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RAF Aldergrove Personnel


[Jul 1936 | Aug 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Personnel Movements: Jan - Jul 1936

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off C M Carlyle-Gall 14 Jan 1936 Posted in for duty as Station Medical Officer
Gp Capt

John C Russell

28 Jan 1936 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer Commanding
Flt Lt H G Richards xx Jan 1936 Attached from No 502 Sqn for duty as Station Adjutant
Fg Off K Fraser 28 Jan 1936 Posted in for duty as Accountant Officer
Sqn Ldr (Ret) T Bell xx xxx 1936 Appointed Station Stores Officer
Flt Lt R J Wishlade 24 Feb 1936 Posted in for duty as Accountant Officer
WO I E G Edmonds 29 Feb 1936 Posted in for duty as Station Warrant Officer
Fg Off F W G Aggett 18 Mar 1936 Posted in for duty as Station Signals Officer
Fg Off E L McGrath 14 Apr 1936 Posted in for duty as Engineer Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) F V Beamish 18 May 1936 Appointed Station Adjutant
Fg Off C D Mason 12 Jun 1936 Appointed Assistant Adjutant

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

Unit Movements: Jan - Jul 1936

Unit Date Notes
SHQ RAF Aldergrove 14 Jan 1946 Opened
No 502 Sqn 14 Jan 1936 In situ since 15 May 1925
No 9 Sqn 15 Jan 1936 Arrived from RAF Andover
No 19 Sqn 24 Mar 1936 Attached for Armament training
No 19 Sqn  8 Apr 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 7 Sqn 16 Apr 1936 Attached for Armament training
No 7 Sqn  1 May 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 58 Sqn  2 May 1936 Attached for Armament training
No 58 Sqn 21 May 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 77 Sqn 25 Jun 1936 Attached for Armament training

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

July 1936

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland ADGB/No 3 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 9 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt

John C Russell

28 Jan 1936 Officer Commanding DSO; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt (Ret) F V Beamish    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R J Wishlade 24 Feb 1936  
Fg Off K Fraser 28 Jan 1936  

Medical Branch

Fg Off C M Carlyle-Gall 14 Jan 1936 MRCS, LRCP

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off E L McGrath 14 Apr 1936  

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off F W G Aggett 18 Mar 1936  

Warrant Officers

WO I H R Hawkins 21 Mar 1936  
WO I E G Edmonds 29 Feb 1936  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

August 1936

Source - August 1936 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jul 1936 - Jul 1937

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt C J Elliott  4 Jul 1936 Appointed Station Stores Officer
Flt Lt Margand  5 Jul 1936 Posted in for duty as Station Dental Officer
Flt Lt D I P McNair  9 Jul 1936 Posted in for duty as Station Armament Officer
Plt Off Jones 18 Aug 1936 Accountant Officer, posted to RAF North Weald
Flt Lt K Fraser 27 Aug 1936 Accountant Officer, posted to RAF Scampton
Flt Lt Margand 12 Sep 1936 Dental Officer, posted to RAF Depot, Uxbridge
Fg Off C D Mason 20 Sep 1936 Assistant Adjutant, posted to RAF Ternhill
Flt Lt D I P McNair 26 Oct 1936 Station Armament Officer, posted to Gas Course at Uxbridge and Winterbourne
Wg Cdr J C P Wood  3 Nov 1936 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of the station
Gp Capt

John C Russell

 9 Nov 1936 Relinquished command of RAF Aldergrove
Wg Cdr J C P Wood  9 Nov 1936 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of RAF Aldergrove
Flt Lt D I P McNair 27 Nov 1936 Station Armament Officer, returned from Gas Course at Uxbridge and Winterbourne
Plt Off McArthur 15 Jan 1937 Arrived on posting for duty with the Station Flight
Plt Off Gillam 26 Jan 1937 Arrived on posting from No 29 Sqn, RAF North Weald for duty with the Station Flight
Flt Lt (Ret) F V Beamish 27 Jan 1937 Restored to the active list for duty with No 2 ATC as Officer Commanding
Flt Lt C J Elliott 27 Jan 1937 Appointed Station Adjutant
Plt Off K H Savage  3 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting from RAF North Weald
Flt Lt R E W Fisher 20 Feb 1937 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Medical Officer
Fg Off F W G Aggett 14 Mar 1937 Station Signals Officer, posted to RAF Catterick
Sqn Ldr Tyrell  1 Apr 1937 Promoted to Wg Cdr
Flt Lt F V Beamish  1 Apr 1937 Promoted to Sqn Ldr
Flt Lt Larking 17 Jun 1937 Arrived on posting
Fg Off Carr 17 Jun 1937 Arrived on posting
Sqn Ldr R H S Spaight 20 Jun 1937 Arrived on posting
Flt Lt C F S Fraser  3 Jul 1937 Arrived on posting for duty with ATC
Flt Lt Lloyd 20 Jul 1937 Arrived on attachment

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

Unit Movements: Jul 1936 - Jul 1937

 

Unit Date Notes
No 97 Sqn  20 Jul 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 214 Sqn  2 Sep 1936 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 9 Sqn 28 Sep 1936 Moved to RAF Scampton
No 214 Sqn  1 Oct 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 99 Sqn  7 Oct 1936 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 99 Sqn xx xxx 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 102 Sqn 19 Nov 1936 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 102 Sqn 12 Dec 1936 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 7 Sqn  7 Jan 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 7 Sqn  2 Feb 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Main Party, No 215 Sqn  3 Feb 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 215 Sqn  3 Feb 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 215 Sqn xx Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 99 Sqn  2 Mar 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main Party, No 99 Sqn  3 Mar 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 99 Sqn 19 Mar 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 35 Sqn  9 Apr 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main/Air Party, No 35 Sqn 11 Apr 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 35 Sqn  1 May 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 9 Sqn  1 May 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main/Air Party, No 9 Sqn  4 May 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 9 Sqn 28 May 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 97 Sqn 30 May 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Advance Party, No 78 Sqn 31 May 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Main Party, No 97 Sqn  1 Jun 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Main/Air Party, No 78 Sqn  2 Jun 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Air Party, No 97 Sqn  2 Jun 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Main Party, No 38 Sqn  6 Jun 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Air Party, No 38 Sqn  8 Jun 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
Advance Party, No 8 FTS  3 Jul 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main Party, No 8FTS  5 Jul 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 8 FTS  6 Jul 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 8 FTS 23 Jul 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Main Party, No 8FTS 24 Jul 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training

*A departure date was not given but the duration of the stay was probably just over two weeks.

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

July 1937

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland Training Command/Armament Group
  • SHQ

  • No 2 Armament Training Camp

  • Station Flight

Lodger unit (Bomber Command/No 6 (Auxiliary) Group)

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr J C P Wood  2 Nov 1936 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt C J Elliott   Adjutant, RAFO

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R J Wishlade 24 Feb 1936  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R E W Fisher 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh

Education Officer

Capt J B Stewart 11 Sep 1937 Grade III, MA

Warrant Officers

WO I S Wray 22 Jun 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off J Woods 29 Jul 1937 Arrived on posting for duty
Flt Lt C M Carlyle-Gall 25 Sep 1937 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr R C Jordan 24 Oct 1937 Arrived on posting for duty
Flt Lt R E W Fisher 31 Oct 1937 Station Medical Officer, transferred to the Reserve
Flt Lt E V Knowles  6 Nov 1937 Staff Pilot ATC, posted to No 2 Flying Training School
Flt Lt N W D Marwood-Elton  6 Nov 1937 Staff Pilot ATC, posted to No 9 Flying Training School
Plt Off Immerman 20 Nov 1937 Arrived on attachment for duty with the ATC
Flt Lt Ramsey (+ 2 others) 21 Nov 1937 Arrived on attachment for duty with the ATC
Flt Lt R C Jordan  1 Dec 1937 Promoted to Sqn Ldr
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish  8 Dec 1937 Posted to No 64 Sqn
Flt Lt R B Dashper  1 Jan 1938 Posted to RAF Felixstowe
Flt Lt A H Jarand  2 Jan 1938 Arrived on posting for duty with the ATC, wef 21 Dec 1937
Sqn Ldr Odbert  3 Jan 1938 Attached from HQ No 25 (Armament) Group for temporary duty with the ATC
Flt Lt M F B Read 14 Jan 1938 Arrived on posting, wef 31 Jan 1938
Sqn Ldr F W H Hall 23 Jan 1938 Arrived on posting for duty with the ATC
Sqn Ldr R C Jordan 27 Jan 1937 Posted to RAF Dishforth
Sqn Ldr F W H Hall  6 Mar 1938 Attended Anti-Gas Course at RAF Uxbridge
Flt Lt C F S Fraser 19 Mar 1938 Posted to RAF Eastchurch
APO J M Haywood  8 May 1938 Arrived on posting for duty with No 2 ATC, wef 7 May 1938
APO W G Taylor  8 May 1938 Arrived on posting for duty with No 2 ATC, wef 7 May 1938

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

Unit Movements: Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

 

Unit Date Notes
Advance Party, No 166 Sqn 22 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Advance Party, No 214 Sqn 22 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main Party, No 166 Sqn 24 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main Party, No 214 Sqn 24 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 166 Sqn 26 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 214 Sqn 26 Aug 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 166 Sqn 16 Sep 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Air Party, No 214 Sqn 16 Sep 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 58 Sqn 22 Sep 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Advance Party, No 102 Sqn 22 Sep 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 58 Sqn 23 Sep 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 102 Sqn 13 Oct 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Air Party, No 58 Sqn 14 Oct 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Advance Party, No 115 Sqn 24 Oct 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Advance Party, No 139 Sqn 25 Oct 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main/Air Parties, No 115 Sqn 27 Oct 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Main/Air Parties, No 139 Sqn 27 Oct 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 115 Sqn 17 Nov 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 139 Sqn 17 Nov 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 49 Sqn 21 Nov 1937 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 49 Sqn 22 Dec 1937 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
Air Party, No 211 Sqn  1 Jan 1938 Arrived on attachment for Air Gunner training
No 64 Sqn  3 Jan 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Air Party, No 103 Sqn 27 Jan 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 64 Sqn 30 Jan 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 211 Sqn 31 Jan 1938 Ceased to be attached for Air Gunner training
Air Party, No 29 Sqn  6 Feb 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
No 2 Sqn 25 Feb 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 103 Sqn  1 Mar 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 2 Sqn 22 Mar 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 26 Sqn 26 Mar 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
Temporary ATC  1 Apr 1938 Redesignated No 2 Armament Training Camp
No 26 Sqn 21 Apr 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 72 Sqn 30 Apr 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 46 Sqn 30 Apr 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 46 Sqn 19 May 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 72 Sqn 20 May 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 25 Sqn 25 May 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 25 Sqn 18 Jun 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 41 Sqn 20 Jun 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 213 Sqn 20 Jun 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 41 Sqn  8 Jul 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 213 Sqn  8 Jul 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 79 Sqn  9 Jul 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 65 Sqn 12 Jul 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 79 Sqn 27 Jul 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 65 Sqn 27 Jul 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training

*A departure date was not given but the duration of the stay was probably just over two weeks.

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 2 Armament Training Camp

  • Station Flight

Lodger unit (Bomber Command/No 6 (Auxiliary) Group)

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr J C P Wood  2 Nov 1936 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt M F B Read 13 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt C J Elliott   Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Branch

Sqn Ldr (Ret) T Bell   MM

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R J Wishlade 24 Feb 1936  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt C M Carlyle-Gall 25 Sep 1937 MRCS, LRCP, DPM

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off J Woods 29 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Capt J B Stewart 11 Sep 1937 Grade III, MA

Warrant Officers

WO S Wray 22 Jun 1936  
WO A B Collins  7 Jun 1937  
WO A R B King  8 Mar 1938  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Aug 1938 - Jan 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt P A Lee 28 Aug 1938 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Medical Officer
Flt Lt C M Carlyle-Gall  7 Sep 1938 Station Medical Officer, transferred to the Reserve
Flt Lt A H Jarand 25 Sep 1938 Posed to HQ No 3 Group
Fg Off McArthur 30 Sep 1938 Station Flight, posted to Experimental Flight, RAE Farnborough
Plt Off W S Pryde 27 Oct 1938 No 2 ATC, promoted to Fg Off
APO R H Laud 29 Oct 1938 Arrived on posting for duty with the Station Flight
Fg Off W S Pryde 16 Nov 1938 Posted to India
Flt Lt Coulson 25 Nov 1938 Arrived on attachment
Flt Lt R J Wishlade  1 Dec 1938 Accountant Officer, promoted to Sqn Ldr
Wg Cdr N C Saward  6 Dec 1938 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of the station, wef 5 Dec 1938
Wg Cdr J C P Wood 15 Dec 1938 Relinquished command of the station
Wg Cdr N C Saward 15 Dec 1938 Assumed command of the station
Fg Off L T Starling 28 Dec 1938 Arrived on posting for duty as Accountant Officer

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

Unit Movements: Aug 1938 - Jan 1939

 

Unit Date Notes
No 43 Sqn  2 Aug 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 59 Sqn  3 Aug 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 43 Sqn 16 Aug 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 59 Sqn 22 Aug 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 41 Sqn  7 Sep 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 41 Sqn 27 Jul 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 102 Sqn 25 Sep 1938 Arrived on attachment for Air Gunner training
No 102 Sqn  8 Oct 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 85 Sqn 18 Oct 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training*
No 51 Sqn 23 Nov 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 51 Sqn xx Dec 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training
No 166 Sqn xx Dec 1938 Arrived on attachment for Armament training
No 166 Sqn 23 Dec 1938 Ceased to be attached for Armament training

*A departure date was not given but the duration of the stay was probably just over two weeks.

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB (This appears to end in December 1938 and restarts in July 1940)

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 2 Armament Training Camp

  • Station Flight

Lodger unit (Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group)

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr N C Saward  5 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
APO R H Laud 29 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt C J Elliott   Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Branch

Sqn Ldr (Ret) T Bell   MM

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R J Wishlade 24 Feb 1936  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt P A Lee 28 Aug 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off J Woods 29 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Capt J B Stewart 11 Sep 1937 Grade III, MA

Warrant Officers

WO S Wray 22 Jun 1936  
WO A B Collins  7 Jun 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 2 Armament Training Camp

  • Station Flight

Lodger unit (Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group)

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr N C Saward  5 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
APO R H Laud 29 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt C J Elliott   Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Branch

Sqn Ldr (Ret) T Bell   MM

Accountant Branch

Fg Off L T Starling 28 Dec 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt P A Lee 28 Aug 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off J Woods 29 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Mr E I R MacGregor  4 Jan 1939 Grade III, MSc

Warrant Officers

WO S Wray 22 Jun 1936  
WO A B Collins  7 Jun 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
County Antrim, Northern Ireland Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 2 Armament Training Camp

  • Station Flight

Lodger unit (Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group)

  • No 502 (Ulster) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr N C Saward  5 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
APO R H Laud 29 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt C J Elliott   Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Branch

Plt Off J H Latham    
Sqn Ldr (Ret) T Bell   MM

Accountant Branch

Fg Off L T Starling 28 Dec 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt P A Lee 28 Aug 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off J Woods 29 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Mr E I R MacGregor  4 Jan 1939 Grade III, MSc

Warrant Officers

WO S Wray 22 Jun 1936  
WO A B Collins  7 Jun 1937  
WO A Fell 25 Jul 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off B W E R Bonsey 19 Aug 1940 Proceeded to RAF Halton for a Medical Board
Sqn Ldr W E Woosnam-Jones  5 Nov 1940 Station Padre, posted to HQ RAFNI
Sqn Ldr E G Dease  5 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Regional Control Officer, wef 1 Nov 1940
Sqn Ldr A G Pearman  7 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Mildenhall for duty as Station Padre
Plt Off Martin 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off
Plt Off H H Hartley 16 Dec 1940 Equipment Officer, posted to RAF Manby
Gp Capt G W Bentley 17 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting pending assuming command of the Station
Gp Capt C S Richardson 21 Dec 1940 Relinguished command of the Station on posting to RAF Sydenham
Gp Capt G W Bentley 21 Dec 1940 Assumed command of RAF Aldergrove
WO J A Armstrong 28 Dec 1940 Appointed to a commission and posted to RAF Yatesbury for duty as Adjutant

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

Unit Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

 

Unit Date Notes
No 231 Sqn  1 Jul 1940 Formed by redesignating No 416 Flight
Advance Party, No 774 Sqn FAA  2 Jul 1940 Proceeded to Evanton
ATS Aircraft  3 Jul 1940 Proceeded to various Stations
Main Party, No 774 Sqn FAA  4 Jul 1940 Proceeded to Evanton
Personnel (part), No 61 Group  5 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
Personnel (part), No 61 Group  6 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
No 64 (F) Wing Servicing Party  8 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
No 11 Repair and Salvage Unit (part)  8 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
No 231 Sqn 15 Jul 1940 Moved to RAF Newtownards
No 11 Repair and Salvage Unit (part) 16 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
No 11 Repair and Salvage Unit (part) 17 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
6 x Blenheims, No 254 Sqn 20 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
18 x Hurricanes, No 245 Sqn 20 Jul 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove
No 254 Sqn 30 Jul 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF St Eval
4 x Hudsons, No 233 Sqn  2 Aug 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove for operational duties
4 x Hudsons, No 224 Sqn 13 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove for operational duties
4 x Hudsons, No 233 Sqn xx Sep 1940 Departed from RAF Aldergrove
9 x Hudsons, No 224 Sqn 14 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove for operational duties
8 x Blenheims, No 236 Sqn 17 Sep 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove from RAF St Eval for operational duties
4 x Whitleys, No 102 Sqn  8 Oct 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF Prestwick
7 x Hudsons 11 Nov 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove at the conclusion of the first Trans-Atlantic ferry flight
7 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 12 Nov 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF Speke
No 11 Repair and Salvage Unit 15 Nov 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for O'Dempsey Street, Belfast
No 48 Sqn 18 Nov 1940 Moved to RAF Sydenham
No 272 Sqn 19 Nov 1940 Formed at RAF Aldergrove (no aircraft)
Aircrews, No 236 Sqn 19 Nov 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF St Eval (aircraft handed over to No 272 Sqn)
'A' Flight, No 235 Sqn 20 Nov 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove from RAF Bircham Newton to form No 272 Sqn
6 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 28 Nov 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove at the conclusion of the second Trans-Atlantic ferry flight
6 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 29 Nov 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF Speke
Fighter Sector HQ Aldergrove  1 Dec 1940 Raised to independent 'lodger unit' status
Detachment, No 224 Sqn  7 Dec 1940 Began leaving RAF Aldergrove for RAF Leuchars
Detachment, No 233 Sqn  7 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove for operational duties
Detachment, No 224 Sqn 10 Dec 1940 Completed departure from RAF Aldergrove for RAF Leuchars
RAE Detachment 11 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment for flare dropping trials
RAE Detachment 15 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attachment for flare dropping trials and returned to Farnborough
6 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 17 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove at the conclusion of a Trans-Atlantic ferry flight
6 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 28 Dec 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF Speke
3 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 29 Dec 1940 Arrived at RAF Aldergrove at the conclusion of a Trans-Atlantic ferry flight
3 x Hudsons, Trans-Atlantic ferry flight 29 Dec 1940 Departed RAF Aldergrove for RAF Speke
1 Flight, No 272 Sqn 29 Dec 1940 Detached to RAF Limavady for temporary duty

Source - RAF Aldergrove ORB

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