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No 133 Airfield/Wing Personnel, units and locations


It was formed at Heston as No 133 Airfield Headquarters (Polish) on 1 November 1943 by redesignating No 1 Polish Wing in No 18 Wing with Nos 306 and 315 Squadrons.  It moved to Coolham on1 April 1944 and was redesignated No 133 Wing on 12 May 1944, now in No 18 Sector, No 84 Group, 2nd TAF. However, on 3 July it was loaned to No 11 Group for duty in connection with Anti-Diver operations but on 23 December was transferred to the control of Fighter Command and disbanded on 7 August 1945. 

Personnel Movements 1943

Rank Name

Date

Notes
Flt Lt Jedrzewski  1 Nov 1943 Posted in as supernumerary for Duty Pilot duties
Fg Off Mikolajozyk  3 Nov 1943 Posted in as supernumerary for Engineer duties
Flt Lt Jarzebinski  3 Nov 1943 Posted in as supernumerary for Defence duties
Flt Lt Weber  9 Nov 1943 Posted in for duty as Adjutant
Flt Lt Jarzabek  9 Nov 1943 Reposted as supernumerary from Adjutant to A&SD duties
Fg Off Allen 15 Nov 1943 Posted in from HQ 2nd TAF for Catering duties
Sqn Ldr Wedzianski 19 Nov 1943 Engineering Officer, posted out
Sqn Ldr Malinewski 19 Nov 1943 Posted in for duty as Engineering Officer
Flt Lt Kelaszynski 19 Nov 1943 MT Officer, posted out
Flt Lt T Seeman 19 Nov 1943 Posted in for duty as MT Officer
Wg Cdr T Nowierski 21 Nov 1943 Proceeded to Largs to attend Combined Operations Course
Flt Lt Krupski 21 Nov 1943 Proceeded to Largs to attend Combined Operations Course
Sqn Ldr Miller 21 Nov 1943 Assumed temporary command of No 133 Airfield
Fg Off Piezel 25 Nov 1943 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Wg Cdr T Nowierski 28 Nov 1943 Returned from Largs on completion of Combined Operations Course
Flt Lt Krupski 28 Nov 1943 Returned from Largs on completion of Combined Operations Course
Sqn Ldr Miller 28 Nov 1943 Relinquished temporary command of No 133 Airfield
Sqn Ldr Miller 1 Dec 1943 Detached for an Administrative Course (4 weeks)
Plt Off Brodie  3 Dec 1943 Posted in for duty as Accountant Officer
Fg Off Knight  4 Dec 1943 Posted out
Fg Off Edwards 10 Dec 1943 Posted in for duty as Assistant Equipment Officer
Plt Off Wade 18 Dec 1943 Attached for duty with No 5084 (C) MSU

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

Unit Composition and Movements 1943

Unit Date Notes
No 308 Sqn  1 Nov 1943 Taken over on formation
No 306 Sqn  1 Nov 1943 Taken over on formation
No 308 Sqn 12 Nov 1943 Left No 133 Airfield on moving to RAF Northolt
No 315 Sqn 13 Nov 1943 Joined No 133 Airfield from RAF Ballyhalbert
No 6116 Light Warning Set 16 Nov 1943 Arrived to join No 133 Wing
No 5084 (C) MSU  7 Dec 1943 Arrived to join No 133 Wing

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

Personnel Movements 1944

Rank Name

Date

Notes
Flt Lt Weber  3 Jan 1944 Adjutant, detached for course of instruction (28 days)
Fg Off Lubienski  3 Jan 1944 Assumed the duties of Adjutant
Fg Off Biderman  7 Jan 1944 Posted in for duty
Plt Off Wade 10 Jan 1944 Ceased to be attached for duty with No 5084 (C) MSU
Fg Off Edwards 21 Jan 1944 Posted out
Fg Off Ashford 22 Jan 1944 Posted in for duty
Wg Cdr Hale  1 Feb 1944 Posed in for duty as Airfield Defence Officer
Flt Lt Weber  3 Feb 1944 Returned on completion of course of instruction and resumed duties of Adjutant
Fg Off Lubienski  3 Feb 1944 Relinquished the duties of Adjutant
Capt Graves  6 Feb 1944 Royal Artillery, attached for duty as Air Liaison Officer
Plt Off Grabowski 11 Feb 1944 Posted in for duty as Ground Defence Officer
Plt Off Tomczyk 12 Feb 1944 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Fg Off Gibbon 14 Feb 1944 Posted in for duty as Gas and Fire-Fighting Officer
Fg Off Piezel 14 Feb 1944 Intelligence Officer, posted out
Fg Off Kolakowski 16 Feb 1944 Posted in for Flying Control duties
Flt Lt Perzanowski 20 Feb 1944 Officer i/c Signals Section, posted out
Fg Off Biderman 20 Feb 1944 Appointed Officer i/c Signals Section
Plt Off Pawluk  7 Mar 1944 Posted in as supernumerary for Engineer duties
Fg Off Fathers 21 Mar 1944 Posted in for Flying Control duties
AC1 I A Swiatczak  3 Apr 1944 Killed in a road accident
Flt Lt Gatowski  7 Apr 1944 Posted in for duty as OC, Repair & Inspection Sqn
Wg Cdr S F Skalski  7 Apr 1944 Posted in as supernumerary for duty as Wg Cdr - Flying
Wg Cdr J Kowalski  8 Apr 1944 Posted out on relinquishing duties of Wg Cdr - Flying
Wg Cdr S F Skalski  8 Apr 1944 Assumed duties of Wg Cdr - Flying
Flt Lt Krupski  9 Apr 1944 Posted out
Fg Off Wilkinson 10 Apr 1944 Posted in as supernumerary for Intelligence duties
Fg Off Mikolajozak  2 May 1944 Reposted for duty as Officer i/c Duty Servicing Sqns
Flt Lt Pulczynski  2 May 1944 Reposted for duty as Officer i/c Repair & Inspection Sqn
Plt Off Pawluk  2 May 1944 Reposted for duty as Officer i/c No 6129 Serving Echelon
Fg Off Droust  2 May 1944 Reposted for duty as Officer i/c No 6315 Serving Echelon
Fg Off Szoblik  2 May 1944 Posted to No 131 Airfield for Intelligence duties
Fg Off Szminda  4 May 1944 Posted in from No 63 MU for duty as Technical Adjutant
Fg Off Liber  4 May 1944 Posted in from No 63 MU for duty as Officer i/c No 6306 Serving Echelon
Fg Off Kowalski  6 May 1944 Posted to No 319 Sqn
Flt Lt Gatowski 14 May 1944 Posted to HQ No 18 Wing
Fg Off Fathers  5 Jun 1944 Flying Control Officer, posted out
Fg Off Oderbols  5 Jun 1944 Posted in for Flying Control duties
Capt Mallysko 11 Jun 1944 Posted to Sector HQ for Air Liaison duties
Capt Rate 11 Jun 1944 Posted in for Air Liaison duties
Capt Wyskinski 11 Jun 1944 Posted in for Air Liaison duties
Fg Off Strechman 13 Jun 1944 Posted out
Fg Off Suss 13 Jun 1944 Reposted within unit for Electrical Engineer duties (Flt Lt post)
Flt Lt Zbrozek 16 Jun 1944 Attached for Public Relations duties
Fg Off Mielec 16 Jun 1944 Attached for Photo-Journalist duties
Plt Off Clark 18 Jun 1944 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Brozek 20 Jun 1944 Polish Regional Security Officer, attached to No 133 Wing
Fg Off Piasecki 27 Jun 1944 Posted to No 131 Wing
Fg Off Wojcik 27 Jun 1944 Posted in for MT duties
Flt Lt Mikolajozak 12 Jul 1944 Seriously injured in a road accident (fracture of leg)
Flt Lt Greenaway 12 Jul 1944 Posted in for duty as Catering Officer
Flt Lt Brozek 15 Jul 1944 Polish Regional Security Officer, ceased to be attached to No 133 Wing
Flt Lt Allen 16 Jul 1944 Catering Officer, posted out
Capt Fleming 20 Jul 1944 Ceased to be attached for Air Liaison duties
Capt Anderson 20 Jul 1944 Highland Light Infantry attached for Air Liaison duties
Lt Aiken 22 Jul 1944 Royal Signals Corps attached
Wg Cdr Zumbach 23 Jul 1944 Attached
Fg Off Zebryzynski 25 Jul 1944 Posted in for Interpreter duties
Flt Lt Klynarski 26 Jul 1944 Posted in to replace Flt Lt Mikolajozak
Flt Lt Zbrozek 29 Jul 1944 Ceased to be attached for Public Relations duties
Fg Off Laska 30 Jul 1944 Posted in for Interpreter duties
Fg Off Brodie 31 Jul 1944 Accountant Officer, posted out
Fg Off Milton 31 Jul 1944 Posted in for duty as Accountant Officer
Flt Lt Potocki  1 Aug 1944 Posted in for duty as Operations Officer
Fg Off Turek  1 Aug 1944 Posted in for duty as Operations Officer
Plt Off Grabowski  3 Aug 1944 Ground Defence Officer, posted to PAF Depot, Blackpool
Capt Anderson  5 Aug 1944 Returned to No 133 Wing from an attachment
Flt Lt T Kulka  8 Aug 1944 Ceased to be attached for Engineer duties
Flt Lt E Stocka 14 Aug 1944 Attached for duty as Wing Dental Officer
Act Wg Cdr Witorzenc 16 Aug 1944 Attached for Flying duties
Capt R J P Keswick 18 Aug 1944 Attached for Air Liaison duties
Flt Lt Burrows  4 Sep 1944 Posted to No 131 Wing
Flt Lt Kaczmarek  6 Sep 1944 Posted to No 84 GSU
Flt Lt Palezynski 28 Sep 1944 Posted to PAF Depot, Blackpool
Flt Lt Pokrzywinicki  4 Oct 1944 Posted in for duty
Sqn Ldr Szlazak  7 Oct 1944 Posted in for duty

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

Unit Composition and Movements 1944

Unit Date Notes
462 Air Liaison Section (Army) 17 Jan 1944 Arrived on attachment to No 133 Wing
No 5062 (J) MSU  9 Feb 1944 Arrived to join No 133 Wing
No 5090 (Polish) (C) MSU 28 Feb 1944 Arrived to join No 133 Wing
No 5084 (C) MSU  4 Mar 1944 Ceased to be attached to No 133 Wing
1 x Section, 104 Beach Unit 14 Mar 1944 Attached for temporary duty
No 306 Sqn 15 Mar 1944 Detached to RAF Llanbedr to participate in a exercise
No 306 Sqn 20 Mar 1944 Returned from RAF Llanbedr on completion of exercise
No 315 Sqn 21 Mar 1944 Detached to RAF Llanbedr to participate in a exercise
No 315 Sqn 29 Mar 1944 Returned from RAF Llanbedr on completion of exercise
Recce Party, No 133 Airfield 30 Mar 1944 Moved from RAF Heston to Coolham ALG
Advance Party, No 133 Airfield 31 Mar 1944 Moved from RAF Heston to Coolham ALG
Main Party, No 133 Airfield  1 Apr 1944 Moved from RAF Heston to Coolham ALG
Air Party, No 133 Airfield (Nos 306 and 315 Sqns)  1 Apr 1944 Moved from RAF Heston to Coolham ALG
No 129 Sqn  2 Apr 1944 Arrived from RAF Llanbder on joining No 133 Airfield
No 16 ALG Signals 16 Apr 1944 Arrived on attachment to No 133 Airfield
No 133 Airfield 12 May 1944 Redesignated No 133 Wing
Recce Party, No 133 Wing 21 Jun 1944 Moved from Coolham ALG to Holmsley South
'A' Party, No 133 Wing 22 Jun 1944 Moved from Coolham ALG to Holmsley South
'B' Party, No 133 Wing 22 Jun 1944 Moved from Coolham ALG to Holmsley South
Recce Party, No 133 Wing 25 Jun 1944 Moved from RAF Holmsley South to RAF Ford
'A' Party, No 133 Wing 25 Jun 1944 Moved from RAF Holmsley South to RAF Ford
'B' Party, No 133 Wing 26 Jun 1944 Moved from RAF Holmsley South to RAF Ford
Recce Party, No 133 Wing  8 Jul 1944 Moved from RAF Ford to Brenzett ALG
'A' Party, No 133 Wing  9 Jul 1944 Moved from RAF Ford to Brenzett ALG
'B' Party, No 133 Wing  10 Jul 1944 Moved from RAF Ford to Brenzett ALG
No 133 Wing 10 Oct 1944 Moved from Brenzett ALG to RAF Andrews Field
No 315 Sqn 24 Oct 1944 Departed for RAF Coltishall and left Wing
No 316 Sqn 24 Oct 1944 arrived from RAF Coltishall
No 129 Sqn 12 Dec 1944 Departed for RAF Bentwaters and left Wing
No 309 Sqn 12 Dec 1944 Allocated to No 133 Wing but still at RAF Peterhead
No 309 Sqn 14 Dec 1944 Arrived from RAF Peterhead and joined No 133 Wing

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

Personnel Movements 1945

Rank Name

Date

Notes
Flt Lt C F Browning 16 Jan 1945 Posted in as supernumerary for Accountant duties
Fg Off Wojtkowski 23 Jan 1945 Posted in from No 50 MU as supernumerary for Engineering duties
Wg Cdr Rutkowski 30 Jan 1945 Posted in for duty as Wg Cdr - Operations
Gp Capt T Nowierski 16 Feb 1945 Relinquished command of No 133 Wing on posting to HQ, Polish Air Force
Gp Capt T Rolski 16 Feb 1945 Assumed command of No 133 Wing
Fg Off Szminda  7 Mar 1944 Posted to No 61 OTU
APO Alfree 21 Mar 1945 Posted in for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Baykowski 28 Mar 1945 Interpreter, posted to HQ Polish Air Force
Flt Lt Chmarzynski  1 Apr 1945 Posted in for duty as Interpreter
Flt Lt A Prussak  4 Apr 1945 Posted in for duty as Adjutant
Flt Lt A V Albertini  4 Apr 1945 Posted in for duty as Flying Control Officer
Plt Off Konar 19 May 1945 Posted in for Equipment duties
Flt Lt Cwynar 19 May 1945 Posted in as supernumerary for Flying duties
Flt Lt Kendall 21 May 1945 Posted to No 132 Wing for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt Pietrzak 22 May 1945 Posted in as supernumerary for Flying duties
Flt Lt F Beaufort-Palmer 23 May 1945 Posted in in from RAF Hunsdon for Intelligence duties
Fg Off S I Phillips 11 Jun 1945 Posted in from No 451 Sqn
Flt Lt G D P Hume 12 Jun 1945 Posted in from RAF Mill Green
Flt Lt G D Tait 14 Jun 1945 Posted to RAF Warmwell
Flt Lt G E Scott 23 Jun 1945 Posted in from RAF Rednal
Flt Lt F Beaufort-Palmer 25 Jun 1945 Released to stand for election as MP
Flt Lt Z Bentwich 29 Jun 1945 Posted to No 316 Sqn, RAF Coltishall
Fg Off Grochowski 31 Jul 1945 Engineer Officer, posted to No 131 Wing
All remaining personnel  7 Aug 1945 Absorbed in SHQ, RAF Coltishall

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

Unit Composition and Movements 1945

Unit Date Notes
No 316 Sqn 16 Jan 1945 Transferred to No 150 Wing
No 316 Sqn 16 Jan 1945 Returned from RAF Peterhead and rejoined No 133 Wing
No 133 Wing 26 Mar 1945 Notification that Wing is no longer mobile
Advance Party, No 133 Wing  6 Aug 1945 Moved from RAF Andrews Field to RAF Coltishall
Main Party, No 133 Wing  7 Aug 1945 Moved from RAF Andrews Field to RAF Coltishall
HQ, No 133 Wing  7 Aug 1945 Disbanded and absorbed into SHQ, RAF Coltishall

Source - No 133 Wing ORB

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