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RAF Newton Personnel and units


Personnel Movements: Jun - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt G Y Tyrrell 12 Jun 1940 Assumed command of RAF Newton
Plt Off Sir L Twiston-Davis 12 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Fg Off A A East 13 Jun 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Signals duties
Plt Off D C King 14 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Accountant duties
Plt Off W G Gower 18 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Plt Off W G Gower 18 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt whilst holding the post of Senior Equipment Officer
Plt Off D C King 27 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt whilst holding the post of Senior Accountant Officer
Plt Off P E Burrell 28 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Intelligence duties and attached to RAF Waddington
Act Flt Lt F Evans 28 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Engineer Officer
Flt Lt D M Brown 28 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Medical duties
Plt Off A L S O'Beirne 28 Jun 1940 Arrived on posting for Intelligence duties and attached to RAF Scampton
Plt Off L I Stranger-Jones  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Act Flt Lt R F H Norman  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Operations Room duties
ASO B A Ralphs  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO S Charles  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Codes and Cypher duties
Act Flt Lt F C Staines  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Administrative Officer
Flt Lt R Egerton-Green  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Adjutant
Plt Off K McLaglan  6 Jul 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Messing duties
Plt Off J F Foggo  7 Jul 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Flying Discipline duties
Fg Off N X Sheldrick  8 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Flt Lt H A Bartlett  9 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Operations Room duties
Fg Off H Lyons 10 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Armament Officer
Fg Off J de Laszlo 15 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Maclaren 18 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for Operations duties
WO D C Millard 21 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer i/c MT Section
Plt Off Harris 23 Jul 1940 Arrived on commissioning in the A & SD Branch
Flt Lt D Dewar 30 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ No 1 Group for Meteorological duties
Flt Lt R Egerton-Green  2 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Swinderby for duty as Station Adjutant and attached to RAF Waddington
Fg Off N X Sheldrick  2 Aug 1940 Assistant Adjutant, assumed duties of Station Adjutant
Mr W J Milner  6 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for Meteorological duties
Plt Off R A B Dismore  7 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Swinderby for instruction on CTO duties
ASO E Hockney  8 Aug 1940 Attached for Codes and Cypher duties
Sqn Ldr A W N Tribe  9 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Balloon Command for duty as C of E Chaplain
Plt Off W E Ogle-Skan 12 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Coastal Command to instruct squadrons in GR work
Flt Lt R T F Gates 12 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Coastal Command to instruct squadrons in GR work
Flt Lt D Dewar 16 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 1 Group for Meteorological duties
Mr R F J Vozel 18 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ Bomber Command for Meteorological duties
Fg Off Sir L Twiston-Davis 18 Aug 1940 Station Defence, posted to RAF Cleave for Administrative duties
Plt Off L I Stranger-Jones 18 Aug 1940 Assistant Adjutant, assumed duties of Station Defence Officer
ASO B A Ralphs 19 Aug 1940 Codes and Cypher Officer, attached to RAF Swinderby
Flt Lt McGregor 23 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 1 Group for duty as Station Adjutant
Fg Off N X Sheldrick 23 Aug 1940 Station Adjutant, posted to No 12 Sqn for duty as Sqn Adjutant
Plt Off G W Orrock 23 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
ASO B A Ralphs 26 Aug 1940 Codes and Cypher Officer, ceased to be attached to RAF Swinderby
ASO Goodman  1 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 1 Group for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off W E Anderson  1 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Plt Off A H Fraser  3 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Flt Lt Carr-Birbeck  5 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 1 Group for Gunnery duties
Plt Off Lockwood-Wingate  5 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Plt Off B L Higgins  6 Sep 1940 Arrived for Station Defence duties
Plt Off B L Higgins  8 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Newton for Station Defence duties
Plt Off A Dickinson 12 Sep 1940 Arrived for Station Defence duties
Plt Off K McLaglan 12 Sep 1940 Messing Officer, posted to the Air Ministry, London
Plt Off A H Fraser 13 Sep 1940 Station Defence Officer, detached to RAF Castletown for Gunnery course
ASO M Crawford-Smith 15 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Codes and Cypher duties
Flt Lt Carr-Birbeck 19 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 1 Group for Gunnery duties
AC Gregory 21 Sep 1940 Posted to No 2 Ground Armament School for conversion course
AC Elliott 21 Sep 1940 Posted to No 2 Ground Armament School for conversion course
LAC MacCavera 21 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Manby for demolition course
Flt Lt J E Bonham 25 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Senior Accountant Officer
Fg Off J de Laszlo 26 Sep 1940 Intelligence Officer, posted to Directorate of Allied Air Co-operation
Plt Off L I Stranger-Jones 26 Sep 1940 Station Defence Officer, posted to DAPM, Flying Training Command
Flt Lt J E Bonham 26 Sep 1940 Assumed duties of Senior Accountant Officer
Flt Lt D C King 26 Sep 1940 Relinquished duties of Senior Accountant Officer
ASO L T Davies 27 Sep 1940 Arrived for Codes and Cypher duties
Flt Lt A Haynes 29 Sep 1940 Arrived from HQ No 1 Group for Intelligence duties
ASO M Crawford-Smith 29 Sep 1940 Codes and Cypher Officer, attached to RAF Hucknall
Flt Lt A Haynes  1 Oct 1940 Posted to the station for Intelligence duties
ASO L T Davies  1 Oct 1940 Posted to the station for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off A H Fraser  2 Oct 1940 Station Defence Officer, returned from RAF Castletown on completion of Gunnery course
WO Cope  4 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer i/c MT Section
Flt Lt H Lyons  6 Oct 1940 Station Armament Officer, attached to RAF Feltwell for Wellington course
Plt Off Humphreys  6 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ No 1 Group for administrative instruction
Plt Off J K Lancaster  6 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ No 1 Group for administrative instruction
Plt Off W O Holmes  8 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Messing Officer
Flt Lt H Lyons  9 Oct 1940 Station Armament Officer, ceased to be attached to RAF Feltwell for Wellington course
Flt Lt H A Bartlett 15 Oct 1940 Intelligence Officer, admitted to RAF Hospital, Cosford
Plt Off Humphreys 19 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF School of Administration, Gerrard's Cross
Flt Lt H Lyons 10 Nov 1940 Station Armament Officer, returned from Turret course at Parnall Aircraft, Yate
Flt Lt H A Bartlett 19 Nov 1940 Posted as supernumerary to HQ Bomber Command pending posting to RAF Syerston
Sqn Ldr F C Staines 21 Nov 1940 Station Administrative Officer, posted to No 9 Recruit Centre, RAF Blackpool
Flt Lt McGregor 21 Nov 1940 Station Adjutant, reposted for duty as Station Administrative Officer
Plt Off H W Pryor 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Plt Off W E Anderson 25 Nov 1940 Returned from Rollestone Camp on completion of Anti-Gas course
Flt Lt E E Evans 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Mildenhall for Intelligence duties
Plt Off Senneck 28 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 1 Group for Administrative duties
Flt Lt A Haynes  7 Dec 1940 Proceeded to RAF Intelligence School, Harrow for course of instruction
Flt Lt A A East  8 Dec 1940 Station Signals Officer, proceeded to RAF Yatesbury on Signals course
Fg Off J L Haywood  8 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Finningley for Operations duties
Plt Off J B S Comper  8 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Finningley for Operations duties
Plt Off B L Higgins  8 Dec 1940 Attached to Rollestone Camp for Anti-Gas course
Plt Off A Dickinson  8 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Ronaldsway for Automatic Gun course
Plt Off J K Lancaster 13 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 1 Group for administrative instruction
Flt Lt H A Bartlett 20 Dec 1940 Intelligence Officer, discharged from RAF Hospital, Cosford
Plt Off S D Barbour 20 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting
Flt Lt D M Brown 24 Dec 1940 Medical Officer, attached to HQ No 1 Group
Fg Off J K T Cherry 24 Dec 1940 Medical Officer, attached from RAF Binbrook (Parent Station - RAF Honington)
Flt Lt D M Brown 29 Dec 1940 Medical Officer, ceased to be attached to HQ No 1 Group
Fg Off J K T Cherry 29 Dec 1940 Medical Officer, ceased to be attached from RAF Binbrook

Source - RAF Newton ORB

Unit Movements: Jun - Dec 1940

Unit Date Notes
No 103 Sqn  3 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Honington
No 150 Sqn  3 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Stradishall
No 98 Sqn 25 Jul 1940 Arrived from RAF Gatwick en-route to Iceland
7 x aircraft, No 98 Sqn 31 Jul 1940 Departed for RAF Wick en-route to Iceland
6 x aircraft, No 98 Sqn  4 Aug 1940 Departed from RAF Newton en-route to Iceland
4 x aircraft, No 98 Sqn 16 Aug 1940 Departed from RAF Newton en-route to Iceland

Source - RAF Newton ORB

This page was last updated on 28/08/20

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