squadron collected a Fairey Battle for ferrying and general flying
10 Nov 1939 Squadron collected its first two Bristol Blenheim IFs, L1224 and  L1357, from No 5 MU, RAF Kemble
Blenheim IF
13 Nov 1939 Blenheim IFs, L1224 and  L1357, detached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
14 Nov 1939 Blenheim IFs, K7076 and  L1286, collected from RAF Kemble, but L1286 crashed at Harwell
15 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, L1296 collected from No 5 MU, RAF Kemble
20 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, L6777, L6778 and L6779 collected from No 24 MU, RAF Ternhill
22 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, L7133 collected from No 5 MU, RAF Kemble
22 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, L6614, L6774 and L6782 collected from No 24 MU, RAF Ternhill
25 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, K7123 collected from No 20 MU, RAF Aston Down
25 Nov 1939 Blenheim IF, L7114 collected from No 5 MU, RAF Kemble
28 Nov 1939 Fairey Battle returned to No 54 Sqn, RAF Hornchurch
 8 Dec 1939 Blenheim IFs, L1224 and  L1357, transferred to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
21 Dec 1939 Blenheim IF, K7124 collected from No 20 MU, RAF Aston Down
21 Dec 1939 Blenheim IF, L7091 collected from No 5 MU, RAF Kemble

Source - No 145 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/984)

Personnel Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Plt Off M A Newling 11 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R M Hogg 11 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off R W Shrewsbury 15 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off D N Forde 15 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
Plt Off L W Simpson  7 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 5 BGS, RAF Jurby for duty as Gunnery Leader
Flt Lt J M Wells 14 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off K R Lucas 14 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off M A Newling 14 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off H D Yule 14 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 14 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off Swain 15 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 600 Sqn for duty as Gunnery Leader
Flt Lt J M Wells 16 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off K R Lucas 16 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off M A Newling 16 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off H D Yule 16 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 16 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Flt Lt J M Wells 18 Feb 1940 Posted to command No 600 Sqn, RAF Manston
Plt Off L W Simpson 18 Feb 1940 Posted to No 23 Sqn
Fg Off A H Boyd 18 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off D N Forde 18 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off J E Storrar 18 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off L D M Scott 18 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off P W Comely 18 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Fg Off P L Burke 19 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 23 Sqn and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Fg Off A H Boyd 20 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off D N Forde 20 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off J E Storrar 20 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off L D M Scott 20 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Plt Off P W Comely 20 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 11 Group for course in W/T and Air Tactics
Sgt Plt C Rust 13 Mar 1940 Posted to No 604 Sqn
Plt Off Swain 20 Mar 1940 Gunnery Officer, posted to No 210 Sqn
Plt Off W E Hunt 22 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting from No 263 Sqn for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off J F Blick 23 Mar 1940 Adjutant, posted to No 263 Sqn, RAF Filton
Plt Off W E Hunt 23 Mar 1940 Adjutant, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 27 Feb 1940
Sgt D Forrest 25 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting from No 604 Sqn
Plt Off R M Hogg 31 Mar 1940 Posted to No 263 Sqn, RAF Filton
Fg Off R G Dutton  3 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 111 Sqn and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Flt Lt Burke  4 Apr 1940 Posted to No 25 Sqn
Plt Off G D Gordon-Wilson  4 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 2 Ferry Pilots' Pool
Sgt Plt C Rust  7 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 604 Sqn
Plt Off R W Burton 10 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 605 Sqn
Sgt D Forrest 14 Apr 1940 Posted to No 263 Sqn
Fg Off R G Dutton 16 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 4 Apr 1940
Plt Off J D Lenahan 19 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 8 SFTS
Plt Off R G Lauder 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 8 SFTS
Plt Off G D Gordon-Wilson 21 Apr 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt Plt G A Ford 22 Apr 1940 Posted to Ground Defence Gunnery School, RAF North Coates
Flt Lt R G Dutton 24 Apr 1940 Proceeded to RAF Farnborough for No 12 Oxygen Course
Plt Off A N C Weir 12 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 501 Sqn
Plt Off R W Burton 13 May 1940 Posted to France
Plt Off R W Shrewsbury 13 May 1940 Posted to France
Sgt Plt C Rust 13 May 1940 Posted to France
Plt Off W A Sanders 16 May 1940 Posted to France
Plt Off P W Comely 16 May 1940 Posted to France
Sgt Plt A Bailey 16 May 1940 Posted to France
Sgt Plt E D Baker 16 May 1940 Posted to France
Plt Off V A Short 16 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Intelligence Officer
Plt Off M A Newling 18 May 1940 Failed to return from a sortie
Plt Off K R Lucas 19 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off M A Newling 20 May 1940 Returned from the Continent
Plt Off Lord Shuttleworth 20 May 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off P L Parrott 20 May 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off H P Dixon 20 May 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off J H Ashton 20 May 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off L A Sears 21 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 SFTS, RAF Little Rissington
Sgt Plt A Bailey 25 May 1940 Reposted on return from France
Sgt Plt E D Baker 25 May 1940 Reposted on return from France
Plt Off A Elson 27 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off P H O'C Rainier 27 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt Plt A Bailey 27 May 1940 Failed to return from a sortie and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off D N Forde 27 May 1940 Failed to return from a sortie, later reported to be safe but injured
Plt Off J H Ashton 27 May 1940 Failed to return from a sortie
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 27 May 1940 Failed to return from a sortie, later reported to be safe but injured
Plt Off D N Forde 31 May 1940 Returned to the squadron
Plt Off J H Ashton 31 May 1940 Returned to the squadron
Plt Off H J C Wakeham 31 May 1940 Returned to the squadron
Plt Off H P Dixon  1 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off G R Branch  1 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from No 601 Sqn
Fg Off R M Rowley  1 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from No 601 Sqn
Plt Off J D Lenahan  1 Jun 1940 Attached to No 607 Sqn for 14 days flying training
Plt Off R G Lauder  1 Jun 1940 Attached to No 607 Sqn for 14 days flying training
Sgt H J Cullen 10 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Plt Off J D Lenahan 13 Jun 1940 Posted to No 607 Sqn, wef 1 Jun 1940
Plt Off R G Lauder 13 Jun 1940 Posted to No 607 Sqn, wef 1 Jun 1940
Plt Off V A Short 14 Jun 1940 Intelligence Officer, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 16 May 1940
Sqn Ldr John D Miller 15 Jun 1940 Relinquished command of No 145 Sqn on posting to WSU, Jersey
Fg Off A H Boyd 15 Jun 1940 Assumed temporary command of No 145 Sqn
Sqn Ldr J R A Peel 16 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 145 Sqn
Fg Off A H Boyd 16 Jun 1940 Relinquished temporary command of No 145 Sqn
Cpl L Curtis 18 Jun 1940 Clerk/GD, arrived on posting from RAF Kenley
Sub-Lt I H Kestin  1 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sub-Lt F A Smith  2 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Plt Off P W Dunning-White  5 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 12 Group
Flt Lt W Pankratz 16 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Fg Off A Ostowicz 16 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Plt Off M A Newling 19 Jul 1940 Admitted to hospital with injuries sustained in a flying accident
Plt Off L D M Scott 30 Jul 1940 Attached to RAF Hornchurch
Plt Off J H Harrison 30 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt J V Wadham 30 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Flt Lt C L Page 31 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Old Sarum as supernumerary
Sub-Lt I H Kestin  1 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off W Urbanowicz  4 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Sgt J Kwiencinski  4 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Plt Off L A Sears  8 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt Plt E D Baker  8 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off H J C Wakeham  8 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off Lord Shuttleworth  8 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sub-Lt F A Smith  8 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off G R Branch 11 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off A Ostowicz 11 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off C A Gibbs 12 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from the Air Ministry for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off W Glowacki 12 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt J Budzinski 12 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Flt Lt W Pankratz 12 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off J H Harrison 12 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J Kwiencinski 12 Aug 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off L D M Scott 19 Aug 1940 Posted to No 7 BGS,
Fg Off W Urbanowicz 21 Aug 1940 Posted to No 303 Sqn
Fg Off A H Boyd 12 Aug 1940 Assumed temporary command of No 145 Sqn
Sqn Ldr J R A Peel 25 Aug 1940 Resumed command of No 145 Sqn
Flt Lt R G Dutton 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Drem as non-effective (sick)
Plt Off W Glowacki 31 Aug 1940 Posted to No 605 Sqn
Sgt J Budzinski 31 Aug 1940 Posted to No 605 Sqn
Plt Off F Weber 11 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off J Machacek 11 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt J McConnell 11 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt J K Haire 11 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting
Fg Off W E Hunt 17 Sep 1940 Adjutant, admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a gun-shot wound
Plt Off C A Gibbs 17 Sep 1940 Assumed duties of Adjutant
Flt Lt A H Boyd 19 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr and assumed command of No 145 Sqn, wef 16 Sep 1940
Sqn Ldr J R A Peel 19 Sep1940 Relinquished command of No 145 Sqn
Fg Off R W Bungey 24 Sep 1940 Promoted to Flt Lt and assumed command of 'B' Flight
Fg Off J A F MacLachlan 26 Sep 1940 Posted to No 17 Sqn, RAF Debden
Plt Off J E Storrar 26 Sep 1940 Posted to No 17 Sqn, RAF Debden
Plt Off P L Parrott 26 Sep 1940 Posted to No 605 Sqn, RAF Croydon
Plt Off D N Forde 26 Sep 1940 Posted to No 605 Sqn, RAF Croydon
Plt Off C A Gibbs 29 Sep 1940 Adjutant, attached to School of Administration for No 2 Junior Administration Course
Sgt Thorpe 12 Oct 1940 Admitted to hospital after being wounded in action
Sgt J V Wadham 12 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J Weber 13 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off C C Carthew 14 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 85 Sqn
Plt Off J Machacek 15 Oct 1940 Admitted to Lymington Hospital after being after being shot down
Plt Off C A Gibbs 19 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to School of Administration on completion of course
Plt Off Faure 21 Oct 1940 Intelligence Officer, attached to RAF Uxbridge for course
Plt Off C C Carthew 21 Oct 1940 Assumed temporary duties of Intelligence Officer
Plt Off R D Yule 25 Oct 1940 Admitted to Penbury Hospital after being wounded in action
Plt Off A R I G Jottard 27 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Flt Lt W Riley 30 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 302 Sqn to command 'A' Flight
Plt Off J M Talman 30 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 213 Sqn, RAF Tangmere
Plt Off J Gil 30 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 229 Sqn, RAF Northolt
Plt Off E Jereczek 30 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 229 Sqn, RAF Northolt
Sgt D C Peacock 30 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 605 Sqn, RAF Croydon
Plt Off J L Ward  1 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Sgt W Sasakt  5 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Sgt D T Hick  5 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Sgt J K Haire  6 Nov 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off A N C Weir  7 Nov 1940 Killed in action
Sgt H G Russell 10 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 43 Sqn, RAF Usworth
Plt Off M A Newling 11 Nov 1940 Assumed command of 'A' Flight
Sqn Ldr A H Boyd 18 Nov 1940 Relinquished command of No 145 Sqn
Sqn Ldr J R A Peel 18 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 145 Sqn
Plt Off N K Dyson 24 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from SAE for duty as Engineer Officer (supernumerary)
Sqn Ldr A H Boyd 25 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Boscombe Down
Flt Lt W Wilczewski 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 607 Sqn
Sgt R Gadus 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 607 Sqn
Sgt W Sasakt 30 Nov 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Fg Off D S G Honor  2 Dec 1940 Posted to No 85 Sqn, RAF Gravesend
Plt Off D J Thacker  3 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Adj (FFAF) F de la Bourchere  4 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 85 Sqn
Adj (FFAF) F E Fayolle  4 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 85 Sqn
Adj (FFAF) F de la Bourchere  5 Dec 1940 Posted to No 249 Sqn
Adj (FFAF) F E Fayolle  5 Dec 1940 Posted to No 249 Sqn
Flt Lt W Wilczewski  6 Dec 1940 Posted to No 607 Sqn
Sgt R Gadus  6 Dec 1940 Posted to No 607 Sqn
Plt Off P C Leggett 12 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 46 Sqn
Plt Off A C G Wenman 16 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 249 Sqn
Plt Off E Jereczek 16 Dec 1940 Posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Flt Lt R G Dutton 22 Dec 1940 Attached from SHQ, RAF Tangmere for non-operational flying duties
Sgt G M Turnbull 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 229 Sqn
Sgt J M Gardiner 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 229 Sqn
Sgt F J Twitchett 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 229 Sqn
WO L Mitchell 24 Dec 1940 Engineer Officer, posted to No 96 Sqn, RAF Cranage
Plt Off J M Talman 27 Dec 1940 Posted to SHQ, RAF Tangmere as non-effective whilst undergoing treatment (tonsils)
Sgt F J Twitchett 28 Dec 1940 Posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Plt Off J Gil 29 Dec 1940 Admitted to St Richard's Hospital, Chichester following a flying accident
Plt Off J Gil 30 Dec 1940 Posted to SHQ, RAF Tangmere as non-effective

Source - No 145 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/984)

Organisational Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Date Notes
 9 Jan 1940 Blenheim IFs, L6774, L6777 and L6778 transferred to No 222 Sqn, RAF Duxford
 9 Jan 1940 Blenheim IFs, K7051, K7159, K7161, K7165 and L7175 transferred from No 222 Sqn, RAF Duxford
10 Jan 1940 Blenheim IFs, L6614, L6779 and L6782 transferred to No 222 Sqn, RAF Duxford
25 Jan 1940 Blenheim IF, L1224 transferred from Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
10 Feb 1940 Squadron received Miles Magister, L5937
12 Feb 1940 Blenheim IF L1357, transferred from Blenheim Conversion Flight, RAF Hendon
 6 Mar 1940 8 x Hawker Hurricanes, N2596 - N2605, collected from No 20 MU, RAF Aston Down for flying practice, pending re-equipment
 6 Mar 1940 Blenheim IF, K7132 ferried to No 604 Sqn
10 Mar 1940 Blenheim IFs, K7123, K7124 and L1224 ferried to No 604 Sqn
20 Mar 1940 Blenheim IFs, K7175 and K7161 delivered to No 20 MU for disposal
27 Mar 1940 3 x Hurricanes collected from No 10 MU, RAF Hullavington
20 Mar 1940 Blenheim IFs, L1296 and L1357 allotted to the School of Army Co-operation
29 Mar 1940 8 x Hurricanes collected from No 10 MU, RAF Hullavington
30 Mar 1940 1 x Hurricane collected from No 10 MU, RAF Hullavington
11 Apr 1940 Blenheim IF, K7159 collected by No 20 MU for disposal
20 Mar 1940 Blenheim IFs, K7076 and K7114 collected by No 20 MU for disposal
 2 May 1940 Aircraft had Red/White/Blue stripes painted on the fins and yellow rings around fuselage roundels
Hurricane I of No 145 Squadron (1940)
 7 May 1940 Advance party departed RAF Croydon for RAF Filton
 9 May 1940 Squadron moved from RAF Croydon to RAF Filton
10 May 1940 Squadron moved to RAF Tangmere
14 Aug 1940 All pilots departed from RAF Drem to reform, leaving HQ and Maintenance Flights at RAF Tangmere
14 Aug 1940 HQ and Maintenance Flights departed RAF Tangmere for RAF Drem
30 Aug 1940 HQ and 'B' Flights moved to RAF Dyce
30 Aug 1940 'A' Flight moved to RAF Montrose, Maintenance Flight, remained at RAF Drem
 8 Oct 1940 'A' Flight departed RAF Montrose for RAF Thornaby
 8 Oct 1940 Rail Party departed RAF Montrose for RAF Tangmere
 9 Oct 1940 'A' Flight departed RAF Thornaby for RAF Tangmere
 9 Oct 1940 Rail Party arrived at RAF RAF Tangmere
10 Oct 1940 'B' Flight departed RAF Dyce for RAF Tangmere

Source - No 145 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/984)

[1939 | 1940]

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