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RAF Dyce Personnel and units


Personnel Movements: Oct - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F Crerar 16 Oct 1939 OC, No 612 Sqn, assumed command of the Station
APO G Frain 18 Oct 1939 Returned from Rollestone Camp on completion of Anti-Gas Course
APO D A Sadler 20 Oct 1939 Attached to No 11 EFTS, Perth
APO D J Young 20 Oct 1939 Attached to No 11 EFTS, Perth
APO E Crockett 20 Oct 1939 Attached to No 11 EFTS, Perth
APO J K Raffan 20 Oct 1939 Attached to No 11 EFTS, Perth
Sqn Ldr J Brooker 21 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from RAF Abbotsinch for Operations Room duties
Plt Off F D Lloyd 21 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from RAF Abbotsinch for Operations Room duties
Plt Off Nelson 23 Oct 1939 Departed for London by rail on Special Duty
Fg Off J P S Smythe 26 Oct 1939 Posted to No 233 Sqn, RAF Leuchars
Plt Off P C Hoyle 29 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 Coastal Patrol Flight
APO J K Raffan 26 Oct 1939 Posted to RAF Perth
Plt Off R M Nisbett 28 Oct 1939 Attached to Aeronautical Products Co, Ltd, Leamington Spa for course of instruction
Plt Off C V Volk 28 Oct 1939 Arrived on posting from RAF Cosford for Operations Room duties
Plt Off R M Nisbett  4 Nov 1939 Ceased to be attached to Aeronautical Products Co, Ltd, on completion of course of instruction
Fg Off R B Thomson  4 Nov 1939 Attached to School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Sqn Ldr F Crerar  3 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Wg Cdr, wef 16 Oct 1939
Fg Off G R Thomson  5 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Administrative duties, wef 6 Sep 1939
Flt Lt A M Hardy  6 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting from Felixstowe for duty at AMES Schoolhill
Fg Off G R Thomson 11 Nov 1939 Attached to Gerrard's Cross for Administrative Course
Fg Off A C Hendry 18 Nov 1939 Medical Officer, promoted to Flt Lt, wef 23 Sep 1939
Plt Off R M Johnson 25 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr for duty as Sqn Ldr - Admin/Ops
Plt Off H O Berry 25 Nov 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for duty as Flt Lt - Intelligence
Plt Off J J Stuart 29 Nov 1939 Arrived on posting for Intelligence duties
Plt Off D A Sadler 22 Dec 1939 Ceased to be attached to No 11 EFTS, Perth
Plt Off J K Raffan 22 Dec 1939 Arrived from RAF Perth

Source - RAF Dyce ORB

Unit Movements: Oct - Dec 1939

Unit Date Notes
No 612 Sqn 16 Oct 1939 In situ on formation of SHQ
AMES Portlethen  1 Nov 1939 Placed under the administration of RAF dyce

Source - RAF Dyce ORB

Personnel Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Act Fg Off F A Downes  4 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Leuchars for duty as Signals Officer
Fg Off S A Middleton 14 Jan 1940 Returned from General Reconnaissance Course at RAF Thorney Island
Flt Lt W B E Powell 15 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties
Flt Lt G R Thomson 15 Jan 1940 Posted to No 612 Sqn
Act Fg Off R T Raw 15 Jan 1940 Posted from No 612 Sqn for Narrative duties in the Operations Room
Plt Off R H Mason 17 Jan 1940 Attached for temporary Equipment duties
Fg Off A Robbins 20 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Benson for duty as Station Engineering Officer
Plt Off G H S Webber 23 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting for Operations Room duties
Fg Off J Lowther 23 Jan 1940 Pool Medical Officer, arrived for temporary duty
Sqn Ldr J Brooker 26 Jan 1940 Attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off F D Lloyd 26 Jan 1940 Attached to RAF Kinloss for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off C C Newton-Wade 30 Jan 1940 Arrived on posting for duty at AMES Rosehearty
Sqn Ldr J Brooker  1 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Flt Lt F D Lloyd  1 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Kinloss for temporary Operations duties
Act Fg Off F A Downes  1 Feb 1940 Station Signals Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt
Fg Off S Jones  1 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting for duty at AMES Hillhead
Flt Lt T C Carter  2 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting for duty at AMES Doonie Hill
Act Fg Off R T Raw  4 Feb 1940 Operations Room Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt
Flt Lt F D Lloyd  6 Feb 1940 Attached to RAF Kinloss for temporary Operations duties
Sqn Ldr J Brooker  7 Feb 1940 Attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Act Fg Off C V Volk 11 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 30 Jan 1940
Plt Off D S Meglaughlan 12 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties at AMES Schoolhill
Flt Lt F D Lloyd 15 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Kinloss for temporary Operations duties
Sqn Ldr J Brooker 15 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off J J Stuart 16 Feb 1940 Intelligence Officer, proceeded on Sick Leave
ASO S F Jardine 19 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off G C Burnside 19 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties at AMES Hillhead
Plt Off O Plant 20 Feb 1940 Arrived on posting as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Sqn Ldr J Brooker 21 Feb 1940 Attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Sqn Ldr J Brooker 26 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Lossiemouth for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off R H Mason 29 Feb 1940 Equipment Officer, posted to RAF Wyton
Plt Off A Gregory  1 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Plt Off H L Chadwick  3 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Plt Off S G Hall 11 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Uxbridge for duty as Station Navigation Officer
Plt Off H E Mitchell 13 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting for duty at AMES Doonie Hill
Plt Off C T McDonald 23 Mar 1940 Arrived on posting as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Plt Off T D Cole  3 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 22 EFTS for duty with No 1 CPF
Flt Lt D Mackintosh  3 Apr 1940 Posted to SHQ from No 612 Sqn, wef 16 Oct 1939
Sqn Ldr J Blackwood  5 Apr  1940 Arrived on posting from the Shetlands for Operations Room duties
Sqn Ldr J Brooker  5 Feb 1940 Posted to the Shetlands for Operations duties
Plt Off Langley  6 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from the School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Nash  6 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from the School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Isted  6 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from the School of General Reconnaissance, RAF Thorney Island
Plt Off Hatchwell  6 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from the No 2 SFTS, RAF Brize Norton
Plt Off Rhodes  6 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from the No 2 SFTS, RAF Brize Norton
Plt Off H R Gray  9 Apr 1940 Arrived on attachment from AI 1(K), Air Ministry for duty as Interrogation Officer
Plt Off C Y Macdonald 10 Apr 1940 Attached to HQ No 18 Group for temporary Operations Room duties
Plt Off H C Wynter-Taylor 10 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 10 SFTS, RAF Ternhill
Plt Off A Gregory 12 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ No 2 Group for duty as Camp Commandant
Mr J M Pollick 12 Apr 1940 Arrived form RAF Oban to take charge of the Meteorological Office
Plt Off H R Spencer 13 Apr 1940 Posted from Directorate of Intelligence and attached to HQ Fighter Command
Plt Off J T R Burgess 13 Apr 1940 Posted from No 1 CPF to No 612 Sqn
Plt Off F R Arnold 15 Apr 1940 Attached to CGS, RAF Warmwell for course of instruction
Plt Off G H S Webber 15 Apr 1940 Posted to RAF Shetlands for Administrative duties
Flt Off C Rows 16 Apr 1940 Arrived from HQ No 18 Group for temporary duty
Flt Off C Rows 17 Apr 1940 Departed for RAF Evanton on completion of temporary duty
Plt Off S G Hall 18 Apr 1940 Station Navigation Officer, proceeded to RAF Halton for Medical Board
Fg Off A I McHendrick 19 Apr 1940 Attached from the Medical Training Depot, RAF Halton
Plt Off J Boys-Stone 19 Apr 1940 Attached to RAF Boscombe Down for course in Blind Flying
Plt Off L A Machan 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 11 SFTS, RAF Shawbury
Plt Off L Davies 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 SFTS, RAF Grantham
Plt Off G R Wooll 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 SFTS, RAF Grantham
Plt Off H Jones 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 SFTS, RAF Grantham
Plt Off D Hawkins 20 Apr 1940 Arrived on posting from No 12 SFTS, RAF Grantham
Fg Off J O'Brien 20 Apr 1940 Attached to SHQ Dyce whilst en-route for the Shetlands
Fg Off A I McHendrick 21 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached from the Medical Training Depot, RAF Halton
Fg Off J O'Brien 29 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached to SHQ Dyce on departing for the Shetlands
Plt Off D S Meglaughlan 24 Apr 1940 Posted to RAF Cranwell
Plt Off S G Hall 26 Apr 1940 Station Navigation Officer, Returned from Medical Board at RAF Halton
Plt Off G R Wooll 28 Apr 1940 Attached to Rollestone Camp for Anti-Gas Course
Fg Off A I McHendrick  1 May 1940 Attached from the Medical Training Depot, RAF Halton
Plt Off G A Chapman  3 May 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 60 Group for duty at AMES Doonie Hill
Plt Off G S F Barham  3 May 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 60 Group for duty at AMES Hillhead
Plt Off R T Browne  5 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Penrhos for Air Gunner duties
Plt Off B A Sisson  5 May 1940 Attached to RAF Boscombe Down for No 7 Blind Approach Course
Plt Off G A Chapman  6 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to AMES Doonie Hill
Plt Off G R Wooll 12 May 1940 Ceased to be a ttached to Rollestone Camp on completion of Anti-Gas Course
Sqn Ldr R A Chignall 12 May 1940 Arrived on posting from No 32 Sqn for duty as Fighter Sector Commander and Senior Controller
ASO N J E Newton 13 May 1940 Arrived on posting from AM Codes and Cypher School for Cypher duties
Fg Off A C Guyer 13 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Digby for Fighter Operations Room duties
Plt Off J E Carpenter 13 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Northolt for Fighter Operations Room duties, Sector 'B'
Plt Off F S Davies 15 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 CPF
ASO Cheshire 17 May 1940 Arrived on attachment from RAF Thornaby for Cypher duties
Plt Off J E A Barton 19 May 1940 Arrived on attachment from RAF Turnhouse for duty as Sector Intelligence Officer
Plt Off B A Sisson 20 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Boscombe Down for No 7 Blind Approach Course
Fg Off H M Armstrong 20 May 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Drem for Fighter Operations Room duties
Plt Off J Boys-Stone 22 May 1940 Posted from No 1 CPF to No 612 Sqn
Plt Off O Plant 24 May 1940 Posted to RAF Donibristle for temporary Operations Room duties
Plt Off R T Browne 25 May 1940 Air Gunner, proceeded on attachment to RAF Bircham Newton
Plt Off Davies 25 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 CPF
Plt Off Jackson 25 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 CPF
Plt Off K C Greenacre 25 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 CPF
Plt Off J Winning 25 May 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 1 CPF
Fg Off W D Rawlings 26 May 1940 Arrived on posting from attachment at HQ No 13 Group for Fighter Signals duties
Plt Off J Winning 27 May 1940 No 1 CPF, killed in a flying accident
ASO Cheshire 29 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Thornaby for Cypher duties on posting to HQ Coastal Command
Plt Off J Child  1 Jun 1940 Posted from No 1 CPF to No 612 Sqn
Plt Off F P W Young  1 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Leuchars for duty with AMES School Hill
Plt Off R G Warden  3 Jun 1940 Posted from No 612 Sqn to SHQ for Administrative duties
Plt Off F S Davies  5 Jun 1940 No 1 CPF, posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Flt Lt G Blackwood  5 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from No 6 OTU for duty with Dyce Fighter Sector
Plt Off N M McDougall  6 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for training in Fighter Sector Operations duties
Flt Lt G Blackwood  7 Jun 1940 Posted to No 213 Sqn
Sqn Ldr P H Smith  7 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting from No 213 Sqn for duty with Dyce Fighter Sector
Plt Off P C Hoyle  7 Jun 1940 No 1 Coastal Patrol Flight, posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Plt Off T D Cole 10 Jun 1940 No 1 CPF, posted to Aerial House, The Strand, London
Plt Off G S F Barham 21 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 60 Group on posting to SHQ Dyce for duty at AMES Hillhead
Plt Off K C Greenacre 25 Jun 1940 No 1 CPF, posted to CFS, RAF Upavon
Sqn Ldr J Blackwood 26 Jun  1940 Posted to RAF Leuchars for Operations Room duties
Plt Off H S Cardew  1 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
ASO M M Graham  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off B M Ivison  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from D o I, Air Ministry for Intelligence duties with Fighter Sector
Act Flt Lt G E T O'Kill  7 Jul 1940 Fighter Sector Admin Officer, attached to RAF Northolt for course of instruction
Flt Lt W B E Powell  8 Jul 1940 Adjutant, promoted to Sqn Ldr and reposted for duty as Sqn Ldr - Administrative, wef 3 Jul 1940
Plt Off R G Warden  8 Jul 1940 Assistant Adjutant, promoted to Fg Off and reposted for duty as Adjutant, wef 3 Jul 1940
Fg Off C C K Dagg  8 Jul 1940 Reposted for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Plt Off C S Simpkins 11 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Felixstowe for Equipment duties
Fg Off H W Gill 12 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Oban for temporary Signals duty
Fg Off J M Kerr 12 Jul 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 18 Group for temporary Medical duty
Flt Lt A C Hendry 13 Jul 1940 Medical Officer, attached to RAF Farnham for course of instruction
Flt Lt F A Downes 13 Jul 1940 Signals Officer, attached to RAF Oban on temporary duty
Plt Off M C Kinder 13 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 4 (C) FPP for temporary duty
Fg Off R F Potgieter 14 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty with No 2 Radio Maintenance Unit
Act Wg Cdr F Crerar 15 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act Gp Capt, wef 24 Jun 1940
Act Wg Cdr F Crerar 15 Jul 1940 Relinquished command of No 612 Sqn, wef 24 Jun 1940?
ASO M H Forbes 15 Jul 1940 Attached to RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross for course of instruction
Plt Off S G Hall 15 Jul 1940 Station Navigation Officer, proceeded to RAF Halton for temporary duty
Flt Lt A J Osborn 15 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Signals duty
Plt Off M C Kinder 15 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 4 (C) FPP for temporary duty
Fg Off J R Colquhoun 15 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from No 4 (C) FPP for duty a Adjutant with No 2 RMU
Plt Off M C Kinder 15 Jul 1940 Departed on completion of temporary duty
Flt Lt A C Hendry 17 Jul 1940 Medical Officer, ceased to be attached to RAF Farnham on completion of course of instruction
Fg Off J M Kerr 18 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 18 Group on completion of temporary Medical duty
Plt Off W J Grace 18 Jul 1940 Defence Officer, proceeded to RAF Exeter for course of instruction
Plt Off W J Grace 23 Jul 1940 Defence Officer, returned from RAF Exeter on completion of course of instruction
Fg Off H Hutchison 24 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 60 Group for duty as Medical Officer with No 2 RMU
Plt Off T Wallace 26 Jul 1940 Arrived on attachment for duty at the HSL Base
Flt Lt R W Cummings 27 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Oban for Operations Room duties
ASO M H Forbes 28 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross for course of instruction
Plt Off J E Carpenter 31 Jul 1940 Fighter Sector (Admin), promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 31 May 1940
ASO M Liddle  3 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties at AMES Schoolhill, wef 2 Aug 1940
Plt Off H R G Whates  5 Aug 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 18 Group for Intelligence duties
Fg Off S G Hall  7 Aug 1940 Station Navigation Officer, posted to No 612 Sqn for Flying duties
Plt Off T Wallace  8 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached for duty at the HSL Base on being posted
Gp Capt F Crerar 10 Aug 1940 Proceeded on leave
Wg Cdr J B M Wallis 10 Aug 1940 Assumed temporary command of RAF Dyce
Plt Off H S Cardew 11 Aug 1940 Station Defence Officer, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 5 Aug 1940
ASO Bone 12 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross for course of instruction
Plt Off E W Hutchings 13 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 18 Group for Operations duties
Fg Off H M Armstrong 18 Aug 1940 Operations Room Officer, posted to HQ RAF in Northern Ireland
Gp Capt F Crerar 18 Aug 1940 Returned from leave and resumed command of RAF Dyce
Wg Cdr J B M Wallis 18 Aug 1940 Relinquished temporary command of RAF Dyce
Plt Off R L Mansbridge 21 Aug 1940 Arrived on posted from RAF Bircham Newton for Accountant duties
Fg Off A Hewitt 24 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Armament Officer
Plt Off R M Kilgour 26 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Plt Off J J Mackenie  1 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from No 99 Sqn for duty as Catering Officer, wef 31 Aug 1940
Plt Off C Y Macdonald  1 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 18 Group for Operations Room duties, wef 27 Aug 1940
Plt Off H L Chadwick  1 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 18 Group for Operations Room duties
Flt Lt F D Lloyd  1 Sep 1940 Attached to HQ No 18 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off J M S Adams  2 Sep 1939 Arrived on posting from RAF Kenley for duty as AMES Rosehearty
Fg Off R D Mackay  3 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Leuchars for Marine Craft duties, wef 23 May 1940
Flt Lt F D Lloyd  9 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 18 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off J T Raffan  9 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Silloth
Plt Off H M Widdicombe 14 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting to fill GR and SN vacancy in the Operations Room, wef 16 Sep 1940
Plt Off E S N Faure 14 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 13 Group for Fighter Sector Intelligence duties
Plt Off R J Smaile 17 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Silloth pending posting
Plt Off E Farrelly 17 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Mount Batten for Equipment duties with No 2 RMU
Fg Off Philoung 17 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF St Athan for duty with No 2 RMU
Plt Off R J Smaile 18 Sep 1940 Posted to No 608 Sqn, RAF Thornaby
Fg Off J R Hawkes 20 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Wick
Act Gp Capt F Crerar 25 Sep 1940 Promoted to Temp Wg Cdr, wef 1 Sep 1940
Flt Lt H E Mitchell 25 Sep 1940 Promoted to Temp Sqn Ldr, wef 1 Sep 1940
Sqn Ldr H E Mitchell 27 Sep 1940 Posted to No 25 Sqn to command
Plt Off B M Ivison  4 Jul 1940 Fg Off - Intelligence Fighter Sector, promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 26 Aug 1940
Plt Off A M Wallace  2 Oct 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off A M Wills  3 Oct 1940 Returned to HQ No 14 Group on completion of temporary duty
Flt Lt H V Hopkins  3 Oct 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh for temporary duty
Plt Off V Ricketts  3 Oct 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh for temporary duty
Plt Off F N Thomson  3 Oct 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh for temporary duty
Plt Off V Ricketts  4 Oct 1940 Retuned to RAF Sumburgh on completion of temporary duty
Plt Off F N Thomson  4 Oct 1940 Retuned to RAF Sumburgh on completion of temporary duty
Flt Lt J R R Jenkins  3 Oct 1940 Arrived from HQ No 18 Group for temporary duty
Wg Cdr R A Chignall  6 Oct 1940 Fighter Sector Commander and Senior Controller, posted to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off O Plant  8 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Speke for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Fg Off A Hewitt  8 Oct 1940 Armament Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 1 Oct 1940
Plt Off A M Lucas  8 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Silloth
Sqn Ldr W A Richadson  8 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Turnhouse for duty with Fighter Sector
Plt Off A M Wallace  9 Oct 1940 Returned to HQ No 14 Group
Flt Lt J R R Jenkins  9 Oct 1940 Returned to HQ No 18 Group on completion of temporary duty
Fg Off H J Thomas  9 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef  1 Aug 1940
Fg Off H R Gray 11 Oct 1940 Interrogation Officer, attached to Hawkhurst
AC1 P M Dunn 13 Oct 1940 Died from injuries
Fg Off C C K Dagg 13 Oct 1940 Posted to No 1 RAF Depot, wef 10 Oct 1940
Lt Col Lord Rowallan 14 Oct 1940 Appointed Local Defence Commander and Technical Adviser, RAF Dyce
Plt Off G E Douglas 15 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Coastal Command for SN duties in the Operations Room
Fg Off R G Warden 16 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt to fill vacancy as Station Adjutant
Sqn Ldr C V Volk 16 Oct 1940 posted to RAF Sullom Voe
Plt Off A M Wallace 17 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for temporary duty
Flt Lt L D Cooper 22 Oct 1940 Attached from D of I for temporary Intelligence duties, wef 17 Oct 1940
Fg Off H R Gray 22 Oct 1940 Posted to AI 1(K) for duty at Army Cage, Hawkhurst on cessation of attachment, wef 14 Oct 1940
Lt Col Lord Rowallan 23 Oct 1940 Arrived to take over duties of Local Defence Commander and Technical Adviser, RAF Dyce
Plt Off R T Lund 23 Oct 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ Coastal Command for temporary Intelligence duties
Plt Off N M McDougall 26 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Fg Off, wef 1 Oct 1940
Flt Lt H O Berry 26 Oct 1940 Flt Lt - Intelligence, attached to RAF Harrow
ASO S J Jardine 26 Oct 1940 Departed for Reading to attend course at the WAAF Officers' Disciplinary School
Sqn Ldr W A Richadson 28 Oct 1940 Assumed command of Dyce Fighter Sector HQ
Sqn Ldr P H Smith 28 Oct 1940 Relinquished command of Dyce Fighter Sector HQ
Plt Off H R G Whates  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Lerwick
Plt Off G S P Cook  2 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Accountant duties
ASO S J Jardine  5 Nov 1940 Returned from Reading on completion of course at the WAAF Officers' Disciplinary School
Sqn Ldr P H Smith  5 Nov 1940 Posted to No 5 OTU, RAF Aston Down
Plt Off S Hargreave  7 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 18 Group for Photographic duties
Sqn Ldr V H Tompkins  7 Nov 1940 Arrived from HQ No 18 Group for Medical duties
Sqn Ldr V H Tompkins  9 Nov 1940 Returned to HQ No 18 Group
Plt Off J M Ross 12 Nov 1940 Appointed for duty as Defence Officer but to be posted after training, wef 8 Dec 1940
Act Fg Off H S Cardew 13 Nov 1940 Station Defence Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 5 Nov 1940
Fg Off W E Hunt 14 Nov 1940 Posted to No 605 Sqn for duty as Adjutant, wef 15 Nov 1940
Plt Off R T Lund 16 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ Coastal Command on attachment to RAF Hooton Park
Flt Lt A Taylor 19 Nov 1940 PRU, Heston, arrived for temporary duty from RAF Wick
Flt Lt A Taylor 20 Nov 1940 PRU, Heston, departed on completion of temporary duty
Flt Lt M G L Foster 22 Nov 1940 Attached from No 502 Sqn for temporary duty from RAF Kinloss
Fg Off G Crawford 22 Nov 1940 Attached from No 502 Sqn for temporary duty from RAF Kinloss
Flt Lt M G L Foster 23 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 502 Sqn for temporary duty from RAF Kinloss
Act Flt Lt R W Cummings 23 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr, wef 21 Oct 1940 to fill vacancy of Sqn Ldr - Operations Room
Fg Off J M Kerr 24 Nov 1940 Pool Medical Officer, ceased to be attached on proceeding to RAF Leuchars
Flt Lt A C Hendry 25 Nov 1940 Medical Officer, ceased to be attached to HQ No 18 Group
Plt Off J J Stuart 26 Nov1940 Intelligence Officer, attached to HQ Coastal Command
Fg Off A Hewitt 26 Nov 1940 Attached to Parnells Ltd, Yate on instructional duties
ASO N J E Newton 26 Nov 1940 Proceeded to RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross for course
Fg Off G Crawford 27 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 502 Sqn for temporary duty
Fg Off A B Peters 27 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ No 18 Group for temporary duty from RAF Kinloss
ASO Emmerson 28 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross
Fg Off A B Peters 28 Nov 1940 Departed for RAF Montrose on ceasing to be sttached from HQ No 18 Group for temporary duty
Plt Off E Fraser 29 Nov 1940 Arrived from No 24 Sqn, RAF Hendon for temporary duty
Plt Off H D Wing 29 Nov 1940 Arrived from RAF Montrose for temporary duty
Plt Off E Fraser 30 Nov 1940 Departed on completion of temporary duty
ASO P S Clark 30 Nov 1940 Posted to HQ No 34 Group
Act Fg Off H L Chadwick 30 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 22 Nov 1940
Fg Off A Hewitt  2 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to Parnells Ltd, Yate for instructional duties
Fg Off Simpson  3 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from No 608 Sqn, RAF Thornaby
Flt Lt Bocock  4 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Bircham Newton
Plt Lt McNeal  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from HQ No 14 Group for Intelligence duties with Fighter Sector, Dyce
Plt Off Duke-Woolley  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from No 608 Sqn, RAF Thornaby
Plt Off Sharman  7 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Flt Lt B A Sisson  8 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Stornoway
Plt Off V D Emms  8 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Weeton on completion of Parachute course
Plt Off J M Ross  8 Dec 1940 Arrived from Rollestone for duty as Assistant Station Defence Officer
Plt Off Wright  9 Dec 1940 Arrived from RAF Leuchars to conduct Local Trade Test Board for Motor Boat Crews
Plt Off Wright 10 Dec 1940 Departed for RAF Invergordon on completion of Local Trade Test Board for Motor Boat Crews
Plt Off J G Browning 10 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from RAF Sullom Vow for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Barrett 11 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from the Air Ministry for temporary Engineering duties
Plt Off H D Wing 12 Dec 1940 Arrived from RAF Montrose for Education duty
ASO B E Plummer 14 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross for Administrative duties
Fg Off G Crawford 14 Dec 1940 Attached from No 502 Sqn for temporary duty from RAF Kinloss
Plt Off R M Kilgour 15 Dec 1940 Assistant Adjutant, detached to RAF Loughborough
Flt Lt A C Hendry 16 Dec 1940 Medical Officer, promoted to Act Sqn Ldr, wef 1 Nov 1940
Plt Off Lord 23 Dec 1940 Ceased to attached from No 231 Sqn on cessation of temporary duty
Lt Hopkins RA 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Turnhouse for Operations Room duties
Plt Off Morris 23 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Plt Off Warren 24 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Plt Off Morris 25 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Plt Off Brown 25 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Plt Off Atkinson 25 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 248 Sqn, RAF Sumburgh
Plt Off H D Wing 26 Dec 1940 Arrived from RAF Montrose for Educational duty
Plt Off H R G Whates 27 Dec 1940 Arrived from RAF Sullom Voe for temporary duty
2 Lt Turner 27 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Turnhouse for Operations Room duties
2 Lt Faulkner 27 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Turnhouse for Operations Room duties
Plt Off H D Wing 27 Dec 1940 Departed for RAF Montrose on completion of Educational duty
Plt Off McQueen 29 Dec 1940 Arrived on attachment from No 608 Sqn, RAF Thornaby

Some of the movements in the Dyce ORB, probably refer to personnel posted to No 612 Sqn.

Source - RAF Dyce ORB

Unit Movements: Jan - Dec 1940

Unit Date Notes
7 x aircraft, No 603 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Arrived for duty
HQ, No 603 Sqn 13 Mar 1940 Arrived and attached to SHQ RAF Dyce, wef 17 Jan 1940
Meteorological Office 13 Apr 1940 Opened
No 603 Sqn 16 Apr 1940 Departed for RAF Drem
No 602 Sqn 16 Apr 1940 Arrived from RAF Drem
1 x Flight, No 248 Sqn 23 May 1940 Arrived from RAF Gosport
Fighter Sector Dyce 23 May 1940 Opened
HSL 106 23 May 1940 Arrived at Aberdeen and attached to RAF Dyce
No 602 Sqn 28 May 1940 Departed for RAF Drem
No 1 Coastal Patrol Flight 28 May 1940 Disbanded
'A' Flight, No 603 Sqn 30 Jun 1940 Arrived from RAF Turnhouse on attachment for operational duties
6 x aircraft, No 605  Sqn 10 Jul 1940 Arrived
6 x aircraft, No 605  Sqn 12 Jul 1940 Departed for Leuchars
6 x aircraft, No 248 Sqn 20 Jul 1940 Departed for RAF Sumburgh
Advance Party, No 254 Sqn 22 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh
6 x aircraft, No 248 Sqn 23 Jul 1940 Departed for RAF Sumburgh
6 x aircraft, No 254 Sqn 23 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh
4 x aircraft, No 254 Sqn 27 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Sumburgh
4 x aircraft, No 248 Sqn 28 Jul 1940 Departed for RAF Sumburgh
6 x aircraft, No 154 Sqn  3 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Prestwick
Remaining aircraft, No 248 Sqn  3 Aug 1940 Departed for RAF Sumburgh
'B' Flight, No 612 Sqn  5 Aug 1940 Detached to RAF Stornoway
'A' Flight, No 603 Sqn 23 Aug 1940 Returned to RAF Turnhouse on ceasing to be attached for operational duties
'A' Flight, No 141 Sqn 23 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Turnhouse on attachment for operational duties
'HQ Flight, No 141 Sqn 24 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Turnhouse on attachment
1 x Flight, No 141 Sqn 30 Aug 1940 Moved to RAF Turnhouse
1 x Flight, No 145 Sqn 30 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Turnhouse on attachment for operational duties
1 x Flight, No 3 Sqn  9 Oct 1940 Arrived
No 111 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Arrived from RAF Drem
1 x Flight, No 3 Sqn 12 Oct 1940 Departed for RAF Castletown
'B' Flight, No 612 Sqn  4 Dec 1940 Returned from RAF Stornoway

Source - RAF Dyce ORB

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