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RAF Ringway Personnel and units


Personnel Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Blackford  1 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from the Air Ministry and assumed command of RAF Ringway
Act Flt Lt C R Beaston  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Station Adjutant
Act Flt Lt W F Scrivener  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Station Engineer Officer
Act Flt Lt J C Forbes  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Station Equipment Officer
Act Flt Lt L Royle  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Station Accountant Officer
Fg Off P A Gimson  1 Jul 1940 Assumed duties of Station Medical Officer
Plt Off P Burnard  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Plt Off R F Pearson  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 6 AACU for duty as Station Defence Officer
ASO Craig  1 Jul 1940 Attached from No 110 Wing for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO Hime  2 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Farnborough to command WAAF Detachment
Plt Off G McMinn  3 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting as supernumerary from RAF Uxbridge for Signals duties
Flt Lt C W R Hodges  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Hendon for duty with the Central Landing School
Sqn Ldr J E Benham  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Chigwell for duty with the Central Landing School
Flt Lt B Romanoff  4 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Hendon for duty with the Central Landing School
Act Flt Lt C R Beaston  6 Jul 1940 Station Adjutant, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
Act Flt Lt J C Forbes  6 Jul 1940 Station Equipment Officer, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
Act Flt Lt L Royle  6 Jul 1940 Station Accountant Officer, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
Plt Off P Burnard  6 Jul 1940 Assistant Adjutant, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
Plt Off R F Pearson  6 Jul 1940 Station Defence Officer, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
Act Flt Lt W F Scrivener  8 Jul 1940 Station Engineer Officer, posted to SHQ from No 6 AACU
45 x Airmen 11 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Blackpool for Station Defence duties
Fg Off Klein 12 Jul 1940 Arrived on attachment for Medical duties
Plt Off R F Pearson 15 Jul 1940 Station Defence Officer, proceeded to RAF Uxbridge pending posting overseas
Plt Off Rogers 16 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 110 Wing for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off Franklin 16 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ No 110 Wing for Codes and Cypher duties
23 x Airmen 19 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Wilmslow
6 x Airmen 29 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Blackpool for Station Defence duties
8 x Airmen 31 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Blackpool for Station Defence duties
Fg Off Agelasto  6 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from HQ RAFNI for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off Davis  7 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Sutton Bridge for duty with the Central Landing School
Plt Off Fender  8 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from Christchurch for duty (Gliders) with the Central Landing School
Plt Off Davie  8 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from Christchurch for duty (Gliders) with the Central Landing School
Plt Off G McMinn 15 Aug 1940 Supernumerary Signals Officer, posted to HQ No 30 Group
Fg Off Waller 17 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Penrhos for duty with the Central Landing School
Plt Off Crossley 19 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Farnborough for Station Defence duties
Act Flt Lt C R Beaston 19 Aug 1940 Station Adjutant, promoted to Act Sqn Ldr for duty as Sqn Ldr - Administrative
Plt Off D Newton 24 Aug 1940 Arrived on commissioning for Signals duties
Plt Off Ewart  8 Sep 1940 Arrived in posting from RAF Prestwick for duty with the Central Landing School
Plt Off E Ramsden  9 Sep 1940 Arrived in posting from RAF Morecombe for Administrative duties
Gp Capt L G Harvey 19 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting to command the Central Landing Establishment
Wg Cdr Buxton 21 Sep 1940 Arrived in posting from RAF Henlow for duty with the Central Landing Establishment
Fg Off Phillips 23 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Halton for Medical duties
Plt Off Hester 27 Sep 1940 Arrived in posting for Administrative duties with No 6 AACU
Fg Off Kronfeld  3 Oct 1940 Arrived in posting from RAF Perth for duty with the Central Landing Establishment
Plt Off Stansell  3 Oct 1940 Arrived in posting from the Air Ministry for duty with the Central Landing Establishment
Sqn Ldr Newnham  4 Oct 1940 Arrived in posting from the Air Ministry for Administrative duty with the CLE
Fg Off Wilkinson  7 Oct 1940 Arrived in posting from No 7 EFTS for duty with the Central Landing Establishment
Plt Off G T Smith 11 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from Grange-over-Sands for Accountant duties
Plt Off Pitkethly 24 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Andover
ASO Teale 27 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Cardiff
ASO Marsh 27 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Reading
Plt Off Hire 31 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for special duty
Sqn Ldr Richards  1 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from No 38 MU, RAF Llandow
Fg Off Davies  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Andover
Plt Off Lucas  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF St Athan
Plt Off Ward  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Silloth
Plt Off Beveridge  6 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Loughborough
Plt Off Wooldridge  7 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Renfrew
Flt Lt Claxton  9 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Henlow
Plt Off A C Reid 11 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from the Air Ministry
Fg Off Greer 15 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Halton for Medical duties
Fg Off Richardson 17 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from AMES Dry Tree
Plt Off Cussons 22 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Upavon
Plt Off Maufe 24 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Upavon
Fg Off F T Gardiner 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Acklington
Plt Off Watson 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Farnborough
Flt Lt Copeman  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Grangemouth
Plt Off J H Smith  8 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Carew Cheriton
Plt Off D F Greig  9 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Sywell
Fg Off H P Holmes 15 Dec 1940 Arrived in posting from RAF Cranfield for duty with the Central Landing Establishment
Fg Off Hounsell 18 Dec 1940 Arrived in posting from Embarkation Office, Liverpool

Source - RAF Ringway ORB

Unit Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Unit Date Notes
No 6 AACU  1 Jul 1940 In situ on formation of SHQ RAF Ringway
Central Landing School  1 Jul 1940 In process of forming on formation of SHQ RAF Ringway
Detachment, No 253 Sqn 11 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Detachment, No 253 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Advance Party, No 264 Sqn  4 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Air Party, No 264 Sqn (1 Flight)  5 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Detachment, No 264 Sqn 12 Aug 1940 Returned to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
'A' Flight, No 222 Sqn 12 Aug 1940 Arrived from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
'A' Flight, No 222 Sqn 19 Aug 1940 Returned to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
1 x Flight, No 64 Sqn  3 Sep 1940 Arrived from RAF Leconfield
Central Landing School 18 Sep 1940 Redesignated Central Landing Establishment
1 x Flight, No 64 Sqn 28 Sep 1940 Returned to RAF Leconfield
1 x Flight, No 616 Sqn 30 Sep 1940 Arrived from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
1 x Flight, No 616 Sqn  5 Oct 1940 Returned to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey

Source - RAF Ringway ORB

This page was last updated on 02/09/20

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