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No 312 (Czechoslovakian) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F H Tyson (B) 29 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 3 Sqn and assumed British command of No 312 Sqn
Flt Lt C A T Jones (B) 29 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 611 Sqn and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Plt Off C McK Phillips (B) 29 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from AI 1a for duty as Intelligence Officer
Plt Off A Navratil 29 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from No 310 Sqn for duty as Czech Adjutant
Plt Off F S Lamping (B) 31 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Loughborough for duty as British Adjutant
Plt Off H C Black (B)  2 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 17 OTU for duty as Engineer Officer
Flt Lt C A T Jones (B)  4 Sep 1940 Posted to No 616 Sqn, RAF Coltishall
Plt Off J Duda  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off A Hlobil  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off A Vasatko  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off J Jaske  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off J Bartos  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off V Veseley  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off A Vrana  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off T Vybiral  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off F Perina  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off S Keejcik  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford for duty as Engineer Officer
Sgt J Kerpt  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt J Stehlik  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt V Slouf  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt J Truhlar  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt F Chehera  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Flt Lt D E Gillam (B)  6 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 616 Sqn and assumed command of 'A' Flight
Plt Off J Kloboucnik  8 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from Czech Legation, London for duty as Intelligence Officer
Sqn Ldr J Ambruš  9 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU and assumed Czech command of No 312 Sqn
Plt Off R Holecek 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off V Chocholin 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off J Studeny 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off B Kimlicka 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off O Poslusny 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Sgt J Kubal 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Sgt K Kosina 15 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off F Perina 15 Sep 1940 Admitted to RAF Hospital, Ely with appendicitis
Plt Off A Brejcha 18 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 310 Sqn for duty as Engineer Officer
Plt Off J Klan 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off J Burger 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off T Kruml 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off B Dvorak 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt B Votruba 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt L Svetlik 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt O Hanzlicek 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt V Smolik 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt J Janeba 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt S Peroutka 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Sgt K Posta 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Plt Off J Cermak 20 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford
Fg Off N S T Benson (B) 22 Sep 1940 Attached from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury for duty as Flying Instructor
Plt Off R Holecek 24 Sep 1940 Attached from No 310 Sqn for training
Plt Off V Chocholin 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Plt Off J Studeny 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Plt Off B Kimlicka 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Plt Off O Poslusny 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Sgt J Kubal 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Sgt K Kosina 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 310 Sqn
Plt Off J Kloboucnik 27 Sep 1940 Intelligence Officer, reposted for flying duties
Fg Off Whitehead (B) 30 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Operations Officer
Flt Lt H A G Comerford (B)  1 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 EFTS for duty as British OC, 'B' Flight
Fg Off J R C Young (B)  3 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 306 Sqn
Fg Off N S T Benson (B)  5 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Sgt O Hanzlicek 10 Oct 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Fg Off J R C Young (B) 12 Oct 1940 Posted to No 308 Sqn for duty as Flight Commander
AC2 H Federman 13 Oct 1940 Appointed to a commission in A&SD Branch for duty as Interpreter, wef 9 Oct 1940
Flt Lt N L Ievers (B) 19 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 SFTS
Flt Lt H A G Comerford (B) 20 Oct 1940 Declared non-effective, sick following baling out on 15 Oct 1940
Flt Lt H A G Comerford (B) 26 Oct 1940 Returned on being declared fit for light duties
AC1 C P Atkins 27 Oct 1940 Admitted to hospital with fractured spine following an ground accident
Plt Off S Bachurek 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Plt Off J Laska 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Plt Off I Tondr 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt J Mensik 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt J Vella 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt F Kruta 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt M Standera 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt O Spacek 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Sgt Z Karasek 29 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU
Flt Sgt Carrington (B) 29 Oct 1940 Disciplinary NCO, departed on posting
Flt Sgt A E Ash (B) 29 Oct 1940 Assumed duties of Disciplinary NCO
Dr J Bergmann 30 Oct 1940 Appointed to a commission as a Fg Off for duty as Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr F H Tyson (B) 13 Nov 1940 Relinquished command of No 312 Sqn
Flt Lt H A G Comerford (B) 13 Nov 1940 Assumed command of No 312 Sqn
Flt Lt H A G Comerford (B) 15 Nov 1940 Relinquished command of No 312 Sqn on posting to the Air Ministry
Flt Lt D E Gillam (B) 15 Nov 1940 Assumed command of No 312 Sqn
Plt Off F Perina 15 Nov 1940 Returned from sick leave
Plt Off J Duda 16 Nov 1940 Posted to No 4 FPP, RAF Kemble
Plt Off A Hlobil 16 Nov 1940 Posted to No 4 FPP, RAF Kemble
Plt Off J Klan 16 Nov 1940 Appointed Sub-Flight Commander
Plt Off A Vasatko 16 Nov 1940 Appointed Sub-Flight Commander
Sqn Ldr F H Tyson (B) 23 Nov 1940 Resumed command of No 312 Sqn
Plt Off A Brejcha 23 Nov 1940 Engineer Officer, admitted to RAF Hospital, Preston
Sgt O Vychodil 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from CFS, RAF Upavon for duty as Flying Instructor
Flt Lt D E Gillam (B)  1 Dec 1940 Posted to No 306 Sqn to command
Flt Lt C A Cooke (B)  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 66 Sqn for duty as Flight Commander
Flt Lt A M Dawbarn (B)  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 306 Sqn for duty as Flight Commander
Flt Lt C A Cooke (B)  2 Dec 1940 Assumed command of 'A' Flight
Flt Lt A M Dawbarn (B)  2 Dec 1940 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Flt Lt N L Ievers (B)  3 Dec 1940 Posted to No 308 Sqn
Plt Off K C Gundry (B) 10 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Section Leader
Plt Off Kleissl 11 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford  for duty as Intelligence Officer
Plt Off E Čížek 12 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from No 1 Sqn, RAF Wittering to command No 312 Sqn
Plt Off J Klan 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt as Czech OC, 'A' Flight, wef 23 Nov 1940
Plt Off A Vasatko 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt as Czech OC, 'B' Flight, wef 23 Nov 1940
Flt Lt C A Cooke (B) 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 1 Dec 1940
Flt Lt A M Dawbarn (B) 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 1 Dec 1940
Plt Off H C Black (B) 12 Dec 1940 Engineer Officer, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 26 Sep 1940
Plt Off F S Lamping (B) 12 Dec 1940 British Adjutant, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 26 Sep 1940
Sqn Ldr J Ambruš 17 Dec 1940 Relinquished command of No 312 Sqn on posting to Czech Inspectorate, London
Sqn Ldr E Čížek 17 Dec 1940 Assumed (Czech) command No 312 Sqn
Fg Off B Coopman (B) 25 Dec 1940 Arrived at Penrhos on attachment from No 602 Sqn for Adjutant and Intelligence duties
Plt Off C McK Phillips (B) 31 Dec 1940 Intelligence Officer, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 26 Sep 1940
Plt Off E Čížek 31 Dec 1940 Confirmation of promotion to Sqn Ldr received

All personnel Czech unless indicated as (B)

Source - No 312 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1691)

Organisational Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Date Notes
29 Aug 1940 Squadron formed at RAF Duxford
31 Aug 1940 9 x Hawker Hurricane Is delivered from No 10 MU, RAF Hullavington
Hurricane I of No 312 Squadron
 4 Sep 1940 1 x Miles Master I delivered from No 33 MU, RAF Lyneham
Master I - early WW2 scheme
25 Sep 1940 Advance party departed RAF Duxford for RAF Speke
26 Sep 1940 Main party departed RAF Duxford for RAF Speke by rail
26 Sep 1940 Air party departed RAF Duxford for RAF Speke
11 Oct 1940 9 x new Hurricanes delivered
 2 Nov 1940 Squadron was declared operational by day
21 Dec 1940 Advance party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos
21 Dec 1940 1st Air party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos
22 Dec 1940 2nd Air party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos
22 Dec 1940 3rd Air party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos
22 Dec 1940 Main party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos
24 Dec 1940 Rear party, 'B' Flight departed RAF Speke for RAF Penrhos

Source - No 312 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1691)

This page was last updated on 12/08/21

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