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No 960 (Balloon) Sqn Personnel and locations


Auxiliary Air Force personnel shown in italics (where known).

Personnel Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt R S Angus 11 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of Trawler Flight
Act Flt Lt F Gregory 14 Sep 1940 Assumed duties of Signals Officer (No 20 BC)
Flt Lt J N Cone 14 Sep 1940 Relinquished duties of Signals Officer (No 20 BC)
Sqn Ldr R N Lochhead 17 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 960 Sqn
Flt Lt R S Angus  2 Dec 1940 Attached to HQ No 34 Group for short Admin course
Act Sqn Ldr F Gregory  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting
Act Flt Lt J A O'Callaghan  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting
Plt Off E D Tomlin  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting, wef 2 Dec 1940
Plt Off Hall  5 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting
Act Sqn Ldr F Gregory  6 Dec 1940 Assumed command of No 960 Sqn
Act Flt Lt N Frew  9 Dec 1940 Transferred to HMHS Amoorapoora

Source - No 960 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/2311)

Organisational Movements: Aug - Dec 1940

Date Notes
26 Aug 1940 Squadron formed under the control of No 20 Balloon Centre at Lyness, Orkneys but no posting had been made to the squadron at this point, personnel being held on the strength of No 20 Balloon Centre

Source - No 960 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/2311)

This page was last updated on 27/03/22

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