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No 258 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Sgt Childs 23 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Flt Sgt Hopkins 23 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Sgt Emm 23 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Sgt McLean 23 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Sgt Paine 23 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Act Sqn Ldr W G Clouston 24 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 19 Sqn and assumed command of No 258 Sqn
Flt Lt G S Powell-Shedden 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 242 Sqn, RAF Duxford
Fg Off V B de la Perrelle 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 245 Sqn, RAF Aldergrove
Plt Off J H Tavener 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 56 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off G D Noel-Jihnson 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 56 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Sgt Plt F Sticka 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Sgt Plt Y Sodek 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn
Sgt Plt W Lack 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 56 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge
Flt Sgt Appleton 26 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting
Sgt Plt J E Dykes 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 245 Sqn, RAF Aldergrove
Flt Sgt Cockburn 28 Nov 1940 Fitter, arrived on posting
Flt Lt A M Campbell  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 29 Sqn, RAF Digby
Plt Off G C Tudor-Jones  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 56 OTU, RAF Sutton Bridge for Engineer duties
Plt Off J H Tavener  1 Dec 1940 Appointed Acting Adjutant
Plt Off C R Bush  3 Dec 1940 Joined the unit at York on its way to RAF Drem
Sgt Plt J E Dykes  3 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Leconfield
Plt Off W T Everist  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Plt Off J R Hutcheson  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Plt Off A G Shaw  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Plt Off R A White  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt Plt J Clouston  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt Plt J Maney  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt Plt B McAlister  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 57 OTU, RAF Hawarden
Sgt Plt J E Dykes  5 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Leconfield
Plt Off V A Carter  6 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 607 Sqn, RAF Drem
Sgt Plt B Vardy  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 245 Sqn, RAF Aldergrove
Sgt Plt C Mallett  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 43 Sqn, RAF Usworth
Fg Off J R Savory  8 Dec 1940 Attached from RAF Leconfield for duty as Engineer Officer
Flt Lt A M Campbell  9 Dec 1940 Assumed command of 'A' Flight
Flt Lt G S Powell-Shedden  9 Dec 1940 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Plt Off W F Cross  9 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 13 Group for duty as Adjutant
Fg Off P D Samman  9 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 7 CMB for duty as Medical Officer
Plt Off Paderewski  9 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 55 OTU, RAF Aston Down
Plt Off Stabrowski  9 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 55 OTU, RAF Aston Down
Sgt Lunn 10 Dec 1940 WEM, arrived on posting
Plt Off E A Robinson 13 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Fighter Command for duty as Intelligence Officer
Flt Sgt Bennett 17 Dec 1940 WEM, arrived on posting
Sgt Masters 18 Dec 1940 Fitter Armourer, arrived on posting
Fg Off J R Savory 21 Dec 1940 Engineer Officer, ceased to be attached on return to RAF Leconfield

Source - No 258 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1530)

Organisational Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Date Notes
22 Nov 1940 Squadron formed at RAF Leconfield as a single engine fighter unit
30 Nov 1940 Ground party moved from RAF Leconfield to RAF Duxford by road
 1 Dec 1940 Air party departed RAF Leconfield for RAF Duxford in 2 Harrows
 3 Dec 1940 Ground party moved from RAF Duxford for RAF Drem by rail
 5 Dec 1940 9 x Hawker Hurricanes were taken over from No 263 Sqn at RAF Drem
Hurricane I
 5 Dec 1940 7 x Hurricanes delivered from No 27 MU, RAF Shawbury
 7 Dec 1940 1 x Hurricane delivered from No 27 MU, RAF Shawbury
 8 Dec 1940 4 x Hurricanes delivered from No 46 MU
14 Dec 1940 1st Ground party proceeded from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington by rail and road
15 Dec 1940 2nd Ground party proceeded from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington by road
16 Dec 1940 Air party proceeded from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington (some returned due to bad weather)
17 Dec 1940 Remainder of air party proceeded from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington
17 Dec 1940 Rear party proceeded from RAF Drem to RAF Acklington by road and rail

Source - No 258 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1530)

This page was last updated on 29/07/21

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