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No 309 (Polish) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Oct - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr N W F Mason (B)  8 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 11 OTU for duty as British Officer Commanding
Plt Off S Lipa 10 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Hereford for duty as Polish Equipment Officer
Sqn Ldr W G Tailyour (B) 10 Oct 1940 Attached from No 614 Sqn
Plt Off K S Smith (B) 10 Oct 1940 Attached from No 5 SFTS, RAF Sealand
Fg Off H A J Belwell (B) 14 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Boscombe Down for duty as British Equipment Officer
Plt Off A W Plastow (B) 20 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Old Sarum for duty as British Accountant Officer
Fg Off J H Yaldon (B) 20 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Manston for duty as British Adjutant
Plt Off L Nowinski 27 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Old Sarum for duty as Polish Accountant Officer
Fg Off B Egan-Wyer (B)  2 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 2 Sqn for duty as Officer Commanding, 'A' Flight
Fg Off E W Bundock (B)  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 13 Sqn for duty as Officer Commanding, 'B' Flight
Flt Lt W Chrzanowski  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot for duty as Polish Adjutant
Plt Off P Kozdrach  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot for duty as Medical Officer
Plt Off A Powierza  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot for duty as Interpreter
Flt Lt Bowman Burns (B)  7 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Tilshead for duty as Signals Officer
Plt Off A L Wooldrige (B)  7 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Ringway for duty as British Accountant Officer
Plt Off A W Plastow (B) 10 Nov 1940 Accountant Officer, promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off, wef 21 Oct 1940
Fg Off J H Yaldon (B) 101 Nov 1940 Adjutant, promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt, wef 21 Oct 1940
Wg Cdr Madejaki 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot for duty as Polish Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Lukasik 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Flt Lt Wolf 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Bernat 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Kasprzyk 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Narewski 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Bastor 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Berezecki 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Lopacki 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Sowalski 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Stefanus 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Sqn Ldr L Mathias 17 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 239 Sqn for duty as Sqn Ldr (Flying)
Plt Off J Allden (B) 17 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Andover for duty as a Station Defence Officer
Plt Off N Jenkins (B) 17 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Photography Officer
Fg Off B Egan-Wyer (B) 18 Nov 1940 Officer Commanding, 'A' Flight, promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt, wef 11 Nov 1940
Fg Off E W Bundock (B) 18 Nov 1940 Officer Commanding, 'B' Flight, promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt, wef 11 Nov 1940
Fg Off D H Phillips (B) 18 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot for duty as Educational Officer
Plt Off N D Sinclair (B) 19 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Old Sarum for duty as Flt Lt (Flying)
Plt Off H Falconer (B) 21 Nov 1940 Air Gunner, arrived on posting from 4 Sqn for duty as an Armament Officer
Plt Off Jarvis (B) 22 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Old Sarum for duty as a Station Defence Officer
Plt Off Lambton(B) 23 Nov 1940 Air Gunner, arrived on posting from 4 Sqn for duty as an Armament Officer
Flt Lt Lukinski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Flt Lt Kern 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Flt Lt Piotrowski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Dunin 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Solecki 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Sadowski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Koldziejski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Lemissonek 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Baranski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Daniez 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off Major 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Pietrzyk 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Szymankiewicz 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Homan 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Szyjowski 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Plt Off Leckowicz 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Polish Depot
Fg Off A W Plastow (B)  1 Dec 1940 Accountant Officer, released from RAF service for duty with Ministry of Supply
Fg Off A Goldberg (B)  2 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 3 Recruit Centre for Medical duties
Plt Off R E R Lloyd (B)  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Fighter Command for Cypher duties
Plt Off N D Sinclair (B) 10 Dec 1940 Flt Lt (Flying), promoted Act (paid) Flt Lt to wef 19 Nov 1940
Fg Off T H Lucas (B) 20 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Andover for Photography duties
Plt Off N Jenkins (B) 28 Dec 1940 Photography Officer, posted to RAF Watnall

All personnel Polish unless indicated as (B)

Source - No 309 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1679)

Organisational Movements: Oct - Dec 1940

Date Notes
 8 Oct 1940 Squadron was formed at RAF Abbotsinch
 6 Nov 1940 Squadron moved from RAF Abbotsinch to RAF Renfrew
 6 Nov 1940 First Lysander III, T1467, was received
Lysander III as used by No 309 Squadron
10 Nov 1940 11 x Lysander IIIs, T1423, T1424, T1425, T1426, T1469, T1522, T1521, T1523, T1572, T1576, T1622 and R9134  arrived from No 39 MU
17 Nov 1940 1 x Percival Proctor, P6240, was received from No 15 MU, RAF Wroughton
30 Nov 1940  2 x Tiger Moths, X6107 and X5108 delivered from No 18 MU
Tiger Moth - early WW2 scheme
 1 Dec 1940 Squadron was transferred from No 22 Group to No 71 Group on the formation of the latter

Source - No 309 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1679)

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