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RAF Southend Personnel and units


Personnel Movements: Oct - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr B E Embry 28 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer Commanding
Fg Off E Dodd 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Hornchurch for Administrative duties
Fg Off A Cairnie 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Hornchurch for Administrative duties
Flt Lt W H A Monckton 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Hornchurch for Intelligence duties
Plt Off E Thursfield 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Hornchurch for Ground Defence duties
Fg Off R L G Hobbs 28 Oct 1940 Appointed Station Medical Officer
Flt Lt W H A Monckton  7 Nov 1940 Posted from RAF Hornchurch for Intelligence duties
Plt Off A D Rutherford-Jones  7 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Fg Off D Edwards 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Engineering duties
Act Sqn Ldr H P Pleasance 12 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Engineering duties
Fg Off D Edwards 14 Nov 1940 Station Engineering Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt
Sqn Ldr A T D Sanders 15 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Operations duties
Fg Off K L S Nobbs 15 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Medical duties
Fg Off R Cargill 15 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Medical duties
Act Flt Lt E Dodd 15 Nov 1940 Posted from RAF Hornchurch for duty as Station Adjutant
Plt Off A D Rutherford-Jones 19 Nov 1940 Equipment Officer, promoted to Fg Off
Plt Off C H B Bassett 22 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Accountant duties
Sqn Ldr A T D Sanders 23 Nov 1940 Operations Officer, posted to No 264 Sqn for flying duties
APO E M Friend 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Plt Off J S Wood 25 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Codes and Cypher duties, promoted to Fg Off, wef Sep 1940
Plt Off T T Frost 28 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Accountant duties, wef 18 Nov 1940
Plt Off T T Frost 28 Nov 1940 Senior Accountant Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off C F Colyer 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties with R and R Section
Plt Off B Hale 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Plt Off T J Moffatt 29 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Act Flt Lt E Thursfield  1 Dec 1940 Posted from RAF Hornchurch for Ground Defence duties
Wg Cdr B E Embry  6 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ, No 12 Group
Plt Off A L Clow  6 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Plt Off A L Clow 16 Dec 1940 Assistant Adjutant, posted to No 66 Sqn
Flt Lt A Cairnie 20 Dec 1940 Attached to Officers' School, Loughborough
Plt Off J McCubbin 21 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for Station Defence duties
Plt Off T J Moffatt 23 Dec 1940 Attached to Anti-Gas School, Rollestone Camp for course
Plt Off B C Sparrowe 27 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Assistant Adjutant
Wg Cdr J M Thompson 27 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of RAF Southend

Source - RAF Southend ORB

Unit Movements: Oct - Dec 19406

Unit Date Notes
'A' Flight, No 264 Sqn 29 Oct 1940 Arrived from RAF Martlesham Heath
'B' Flight, No 264 Sqn 29 Oct 1940 Arrived from Luton
No 264 Sqn 27 Nov 1940 Moved to RAF Debden
No 603 Sqn 27 Nov 1940 Arrived from RAF Hornchurch
No 611 Sqn 13 Dec 1940 Arrived from RAF Digby
No 603 Sqn 13 Dec 1940 Moved to RAF Drem

Source - RAF Southend ORB

This page was last updated on 04/09/20

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