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No 150 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jan 1939  | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Personnel Movements: Aug 1938 - Jan 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off John E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938 Arrived on posting from No 218 Sqn and assumed command of No 150 Sqn and 'A' Flight
Fg Off K G Sharp  8 Sep 1938 Arrived on posting from No 142 Sqn and assumed command of 'B' Flight
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 150 Sqn
Fg Off John E Innes-Crump  1 Oct 1938 Relinquished command of No 150 Sqn

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

Organisational Movements: Aug 1938 - Jan 1939

Date Notes
 8 Aug 1938 Formed at RAF Boscombe Down, equipped with Fairey Battle Is.
Battle I
30 Sep 1938 12 x Battle Is (Merlin II) delivered to No 12 Sqn, RAF Andover in exchange for 12 x Battle Is (Merlin I)
 1 Oct 1938 2 x Battle Is (Merlin II) delivered to No 105 Sqn, RAF Harwell
Nov/Dec 1938 Squadron re-equipped with Battle I (Merlin II), Battle Is (Merlin I) delivered to other units

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Boscombe Down Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 Officer Commanding, later ACM
Act Flt Lt John E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Act Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off N C Tatem 24 Sep 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jan - Apr 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Allen Hesketh

 3 Mar 1939 Arrived on posting from HQ No 23 Group and assumed command of No 150 Sqn
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 3 Mar 1939 Relinquished command of No 150 Sqn

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

Organisational Movements: Jan - Apr 1939

Date Notes
25 Feb 1939 Squadron proceeded to No 1 ATS, RAF Catfoss for Short Armament Course
11 Mar 1939 Squadron returned from No 1 ATS, RAF Catfoss on completion of Short Armament Course
 3 Apr 1939 Squadron moved from RAF Boscombe Down to RAF Benson

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Benson Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 Officer Commanding, later ACM
Act Flt Lt John E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Boon 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L Campbell-Irons 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A R Gulley 17 Dec 1938  
APO D G Long 17 Dec 1938  
APO C A J MacNamara 17 Dec 1938  
APO D E T Osment 17 Dec 1938  
APO S R Peacock-Edwards 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Benson Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Allen Hesketh

 3 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 later ACM
Act Flt Lt John E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off F M C Corelli 13 Feb 1939  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Boon 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L Campbell-Irons 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A R Gulley 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D G Long 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off C A J MacNamara 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D E T Osment 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off S R Peacock-Edwards 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO T F York  1 Mar 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements: May - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Act Flt Lt F M C Corelli 12 Jul 1939 Assumed command of 'C' Flight on formation
Plt Off J L Calvert 20 Sep 1939 Died from injuries
Sgt T B Woodmason 20 Sep 1939 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 J L Marsh 20 Sep 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Fg Off W M Blom 23 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
Sgt C Martin 23 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
AC1 C Cooper 23 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
Sgt C Wall 27 Sep 1939 Admitted to hospital in Reims
Fg Off F M C Corelli 30 Sep 1939 Intelligence and Armament Officer, killed in action
AC1 K V Gay 30 Sep 1939 Killed in action
Plt Off J R Saunders 30 Sep 1939 Signals Officer, killed in action
Sgt G J Springett 30 Sep 1939 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
AC1 D L Thomas 30 Sep 1939 Killed in action
Sgt W F L Cole 30 Sep 1939 Killed in action
Act Flt Lt A E Hyde-Parker 30 Sep 1939 OC, 'B' Flight, admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
Plt Off M A Poulton 30 Sep 1939 Adjutant, admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
Sgt T A Bates 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
Sgt L B Webber 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
AC1 H E A Rose 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
AC1 D E Jones 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to Perrot Hospital, Morhange
Sgt F H Gardiner 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to French Military Hospital Hospital, Chalons
AC1 A Murcar 30 Sep 1939 Admitted to French Military Hospital Hospital, Chalons
Plt Off D G Long  1 Oct 1939 Assumed duties of Adjutant
Plt Off H R McD Beall  1 Oct 1939 Assumed duties of Intelligence Officer
Fg Off W M Blom  1 Oct 1939 Assumed duties of Armament Officer
Fg Off R A Weeks  1 Oct 1939 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Plt Off D E T Osment  1 Oct 1939 Assumed duties of Signals Officer
Act Flt Lt A E Hyde-Parker  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Plt Off M A Poulton  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt L B Webber  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 H E A Rose  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 D E Jones  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt T A Bates  2 Oct 1939 Transferred from Perrot Hospital, Morhange to Military Hospital, Nancy
Act Flt Lt A E Hyde-Parker  3 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt L B Webber  3 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 H E A Rose  3 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt C Wall  5 Oct 1939 Observer, discharged from hospital in Reims
Plt Off S R Peacock-Edwards  8 Oct 1939 Proceeded to RAF Boscombe Down for Short Gunnery Course
Plt Off M A Poulton 10 Oct 1939 Evacuated to Southlands Hospital, Shoreham from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 D E Jones 10 Oct 1939 Evacuated to RAF Hospital, Halton from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Fg Off R A Weeks 10 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 3 Oct 1939
Fg Off H R H De Belleroche 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Act Sgt R C A Kerry 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
AC2 J Cartwright 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Sgt R A de C White 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Act Sgt C W K Booth 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
AC2 E B Mason 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Sgt V G F Coleman 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Act Sgt E S Clarke 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
AC2 H K Trewella 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Flt Sgt G Moffat 11 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act WO
Lt W Morton 14 Oct 1939 Attached from Royal Corps of Signals
Plt Off S R Peacock-Edwards 17 Oct 1939 Returned from RAF Boscombe Down on completion of Short Gunnery Course
Sgt T A Bates 18 Oct 1939 Transferred from Military Hospital, Nancy to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Fg Off J E Grindon 20 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Sgt M T G Howe 24 Oct 1939 Observer, arrived on posting from the UK
Sgt F H Gardiner 25 Oct 1939 Transferred from French Military Hospital Hospital, Chalons to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 A Murcar 25 Oct 1939 Transferred from French Military Hospital Hospital, Chalons to No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt F H Gardiner 26 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 A Murcar 26 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt W E Pay 28 Oct 1939 Observer, discharged from the Military Hospital, Reims
Sgt A Leitch 28 Oct 1939 Observer, promoted to Temp Flt Sgt, wef 24 Oct 1939
Sgt F H Gardiner 26 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
AC1 A Murcar 26 Oct 1939 Evacuated to the UK from No 1 MRS, Prosnes
Sgt M T G Howe  3 Nov 1939 Observer, posted to No 88 Sqn
Sgt W W Sharp  6 Nov 1939 WEM, promoted to Act Flt Sgt
Sgt J Williams 12 Nov 1939 Admitted to No 2 MRS
Sgt J Williams 15 Nov 1939 Discharged from No 2 MRS
Sgt D H Thomas 18 Nov 1939 Discharged from No 2 MRS
Sgt E S Clarke 18 Nov 1939 Discharged from No 2 MRS
Plt Off I Campbell-Irons 19 Nov 1939 Admitted to No 2 MRS
Sgt J A King 24 Nov 1939 Fitter I, promoted to Temp Flt Sgt
Plt Off W K Young 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
Plt Off W K Young 29 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
Plt Off A C Roberts 29 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from the UK
Sgt J D Turner  1 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
AC2 H V Rickard  1 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Sgt D C Fuller  1 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
AC2 W J Nolan  1 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Sgt F H Gardiner  5 Dec 1939 Observer, arrived for 5 days temporary duty
Plt Off J E Vernon 15 Dec 1939 Proceeded to RAF St Athan for Navigation Course (8 weeks)
Plt Off W G Greenaway 18 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting from No 74 Wing for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Sgt W W Sharp 21 Dec 1939 WEM, promoted to Temp Flt Sgt, wef 27 Nov 1939
Plt Off A F Posselt 31 Dec 1939 Arrived on posting

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

Organisational Movements: May - Dec 1939

Date Notes
26 May 1939 The Squadron Badge, which had been authorised by HM King George VI was presented by AVM P H L Playfair
No 150 Squadron badge
12 Jul 1939 'C' Flight formed
12 Jul 1939 Establishment increased to 16 x IE and 8 x IR aircraft
 2 Sep 1939 Forward Party departed RAF Benson for port of embarkation en-route to France
 2 Sep 1939 Main Party (Air) departed RAF Benson for Challerange, France
11 Sep 1939 Squadron moved from Challerange to Ecury-sur-Coole
11 Sep 1939 Transport Convoy departed RAF Benson for port of embarkation
16 Sep 1939 Main Party (Sea) departed RAF Benson for port of embarkation
18 Sep 1939 Main Party (Sea) arrived at Ecury-sur-Coole
26 Sep 1939 Transport Convoy arrived at Ecury-sur-Coole

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

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Personnel Movements: May - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
LAC A F Darwin  1 Jan 1940 Carpenter/Rigger, promoted to Temp Cpl, wef 1 Dec 1939
Sqn Ldr R M Bradley 16 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting from the UK
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

16 Jan 1940 Proceeded on leave pending posting to HQ BAFF
Fg Off S M Greig 10 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 74 Wing for Equipment duties
Flt Lt E Parker 12 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Plt Off D G Long 12 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Flt Lt E Parker 15 Feb 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Plt Off D G Long 15 Feb 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Fg Off W M Blom 15 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Fg Off N X Sheldrick 18 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 71 Wing for Ground Defence duties
Plt Off A F Posselt 21 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Sgt R G Beale 21 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Sgt W E Pay 21 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Fg Off W M Blom 22 Feb 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Sgt V G Coleman 23 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Sgt G J Barker 23 Feb 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Plt Off W K Young 27 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 20 Jan 1940
Plt Off J E Vernon 28 Feb 1940 Returned from RAF St Athan on completion of Short Navigation Course
Plt Off J Ing  1 Mar 1940 Admitted to No 4 CCS
Plt Off A F Posselt  1 Mar 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Sgt V G Coleman  2 Mar 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Sgt G J Barker  2 Mar 1940 Returned from the UK on completion of course in Gas Spraying
Fg Off J E Grindon  3 Mar 1940 Proceeded to UK for Short Navigation War Instructors' Course
Plt Off J Ing  9 Mar 1940 Discharged from to No 4 CCS
Plt Off M A Poulton 14 Mar 1940 Arrived on re-posting following recovery from wounds
Plt Off M A Poulton 17 Mar 1940 Admitted to No 4 CCS
Flt Lt R A Weeks 19 Mar 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Fg Off H R McD Beall 19 Mar 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Plt Off A R Gulley 19 Mar 1940 Proceeded to the UK of a course in Gas Spraying
Plt Off M A Poulton 26 Mar 1940 Discharged from No 4 CCS
Plt Off J Ing xx Mar 1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef 29 Feb 1940
Plt Off A C Roberts xx Mar 1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef 12 Feb 1940
Plt Off D Devoto 31 Mar 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt C Wall 31 Mar 1940 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 W F Taylor 31 Mar 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off J E Vernon 12 Apr 1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef 23 Mar 1940
Plt Off M A Poulton 12 Apr 1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef 23 Mar 1940
Sgt R A de C White 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Sgt C W K Booth 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation
LAC R H Burrows 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Flt Lt E Parker 10 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J Whalley 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Cpl R K Rye 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off A C Roberts 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Sgt E H Ward 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
AC1 D Meyrick 10 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Fg Off H R McD Beall 11 May 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Fg Off A D Frank 11 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Plt Off C W Rafter 11 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Plt Off G H Elliott 11 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Plt Off I Campbell-Irons 12 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt T R Barker 12 May 1940 Killed in action
LAC R H Hinder 12 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt R A de C White 13 May 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 10 May 1940
Sgt C W K Booth 13 May 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 10 May 1940
LAC R H Burrows 13 May 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 10 May 1940
Plt Off A F Posselt 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt D J Bowen 14 May 1940 Killed in action
AC2 N V Vano 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off J Ing 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J D Turner 14 May 1940 Killed in action
AC1 W J Nolan 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off J Boon 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt T Fortune 14 May 1940 Killed in action
AC1 S Martin 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Flt Sgt G T Barker 14 May 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J D F Wilkinson 14 May 1940 Killed in action
AC1 A K Summerson 14 May 1940 Interned
Plt Off D E T Osment 19 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Sgt G W Clifford 19 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
AC1 W G Slade 19 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off J E Vernon 26 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and evaded capture
Sgt G Busby 26 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
LAC A W Bultanmd 26 May 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off E A Benjamin 27 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn
Plt Off J E Vernon  7 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sgt G W Crawley  7 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J F Atkins  7 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Flt Lt R A Weeks  8 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sgt W D P Pittar  8 Jun 1940 Killed in action
LAC L O Grant  8 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off W M Blom 11 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off A R Gulley 13 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sgt Berry 13 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
LAC D L Phillips 13 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation and later reported to be a POW
Plt Off R C Beale 13 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sgt H J F Tutt 13 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Cpl D B Carter 13 Jun 1940 Killed in action
Sqn Ldr R M Bradley 13 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Flt Sgt Leitch 13 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
LAC Rickard 13 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Plt Off E A Benjamin 15 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Sgt Armstrong 15 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
LAC Hillyard 15 Jun 1940 Failed to return from an operation
Sqn Ldr R M Bradley 18 Jun 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 13 Jun 1940
Flt Sgt Leitch 18 Jun 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 13 Jun 1940
Plt Off E A Benjamin 24 Jun 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 15 Jun 1940
Sgt Armstrong 24 Jun 1940 Returned to the unit after failing to return from an operation on 15 Jun 1940
Fg Off S M Greig 25 Jun 1940 Equipment Officer, posted to RAF Yeadon
Flt Sgt Leitch 25 Jun 1940 Appointed to a commission in the rank of Plt Off
Flt Lt D T Lewis  1 Jul 1940 Medical Officer, attached to CME for temporary duty
Fg Off W G Greenaway  2 Jul 1940 Intelligence Officer, posted to RAF Exeter
Flt Lt W M Blom 27 Jul 1940 Armament Officer, killed in a ground accident
Sgt W H J Franklin 27 Jul 1940 Died from injuries in a ground accident
Cpl D H Sharp 27 Jul 1940 Killed in a ground accident
LAC G A Hall 27 Jul 1940 Killed in a ground accident
LAC W Y Cann 27 Jul 1940 Killed in a ground accident
Sgt Cooper 27 Jul 1940 Injured in a ground accident
Sgt Scott 27 Jul 1940 Injured in a ground accident
LAC Flynn 27 Jul 1940 Injured in a ground accident
Sgt A E F Gould 28 Jul 1940 Died from injuries in a ground accident
Sqn Ldr R A C Carter  5 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off D C Baylis 14 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from School of Aeronautical Engineering for Engineering duties
Sqn Ldr R M Bradley 19 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Benson
Sgt S E Andrews  2 Sep 1940 Appointed to a commission in the rank of Plt Off, wef 10 May 1940
Fg Off Crofts  3 Sep 1940 Posted to No 615 Sqn, RAF Prestwick
Plt Off S R Peacock-Edwards  3 Sep 1940 Posted to No 615 Sqn, RAF Prestwick
Plt Off Davey  3 Sep 1940 Posted to No 504 Sqn, RAF Catterick
Plt Off S E Andrews  3 Sep 1940 Posted to No 32 Sqn, RAF Acklington
Sgt Stroud  3 Sep 1940 Posted to No 504 Sqn, RAF Catterick
Plt Off Samuels 13 Sep 1940 A & SD Branch, arrived on posting, wef 25 Aug 1940
Flt Lt H R McD Beall 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Plt Off C W Rafter 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Sgt Bishop 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Sgt R S Eastment 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Sgt Burrows 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Sgt C A Helliwell 15 Sep 1940 Detached for conversion course on Vickers Wellingtons
Plt Off Samuels 16 Sep 1940 A & SD Branch, posted to the Air Ministry
Plt Off Pipe 18 Sep 1940 Engineer Officer, posted to No 301 Sqn
Plt Off Smith 22 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 OTU, wef 19 Sep 1940
Plt Off St J Ross 22 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 OTU, wef 19 Sep 1940
Plt Off R W M Carlyon  1 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 214 Sqn, wef 30 Sep 1940
Plt Off A E C Hooper  1 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 214 Sqn, wef 26 Sep 1940
Plt Off A E C Derrett  1 Oct 1940 Observer, arrived on posting from No 12 OTU, wef 29 Sep 1940
Plt Off A A Morgan  1 Oct 1940 Observer, arrived on posting from No 12 OTU, wef 29 Sep 1940
Plt Off G R Humphries  1 Oct 1940 Observer, arrived on posting from No 12 OTU, wef 29 Sep 1940
Plt Off D C Baylis  2 Oct 1940 Engineering Officer, posted to No 11 Sqn, Aden
Plt Off C W Rafter 11 Oct 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt R S Eastment 11 Oct 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt C A Helliwell 11 Oct 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off D G Long 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef  3 Sep 1940
Plt Off C H Elliott 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef  3 Sep 1940
Plt Off V G Spiller 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Fg Off, wef  3 Sep 1940
Fg Off J A Slater 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Flt Lt, wef  15 Sep 1940
Fg Off A D Frank 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Flt Lt, wef  15 Sep 1940
Flt Lt H R McD Beall 29 Oct  1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr, wef  13 Oct 1940
Fg Off F H Savage  1 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 98 Sqn, wef 29 Oct 1940
Plt Off M A Poulton  3 Nov 1940 Posted to No 2 FIS, RAF Cranwell
Plt Off C C Ellery  4 Nov 1940 Air Gunner, posted to No 264 Sqn
Plt Off R W M Carlyon 13 Nov 1940 Admitted to Nottingham City Hospital with injuries sustained in a landing accident
Plt Off E A Benjamin 13 Nov 1940 Admitted to Nottingham City Hospital with injuries sustained in a landing accident
Act Flt Lt W K Young 13 Nov 1940 A & SD Branch, arrived on posting from RAF Swinderby
Act Flt Lt A Martin 29 Nov 1940 A & SD Branch, arrived on posting, wef 13 Nov 1940
Wg Cdr

Allen Hesketh

 3 Dec 1940 Relinquished command of No 150 Sqn on posting to HQ No 1 Group
Wg Cdr

G J C Paul

 3 Dec 1940 Assumed command of No 150 Sqn

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

Organisational Movements: May - Dec 1939

Date Notes
 1 Jan 1940 No 4 Servicing Flight was attached for general maintenance work
11 Jan 1940 Squadron transferred from Bomber Command to HQ BAFF, through HQ AASF
10 Feb 1940 No 74 Wing was disbanded and No 150 Sqn was transferred to No 71 Wing
 7 May 1940 Road Party departed Ecury-sur-Coole for No 1 ATS, Perpignan
15 May 1940 Road Party departed Ecury-sur-Coole for Pouan
15 May 1940 Air Party (9 x aircraft)  departed Ecury-sur-Coole for Pouan
17 May 1940 Squadron transferred from No 71 Wing to No 75 Wing
 3 Jun 1940 Road convoy departed Pouan for Houssay, near Vendome
 3 Jun 1940 Air Party (19 x aircraft) departed Pouan for Houssay, near Vendome
 4 Jun 1940 Squadron transferred from No 75 Wing to No 76 Wing
15 Jun 1940 Road convoy departed Houssay for Angenis Nord, near Nantes
15 Jun 1940 Air Party (12 x aircraft) departed Houssay for RAF Abingdon
15 Jun 1940 Road convoy departed Angenis Nord, near Nantes for Brest
16 Jun 1940 Road convoy arrived at Brest and personnel embarked for transit to Plymouth
17 Jun 1940 Personnel disembarked at Plymouth and entrained for Weston-super-Mare, arriving at RAF Locking
18 Jun 1940 Personnel departed RAF Locking and entrained at Weston-super-Mare for RAF Stradishall
 2 Jul 1940 Advance Party departed RAF Stradishall for RAF Newton
 3 Jul 1940 Main Party departed RAF Stradishall for RAF Newton
 3 Jul 1940 Air and Rear Parties departed RAF Stradishall for RAF Newton
 3 Jul 1940 Squadron transferred to from AASF to No 1 Group
 2 Oct 1940 Squadron received its first Vickers Wellington for re-equipment

Wellington IC of No 150 Squadron

 3 Oct 1940 Squadron received it second Wellington
 7 Oct 1940 Squadron received seven Wellingtons
 8 Oct 1940 Squadron received another Wellington, bringing its total to ten

Source - No 150 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1008)

[Jan 1939  | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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