Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


No 241 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Sep - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Plt Off D P Blatherwick 21 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Grangemouth for duty as Equipment Officer
Act Wg Cdr Charles R Lousada 24 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting
Sqn Ldr Harrington 25 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 22 Group to assist with formation
Act Wg Cdr Charles R Lousada 25 Sep 1940 Assumed command of No 241 Sqn
Flt Lt H G Malcolm 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn as Officer i/c 'B' Flight
Flt Lt M L Edwards 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn as Officer i/c 'A' Flight
Flt Lt I Rhys-Jones 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn for duty as Medical Officer
Flt Lt B E Smith-Rewse 25 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 22 Group for Operations duties
Fg Off R M Pimm 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn
Fg Off M Lysaght 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Fg Off A G Pallot 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Fg Off R G England 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Fg Off H N Ross 25 Sep 1940 Air Gunner, transferred from No 614 Sqn
Plt Off L M O'Leary 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn
Plt Off R E Pope 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn
Plt Off J D Towlson 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn
Plt Off R E Fawcett 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 4 Sqn
Plt Off A J Putt 25 Sep 1940 Air Gunner, transferred from No 4 Sqn
Plt Off W J G Morgan 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Plt Off H S Thomas 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Plt Off P B Doorly 25 Sep 1940 Transferred from No 614 Sqn
Capt G Prendergast 25 Sep 1940 Attached from Royal Tank Regiment for duty with No 16 AILO
Act Capt J Blyth 25 Sep 1940 Attached from Royal Warwickshire Regiment for duty with No 16 AILO
Lt J R Pountney 25 Sep 1940 Attached from Royal Artillery for duty with No 16 AILO
Plt Off L M O'Leary 25 Sep 1940 Attached to ROC Flight, RAF Odiham
Fg Off A L Godden 26 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Farnborough for duty as Adjutant
Sqn Ldr P W Stansfield 27 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 15 Sqn for duty as Sqn Ldr - Flying
Sqn Ldr Harrington 27 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 22 Group to assist with formation
Plt Off F Sharpe 30 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Ringway for duty as Accountant Officer
Act Wg Cdr Charles R Lousada  2 Oct 1940 Promoted to Temp Wg Cdr
Flt Lt B E Smith-Rewse  2 Oct 1940 Promoted to Temp Sqn Ldr
Plt Off A G Russell  3 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Grangemouth for Defence duties
Fg Off R G England  3 Oct 1940 Transferred from 'A' Flight to 'B' Flight
Plt Off W J G Morgan  3 Oct 1940 Transferred from 'A' Flight to 'B' Flight
Plt Off H S Thomas  3 Oct 1940 Transferred from 'A' Flight to 'B' Flight
Plt Off J D Towlson  3 Oct 1940 Transferred from 'B' Flight to 'A' Flight
Plt Off R E Fawcett  3 Oct 1940 Transferred from 'B' Flight to 'A' Flight
Fg Off M Lysaght  5 Oct 1940 Re-posted to No 614 Sqn
Plt Off Lee 11 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 School of Army Co-operation and allocated to 'A' Flight
Plt Off Sinclair 12 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for Signals duties
Plt Off Sinclair 13 Oct 1940 Signals Officer, attached to No 614 Sqn, RAF Grangemouth
Plt Off Coe 15 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 School of Army Co-operation and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off A J Allen 19 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Fighter Command for Codes and Cypher duties
Lt Cartilage 21 Oct 1940 Posted to Edinburgh
Lt Grigson 21 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Kinloss
Plt Off Robertson 27 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 School of Army Co-operation and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off Griffiths  3 Nov 1940 Arrived on attachment with the ROC Flight
Sqn Ldr E G Campbell-Voulaire  4 Nov 1940 Arrived on attachment with the ROC Flight
Plt Off Sagar  4 Nov 1940 Arrived on attachment with the ROC Flight
Sqn Ldr E G Campbell-Voulaire  8 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached with the ROC Flight on proceeding to RAF Hooton Park
Plt Off Griffiths  8 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached with the ROC Flight on proceeding to RAF Hooton Park
Dvr Marshall  9 Nov 1940 RASC, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
L/Cpl Banks 10 Nov 1940 RCS, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
L/Cpl Jones 10 Nov 1940 RCS, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
Fus Ryan 10 Nov 1940 RNF, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
Pte Doble 11 Nov 1940 RAMC, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
L/Cpl Daniels 11 Nov 1940 RASC, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
Sqn Ldr B E Smith-Rewse 12 Nov 1940 Posted to HQ Flying Training Command for Photographic duties
Plt Off Harley 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 School of Army Co-operation and allocated to 'A' Flight
L/Cpl Daniels 13 Nov 1940 RASC, found unfit for flying duties and returned to his unit
L/Cpl Jones 19 Nov 1940 RCS, found medically unfit for flying duties and returned to his unit
Plt Off R E Pope 21 Nov 1940 Posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Plt Off W J G Morgan 21 Nov 1940 Assumed temporary duties of Assistant Adjutant
Plt Off L M O'Leary 22 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to ROC Flight, RAF Odiham
Plt Off A J Putt 26 Nov 1940 Air Gunner, posted to No 15 Sqn
Sig Taggart 26 Nov 1940 RCS, arrived for ab-initio flying instruction prior to posting to CLE, RAF Ringway
Plt Off A G Russell 16 Dec 1940 Defence Officer, posted to Aberffaw
Plt Off Harley 20 Dec 1940 Attached to Rollestone Camp for Anti-Gas Course

Source - No 241 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1465)

Organisational Movements: Sep - Dec 1940

Date Notes
25 Sep 1940 Formed at Inverness from 'A' Flight, No 614 Sqn and 'A' Flight, No 4 Sqn.
25 Sep 1940 Squadron was equipped with Westland Lysander IIs and placed in No 22 Group, for operations with the 51st Division
Lysander II as used by No 241 Squadron
25 Sep 1940 No 16 Air Intelligence Liaison Section was formed for operations with No 241 Sqn
10 Oct 1940 2 x Tiger Moths collected from No 46 MU, RAF Lossiemouth
Tiger Moth - early WW2 scheme
23 Oct 1940 1 x Moth Minor collected from No 18 MU, RAF Dumfries
23 Oct 1940 3 x Magisters collected from No 46 MU, RAF Lossiemouth
Magister - early WW2 scheme
28 Oct 1940 Squadron ceased to be allocated to 51st Division and placed under HQ North Highland Area
 3 Nov 1940 Advance party, ROC Flight arrived on attachment from RAF Odiham
 4 No 1940 Air party, ROC Flight arrived, equipped with a single Blackburn Roc
Roc I
 5 Nov 1940 A second Roc was borrowed from the FAA at Evanton
 8 Nov 1940 ROC Flight ceased to be attached on moving to No 13 Sqn, RAF Hooton Park on attachment
13 Dec 1940 2 x Lysander IIIs collected from No 9 MU, RAF Cosford for re-equipment
Lysander III as used by No 13 Squadron
18 Dec 1940 2 x Lysander IIIs delivered from No 15 MU, RAF Wroughton for re-equipment
21 Dec 1940 2 x Tiger Moths collected from No 45 MU, RAF Kinloss to replace Magisters
21 Dec 1940 1 x Lysander III collected from No 9 MU, RAF Cosford for re-equipment
22 Dec 1940 1 x Lysander III collected from No 9 MU, RAF Cosford for re-equipment
24 Dec 1940 1 x Lysander III delivered by a ferry pilot
25 Dec 1940 2 x Lysander IIIs delivered by a ferry pilot and one collected by the squadron

Source - No 241 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1465)

This page was last updated on 19/07/21

         [Top of Page]