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No 304 (Polish) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Act Wg Cdr E C Lewis (B) 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting as 2nd i/c RAF Bramcote
Wg Cdr J Bialy 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting as Polish Commanding Officer of No 304 Sqn
Sqn Ldr W M Graham (B) 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting as British Commanding Officer of No 304 Sqn
Flt Lt P R Vincent (B) 22 Aug 1940 Attached for duty as Flt Lt (Flying)
Flt Lt E Stanczuk 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Polish Adjutant
Flt Lt J Buzma 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer Commanding, 'A' Flight
Flt Lt J Gazdzik 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer Commanding, 'B' Flight
Fg Off B le B Musgrave (B) 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as British Adjutant
Fg Off W I Pijanowski 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Plt Off R Stallebrass (B) 22 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer

All personnel Polish unless indicated as (B)

Source - No 303 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1667)

Organisational Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Date Notes
22 Aug 1940 Formed at RAF Bramcote
22 Aug 1940 In addition to the officers shown above, there were 13 x Officer Pilots, 21 x Officer Observers, 10 x Airman Pilots and 7 x Air Gunners
26 Aug 1940 16 x Fairey Battles arrived plus 2 x fitted with dual controls
Battle I
30 Aug 1940 The station Magister was loaned to the squadron for training purposes
13 Sep 1940 An Anson was loaned to the squadron for training purposes
Anson I
 1 Nov 1940 Squadron received its first Vickers Wellington for re-equipment
Wellington IC of No 304 Squadron
26 Nov 1940 Advance party departed RAF Bramcote for RAF Syerston
by 30 Nov 1940 2 x Wellington IAs and 2 x Wellington ICs delivered
 2 Dec 1940 Main party departed RAF Bramcote for RAF Syerston
 5 Dec 1940 Air party departed RAF Bramcote for RAF Syerston, delayed due to bad weather

Source - No 304 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1667)

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