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RAF Topcliffe Personnel and units


Personnel Movements: Sep - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt H J F Hunter  4 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Driffield
Sqn Ldr P H Wilcox  5 Sep 1940 Relinquished command of RAF Topcliffe on posting to RAF Driffield
Gp Capt H J F Hunter  5 Sep 1940 Assumed command of RAF Topcliffe
Fg Off C E Bryant 24 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off F W Balland-Stuart 25 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Defence duties
Plt Off F Whitworth 25 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Defence duties
Plt Off E G Tate 28 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Plt Off N J Bell 28 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting for Equipment duties
Fg Off J H Marks  4 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt
Plt Off S L H Jones 17 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting (A & SD)
Flt Lt E K Brownrigg 28 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting as Station Medical Officer
ASO Bradshaw  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Stanmore
ASO Bostock  5 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting for Administrative duties
Sqn Ldr Hawkins  9 Nov 1940 Posted to HQ No 21 Group
Flt Lt W C P Dale  4 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Station Intelligence Officer
Sqn Ldr F J W Firth  5 Dec 1940 Station Intelligence Officer, posted to HQ No 4 Group for Intelligence Admin duties
Act Flt Lt H A Oconor 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr, wef 9 Dec 1940
Fg Off P G Child 20 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt, wef 12 Sep 1940
Fg Off T W Hay 28 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act Flt Lt

Source - RAF Topcliffe ORB

Unit Movements: Sep - Dec 1940

Unit Date Notes
SHQ, Personnel 4 Sep 1940 Arrived from RAF Driffield
No 77 Sqn  5 Oct 1940 Returned from detachment at RAF Linton-on-Ouse
No 102 Sqn 15 Nov 1940 Returned from detachment

Source - RAF Topcliffe ORB

This page was last updated on 23/09/20

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