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No 220 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Organisational Movements: Jan - Jul 1936

Date Notes
17 Aug 1936

Reformed at Bircham Newton from a nucleus provided by No 206 Squadron

Anson I of No 220 Squadron

Source - No 220 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1365)

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt H H Martin  7 Sep 1936  
APO John B Russell  4 Oct 1936 later AVM
APO T M Evans  7 Sep 1936  
APO J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
APO W H Inge 29 Nov 1936  
APO C D S Smith 29 Nov 1936  
APO R P A Harrison 14 Apr 1937  
APO H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
APO N F Eagleton 10 Jan 1937  
APO B MacCallum 10 Jan 1937  
APO Denis F Spotswood 10 Jan 1937 later MRAF
APO D H Cross 29 Jan 1937  
APO M V Longbottom 10 Jan 1937  
APO J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
APO P E Bennett 20 Dec 1936  
APO H J A Thewless 20 Dec 1936  
APO T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
APO J G P Greenwood 24 Apr 1937  
APO R H Hain 24 Apr 1937  
Warrant Officer
WO I W A H Cullum  4 Jan 1937  

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19 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Fg Off J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off C D S Smith 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Plt Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R H Hain 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J E Turner 27 Nov 1937  

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18 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off W H Ingle 29 Nob 1937  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J E Turner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off A G W Paul 17 Sep 1938  
APO R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A H Paull 16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C E L Powell  1 Mar 1939  
APO R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 29 Oct 1938  
APO R J Jouault  4 Mar 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A H Paull 16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C E L Powell  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off H J Keller 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off G W F Carey 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 29 Oct 1938  
APO R J Jouault  4 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO K B J Randall  1 Mar 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Re-equipment and movement dates are based on those shown in 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

Personnel Movements: May - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt G W A Coulson 19 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from RAF Finningley
Sqn Ldr Rankin 20 Sep 1939 Attached from RAF Leuchars with 5 instructors to commence 2nd phase of Hudson conversion
Cpl Woodward  2 Oct 1939 Promoted to Act Sgt
Flt Lt Wright  9 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from Bristol
Flt Lt Lydall 11 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting
Fg Off Bruce 12 Oct 1939 Relinquished acting rank of Flt Lt
APO Pederson 13 Oct 1939 Confirmed in his appointment and regraded as Plt Off
APO Sanders 13 Oct 1939 Confirmed in his appointment and regraded as Plt Off
APO Stearns 13 Oct 1939 Confirmed in his appointment and regraded as Plt Off
APO D H Robertson 13 Oct 1939 Confirmed in his appointment and regraded as Plt Off
APO J W C Robertson 13 Oct 1939 Regraded as Plt Off on probation
Sgt Plt Wood 21 Oct 1939 Posted to RAF Wyton
Flt Lt Wright 23 Oct 1939 Posted to RAF Leuchars
Plt Off Petrie 28 Oct 1939 Attached to RAF Hemswell for navigation duties with Bomber Command
Plt Off Petrie  2 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached for navigation duties with Bomber Command
Plt Off A H J Ryan  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off D H Robertson  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt R Mitchell  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 A Wade  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off H J Keller  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off J W C Robertson  8 Nov 1939 Killed in a flying accident
Sqn Ldr Rankin 13 Nov 1939 Posted to RAF Silloth
Fg Off Bruce 20 Nov 1939 Relinquished command of 'B' Flight
Flt Lt Lydall 20 Nov 1939 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Fg Off Tulloch 22 Nov 1939 Assumed duties of Sqn Navigation Officer
Flt Lt Sheahan 23 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Leuchars
Fg Off Parker 23 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Leuchars
Fg Off W D Hodgkinson 23 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Leuchars
Plt Off Jouault 23 Nov 1939 Attached to RAF Leuchars
Plt Off Finlayson 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Dodd 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Knapton 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Allsup 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Vartan 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Fleming 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Sgt Plt George 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Sgt Plt Fletcher 26 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Flt Lt Gilbert 28 Nov 1939 Posted to RAF Silloth
Sgt Plt Culver 28 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
Sgt Plt Scotney 28 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
Sgt Bolton 29 Nov 1939 Appointed NCO i/c Sqn Wireless Operators
Sgt Roberts 29 Nov 1939 Appointed NCO i/c Sqn Air Gunners
Flt Lt Coulson 10 Dec 1939 Posted to RAF Silloth for instructor duties
Fg Off Downton 28 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt and assumed duties of Adjutant
Plt Off Shelley 30 Dec 1939 Promoted to Fg Off

Source - No 220 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1365)

Organisational Movements: May - Dec 1939

Date Notes
21 Aug 1939 Squadron moved to its War Station at RAF Thornaby
21 Aug 1939 Squadron was transferred from No 16 Group to No 18 Group
 2 Sep 1939 Squadron commenced re-equipment with Lockheed Hudson Is with three being collected
Hudson I
 4 Sep 1939 1 x Hudson was collected
 5 Sep 1939 1 x Hudson was collected
 7 Sep 1939 'A' Flight became non-operational to convert to Hudsons

Source - No 220 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1365)

Personnel Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt T H Clarke  1 Jan 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt R J Peacock  1 Jan 1940 Killed in a flying accident
LAC C F Hudson  1 Jan 1940 Killed in a flying accident
LAC D M Rowson  1 Jan 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Flt Sgt Leggett  1 Jan 1940 Fitter, promoted to Temp WO
Sgt Still  1 Jan 1940 Fitter, promoted to Temp Flt Sgt
Sgt Plt George  4 Jan 1940 Attached to No 608 Sqn
Sgt Plt Fletcher  4 Jan 1940 Attached to No 608 Sqn
Fg Off Fleetwood  4 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
Sgt Humphreys  4 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
LAC Stirling  4 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
AC Summerfield  4 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leuchars
LAC Lown  4 Jan 1940 Fitter Aero Engine, promoted to Temp Cpl
Flt Lt Downton  5 Jan 1940 Assumed command of 'C' Flight
Flt Sgt Graham  8 Jan 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting from Aden
Flt Lt Lydall 12 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting to fill Sqn Ldr post
Sgt Cornhill 15 Jan 1940 Fitter I, attached to De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd for Variable Pitch Propeller course
Cpl Colman 15 Jan 1940 Fitter Aero Engine, attached to De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd for Variable Pitch Propeller course
Flt Sgt Hewitt 15 Jan 1940 Fitter I, posted to No 5 Group Flight, RAF Grantham
Plt Off Easton 19 Jan 1940 Attached to RAF Silloth for Hudson conversion course
Sgt Plt Woodward 19 Jan 1940 Attached to RAF Silloth for Hudson conversion course
Plt Off Stearns 20 Jan 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 608 Sqn
Cpl Higgleton 22 Jan 1940 Returned from a course at the CGS, RAF Warmwell
Sgt Plt Bennett  1 Feb 1940 Promoted to Flt Sgt
Sgt Hughes  2 Feb 1940 Fitter Aero Engine, attached to De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd for course
Fg Off T M Parker 11 Feb 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt H F Bleksley 11 Feb 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Cpl N R Drury 11 Feb 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Cpl Higgleton 16 Feb 1940 Discharged from the RAF on appointment to Commission as an Air Gunner
LAC Brindley 16 Feb 1940 Discharged from the RAF on appointment to Commission as an Air Gunner
Plt Off Fleming 18 Feb 1940 Attached to No 608 Sqn
Plt Off Knapton 18 Feb 1940 Attached to No 608 Sqn
Plt Off Vartan 18 Feb 1940 Attached to No 608 Sqn
Sgt Plt Fletcher 18 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 608 Sqn
Sgt Plt George 18 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 608 Sqn
Flt Lt Downton 18 Feb 1940 Attached to Press Publishing Dept, Air Ministry
Fg Off Fleetwood 18 Feb 1940 Attached to Press Publishing Dept, Air Ministry
WO Randall 20 Feb 1940 Posted to RAF Filton for AID Course
Sn Ldr Smythies 26 Feb 1940 Posted to HQ Coastal Command
Plt Off Higgleton 26 Feb 1940 Air Gunner, posted to No 224 Sqn
Plt Off Brindley 26 Feb 1940 Air Gunner, posted to No 224 Sqn
Plt Off Sanders 26 Feb 1940 Relinquished duties of Adjutant
Plt Off Pederson 26 Feb 1940 Assumed duties of Adjutant
Flt Lt Lydall 26 Feb 1940 Relinquished command of 'B' Flight and assumed duties of Sqn Ldr Flying
Plt Off W Sanders 29 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 269 Sqn (Air Gunner)
Plt Off Nicholas 29 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting from No 224 Sqn (Air Gunner)
Plt Off Kenney  1 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting (Air Gunner)
Flt Lt Lydall  1 Mar 1940 Promoted to Temp Sqn Ldr
Fg Off Bruce  1 Mar 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt and assumed duties of Flt Lt Flying
Plt Off W Sanders  2 Mar 1940 Attached to RAF Boscombe Down for course on Tracer Ammunition
Flt Lt Downton 16 Mar 1940 Attached to Rosyth for Naval Co-operation duties
Plt Off W G Paice 18 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 AAS, RAF Manby (Air Gunner)
Flt Lt Downton 22 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached to Rosyth for Naval Co-operation duties
Cpl Teasdale 27 Mar 1940 Armourer, arrived on posting from RAF College, Cranwell
Flt Sgt Clarke  1 Apr1940 Promoted to Temp WO
Plt Off W G Paice  1 Apr 1940 Air Gunner, posted to HQ Flight
LAC N Morley  1 Apr 1940 Promoted to Cpl
Flt Lt R T Raw  3 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Adjutant
Fg Off C F L Tulloch 15 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off H O Thwaite 15 Apr 1940 Killed in action
AC1 G E Ridgway 15 Apr 1940 Killed in action
AC2 E B Summerfield 15 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off M C Petrie 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off R O Lawry 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
LAC P Wilson 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
AC1 K C Maddocks 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Sgt E W A Peachey 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off R H Sanders 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
LAC T Dobson 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
AC1 R J Simpson 24 Apr 1940 Killed in action
Sgt Plt E Morgan 27 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to RAF Silloth for Hudson conversion course
Plt Off Haarhoff  1 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 224 Sqn
Plt Off Knapton  3 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Ringway
Plt Off Vartan  3 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Ringway
Plt Off Fleming  3 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Ringway
Plt Off Haarhoff  3 May 1940 Assumed command of Armament Section
Plt Off Uberoi  4 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Air Gunner
Plt Off Dodd  6 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Ringway
Plt Off W G Paice  7 May 1940 Air Gunner, posted to No 233 Sqn, wef 1 Apr 1940
Plt Off McNeill 11 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF St Athan
Plt Off Haarhoff 14 May 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell for course
Plt Off Harden 15 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Silloth
Act Flt Lt Bruce 15 May 1940 Attached to RAF Farnborough for Oxygen course
Act Flt Lt Sheahan 16 May 1940 Promoted to Flt Lt
Sqn Ldr T H Carr 16 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 206 Sqn
Plt Off Haarhoff 16 May 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off for duty as Gunnery Officer
Act Flt Lt Bruce 18 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Farnborough for Oxygen course
Plt Off Welpy 18 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Thorney Island and attached to RAF Silloth
Wg Cdr A H Paull 22 May 1940 Relinquished command of No 220 Sqn on posting to HQ, No 18 Group
Sqn Ldr T H Carr 22 May 1940 Assumed command of No 220 Sqn
Plt Off Milburn  8 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from School of GR and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Negus  8 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from School of GR and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Brown  8 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from School of GR and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Flt Lt Downton  9 Jun 1940 Attached to RAF Farnborough for Oxygen course
Sgt E Morgan 11 Jun 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt J R Butterworth 11 Jun 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt D R Holbeche 11 Jun 1940 Killed in a flying accident
AC1 W C Irvine 11 Jun 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Flt Lt Downton 11 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Farnborough
Sgt Cairns 12 Jun 1940 Promoted to Temp Flt Sgt
Plt Off Kenny 14 Jun 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell for Advanced Gunnery Course
Plt Off Sanders 14 Jun 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell for Advanced Gunnery Course
Cpl Collins 14 Jun 1940 Promoted to Temp Sgt
Sqn Ldr T H Carr 15 Jun 1940 Promoted to Wg Cdr
WO Clarke 16 Jun 1940 Posted to RAF Hawarden
Flt Sgt Hodge 16 Jun 1940 ACH, arrived on posting
Plt Off Pederson  6 Jul 1940 Attached to RAF St Athan for Astro-Navigation Course
Plt Off Ainsworth  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Simpson  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Jackson  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Hunt  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Negus  9 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Parkinson  9 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth (Air Gunner)
Plt Off Stearns 10 Jul 1940 Posted to PDU, RAF Heston
Plt Off Kenny 12 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Plt Off Sanders 12 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
AC2 J Phillips 12 Jul 1940 Killed in a propeller accident*
Plt Off Nicholas 13 Jul 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Plt Off G W F Carey 14 Jul 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off P K Vartan 14 Jul 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt V G Gent 14 Jul 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt G A Matthews 14 Jul 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Fg Off Fleetwood 17 Jul 1940 Proceeded to ACD, Dunblane
Fg Off Selley 18 Jul 1940 Attached to HQ, No 18 Group, pending posting
Flt Lt H W A Sheahan  2 Aug 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off C J Allsup  2 Aug 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt S Smith  2 Aug 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off Pederson  3 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF St Athan
Sgt Noble  7 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Dee 10 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 AAS, RAF Manby
Plt Off Parkinson 10 Aug 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Sgt Creeggan 10 Aug 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Plt Off Jackson 14 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sqn Ldr Lydall 16 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ following an flying accident
Plt Off J T Wardlaw 16 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ and transferred to Stockton Hospital following an flying accident
Plt Off Mallinson 17 Aug 1940 Attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby for Bombing Leaders' Course
Sgt Bolton 21 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ, RAF Bircham Newton and transferred to RAF Hospital, Ely
Sgt Robson 21 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ, RAF Bircham Newton and transferred to RAF Hospital, Ely
Sgt Stirling 21 Aug 1940 Proceeded to ACD, Dunblane
Sgt Sheekey 21 Aug 1940 Proceeded to ACD, Dunblane
Sgt Darbyshire 21 Aug 1940 Proceeded to ACD, Dunblane
Plt Off J T Wardlaw 22 Aug 1940 Died from injuries sustained in a flying accident
Sgt Mills 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Milton 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Harris 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt Dudley 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt Ine 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off Culver 23 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Fg Off Fleetwood 24 Aug 1940 Discharged from ACD, Dunblane and attached to HQ Coastal Command
Plt Off de Sieyes 24 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off Milton 24 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off Russell 24 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off Culver 27 Aug 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Plt Off Finlayson 31 Aug 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Plt Off Mallinson  1 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby
Plt Off Easton  1 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 50 Group, wef 29 Aug 1940
Flt Lt Rogenhagen  1 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Wood  1 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Fg Off W D Hodgkinson  3 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Plt Off Finlayson  3 Sep 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Plt Off Knapton  3 Sep 1940 Discharged from ACC, Dunblane
Plt Off Jouault  5 Sep 1940 Discharged from ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Bolton  5 Sep 1940 Discharged from RAF Hospital, Ely and proceeded on 21 days sick leave
Sgt Stirling  7 Sep 1940 Discharged from ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Sheekey  7 Sep 1940 Discharged from ACC, Dunblane
Plt Off Parkinson  8 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Sgt Creeggan  8 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell
Sgt Mew  9 Sep 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Finch 10 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Scase 10 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting and attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Hall 10 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Rayner 10 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off J I Humphreys 15 Sep 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off Billings 15 Sep 1940 Admitted to EMS Winterton following a flying accident
Sgt Barker 15 Sep 1940 Admitted to EMS Winterton following a flying accident
Sgt Wood 15 Sep 1940 Admitted to EMS Winterton following a flying accident
Sgt Drew 16 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Kenyon 16 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
WO Leggett 18 Sep 1940 Departed on posting
Sgt Barker 18 Sep 1940 Discharged from EMS Winterton and proceeded on 21 days sick leave
Plt Off Billings 19 Sep 1940 Discharged from EMS Winterton
Fg Off Fleetwood 21 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ Coastal Command on posting to No 2 School of Air Navigation
Flt Lt Rogenhagen 23 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr
Sgt Ramsey 25 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Wood 26 Sep 1940 Discharged from EMS Winterton and proceeded on 14 days sick leave
Plt Off Knapton 26 Sep 1940 Posted to No 1 School of General Reconnaissance
Sgt Mew  2 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Mew  3 Oct 1940 Granted 14 days sick leave
Plt Off Culver  4 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Scotney  4 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane and granted 5 days sick leave
Plt Off Jouault  4 Oct 1940 Posted to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Culver  5 Oct 1940 Proceeded on 7 days sick leave
Plt Off Masters  5 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt P H Fletcher  6 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Plt Off T Parkinson  6 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Sgt L Dudley  6 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Sgt J C Murray  6 Oct 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off Fleetwood  7 Oct 1940 Posted to No 1 School of General Reconnaissance
Plt Off Arnott  9 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Pritchard  9 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Plt Off Dodd 11 Oct 1940 Attached to HQ No 18 Group
Sgt Talbot 11 Oct 1940 Posted to No 10 Receiving Wing, Blackpool
Sgt Fawcett 12 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Lloyd-Jones 12 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Scase 13 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Arnott 13 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Richardson 13 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Plt Off Arnott 14 Oct 1940 Granted 14 days sick leave
Sgt Richardson 14 Oct 1940 Granted 14 days sick leave
Plt Off Wickman 18 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Fg Off Haarhoff 19 Oct 1940 Attached to Boulton Paul Ltd for a course
Sgt Brown 19 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Mitchell 19 Oct 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Plt Off Arnott 20 Oct 1940 Posted to No 2 FIS, RAF Cranwell
Sgt Mew 21 Oct 1940 Admitted to EMS Winterton
Sgt Brown 22 Oct 1940 Transferred from ACC, Dunblane to RAF Hospital, Matlock
Fg Off Haarhoff 24 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to Boulton Paul Ltd
Sgt Robson 26 Oct 1940 Discharged from RAF Hospital, Ely and proceeded on 21 days sick leave
Sgt Mitchell  1 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Stirling  1 Nov 1940 Posted to No 502 Sqn, RAF Aldergrove
Sgt Hopkins  1 Nov 1940 Posted to No 502 Sqn, RAF Aldergrove
Sgt Brewer  1 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 23 MU, RAF Aldergrove
Plt Off Dodd  2 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 18 Group
Sgt Mitchell  2 Nov 1940 Granted 14 days sick leave
Sgt Woodward  6 Oct 1940 W/T Section, promoted to Flt Sgt, wef 1 Oct 1940
Flt Sgt Hodge  8 Oct 1940 Promoted to WO, wef 1 Oct 1940
Sgt Sproston 10 Oct 1940 Appointed to a Commission
Sgt Arnoot 10 Oct 1940 Appointed to a Commission
Plt Off Dacombe 10 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Watchfield for Blind Approach Course
Sgt Fawcett 12 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Walsh 12 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to ACC, Dunblane
Flt Sgt Bolton 12 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Compton Bassett
Plt Off Holland 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Jamieson 14 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Fawcett 14 Nov 1940 Granted 7 days sick leave
Sgt Walsh 14 Nov 1940 Granted 14 days sick leave
Flt Lt Bruce 16 Nov 1940 Posted to No 1 School of General Reconnaissance
Plt Off McNeill 16 Nov 1940 Posted to No 2 School of General Reconnaissance
Sgt Robson 18 Nov 1940 Attached to Convalescent Depot, Blackpool
Sgt Scase 18 Nov 1940 Admitted to SSQ (5 days)
Sgt Nicholls 18 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt H Cook 19 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Cornhill 19 Nov 1940 Posted to No 609 Sqn
Plt Off Culver 21 Nov 1940 Posted to No 2 School of General Reconnaissance
Sgt Sanderson 22 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 2 School of General Reconnaissance
Flt Lt Wright 22 Nov 1940 Posted to No 2 CFS, RAF Cranwell
Plt Off Jackson 24 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Weeton for Parachute Course
Plt Off Dacombe 24 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Watchfield
Sgt Brown 24 Nov 1940 Granted 5 days sick leave
Sgt Barker 24 Nov 1940 Attached to HQ No 18 Group for a Medical Board
Flt Sgt Roberts 24 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Farnborough for a course
Plt Off Knowles 25 Nov 1940 Posted to Coastal Command Tactical Development Unit
WO Hodge 25 Nov 1940 Posted to No 3 (C) OTU
Sgt Boardman 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Burridge 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Hughes 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt McLaren 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Swain 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Barker 28 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 18 Group
Plt Off Billings  1 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ and transferred to EMS Winterton
Plt Off Scotney  1 Dec 1940 Posted to No 3 School of General Reconnaissance
Plt Off Jackson  2 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF St Athan
Plt Off Negus  2 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF St Athan
Plt Off Watt  3 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to Convalescent Depot, Blackpool
Plt Off Halstead  3 Dec 1940 Promoted to Fg Off
Sgt Robson  3 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to Convalescent Depot, Blackpool
Fg Off D Lingwood  4 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Fg Off R D Masters  4 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Sgt E J Pritchard  4 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Sgt D V Taylor  4 Dec 1940 Killed in action
Sgt Mew  5 Dec 1940 Discharged from EMS Winterton
Sgt Walsh  5 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Sgt Darbyshire  5 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Plt Off Russell  7 Dec 1940 Attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby for Bomber Aimers Course
Plt Off de Sieyes  7 Dec 1940 Attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby for Bomber Aimers Course
Flt Sgt Roberts  7 Dec 1940 Attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby for a Course
Sgt C Smith  7 Dec 1940 Attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby for a Course
Sgt Mew  8 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Plt Off Uberoi  9 Dec 1940 Posted to No 4 EFTS for a flying course
Flt Sgt Roberts  9 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby
Sgt C Smith  9 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 1 AAS, RAF Manby
Sgt Mew 12 Dec 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Sgt Walsh 10 Dec 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Sgt Darbyshire 10 Dec 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Sgt Creeggan 13 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Plt Off Mallinson 13 Dec 1940 Attached to ACC, Dunblane
Sgt Feakin 14 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Sgt Creeggan 14 Dec 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Sgt Bristowe 14 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Stone 14 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Francis 16 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Jackson 16 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF St Athan
Plt Off Negus 16 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF St Athan
Sgt Feakin 16 Dec 1940 Discharged from SSQ
Sgt Cross 17 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Plt Off Billings 17 Dec 1940 Discharged from EMS Winterton
Plt Off Mallinson 19 Dec 1940 Granted 21 days sick leave
Plt Off Tate 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Gamble 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Ramsden 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Robinson 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt Darbyshire 23 Dec 1940 Admitted to SSQ
Plt Off Tarrant 26 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 (C) OTU, RAF Silloth
Sgt W E Callaghan 27 Dec 1940 Killed in a parachute accident
Sgt J L Rees 27 Dec 1940 Killed in a parachute accident
Plt Off Holland 29 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF St Athan
Sgt Walsh 29 Dec 1940 Attached to No 2 School of Air Navigation, RAF Cranage
Sgt Morley 30 Dec 1940 WEM, posted to RAF Prestwick
Plt Off Pedersen 31 Dec 1940 Posted non-effective and attached to No 1 RAF Depot for special duty

Source - No 220 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1365), except *

Organisational Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Date Notes
xx Aug 1940 The Squadron Badge was authorised by HM King George VI*
No 220 Squadron badge
 6 Oct 1940 Squadron began a detachment at RAF St Eval, personnel being rotated from RAF Thornaby
xx Oct 1940 Squadron received some Hudson IIs*
Hudson II

Source - No 220 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1365), except *

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