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No 150 Airfield/Wing Personnel, units and locations


Personnel Movements 1944

Rank Name

Date

Notes
Wg Cdr R F Aitken  8 Mar 1944 Posted from RAF Bradwell Bay and assumed command of No 150 Airfield (as well as SHQ)
Act Sqn Ldr E S Dense  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Senior Flying Control Officer
Sqn Ldr H M Louch  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Chief Technical Officer
Flt Lt W J Simpson  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Equipment Officer
Flt Lt A E Rogers  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Messing Officer
Flt Lt J M Rowbottom  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Flying Control Officer
Flt Lt A V Albertini  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Flying Control Officer
Flt Lt E W Battle  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Intelligence Officer
Flt Lt R H Norman  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Flt Lt L J Barnard  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Flt Lt F A Horley  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Signals Officer
Fg Off T A Wakefield  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Accountant Officer
Fg Off R A Harrison  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Equipment Officer
Fg Off J L Hunt  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Intelligence Officer
Fg Off J W Knight  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Intelligence Officer
Fg Off W J Monks  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as MT Officer
Fg Off L Cottingham  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Armament Officer
Fg Off Parsbo  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Fg Off A Gleave  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Electrical Engineer Officer
Plt Off F G Child  8 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Anti-Gas and Fire Officer
Fg Off J A H Bodingbroke  9 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Signals (Radar) Officer
Act Sqn Ldr D D Mornell 10 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr J R Fagan 12 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Sqn Ldr - Administrative
Fg Off R J S Ayres 13 Mar 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Adjutant
Wg Cdr R F Aitken 18 Mar 1944 Relinquished command of RAF Bradwell Bay
Wg Cdr R P Beamont xx Apr 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Wg Cdr - Flying
Sqn Ldr W P Henry  2 May 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as RC Chaplain
Flt Lt H H Baker  5 May 1944 Arrived on posting from No 2790 Sqn RAF Regiment for duty as Local Defence Adviser
Flt Lt Carcassen  8 May 1944 Arrived on posting from No 157 Sqn for duty as Staff Navigator
Flt Lt K P Taylor 26 May 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Meteorological Officer
Flt Lt S F J Hancock 26 May 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Meteorological Officer
Flt Lt J M Rowbottom  4 Jun 1944 Flying Control Officer, posted to PTC
Flt Lt Hammerton  4 Jun 1944 Arrived on posting from RAF Winkleigh for duty as Flying Control Officer
Wg Cdr J Hallowes 15 Jun 1944 Attached from ADGB
Wg Cdr J Hallowes  5 Jul 1944 Ceased to be attached from ADGB on posting to No 141 Wing to command
Flt Lt Vallee 18 Jul 1944 Attached from RAF Predannack duties for Intelligence duties
Act Flt Lt L Cottingham 25 Jul 1944 Armament Officer, promoted to Temp Flt Lt, wef 19 May 1944
Fg Off A Gleave 19 Sep 1944 Electrical Engineer Officer, promoted to Act Flt Lt
Wg Cdr R P Beamont 28 Sep 1944 Wg Cdr - Flying, posted to No 122 Wing
Wg Cdr W W J Loud 28 Sep 1944 Arrived on posting for duty as Wg Cdr - Flying
Act Sqn Ldr D D Mornell  5 Oct 1944 Medical Officer, promoted to Temp Sqn Ldr
Plt Off F G Child 10 Oct 1944 Anti-Gas and Fire Officer, promoted to Fg Off
Act Sqn Ldr E S Dense 10 Oct 1944 Senior Flying Control Officer, promoted to War Substantive Flt Lt
Flt Lt K P Taylor  8 Dec 1944 Meteorological Officer, posted to RAF Ford
Flt Lt S F J Hancock  8 Dec 1944 Meteorological Officer, posted to RAF Bradwell Bay

Source - No 150 Wing ORB (AIR 26/215)

Unit Composition and Movements 1944

Date Notes
 8 Mar 1944 formed at Bradwell Bay as No 150 Airfield in No 25 Wing, No 85 Group
 8 Mar 1944 Nos 3 and 488 Sqns taken over on formation
22 Apr 1944 Advance party departed RAF Bradwell Bay for Newchurch ALG
24 Apr 1944 Advance loading party departed RAF Bradwell Bay for Newchurch ALG
25 Apr 1944 Advance party, No 56 Sqn arrived at Newcurch from No 142 Airfield
26 Apr 1944 Main party, No 56 Sqn arrived at Newcurch from No 142 Airfield
27 Apr 1944 Advance party, No 486 Sqn arrived at Newchurch from No 149 Airfield
28 Apr 1944 Main party departed RAF Bradwell Bay for Newchurch ALG
 3 May 1944 No 488 Sqn departed
20 May 1944 Redesignated No 150 Wing
21 Aug 1944 No 5280 'G' MSU departed No 150 Wing for Normandy
30 Aug 1944 No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment departed Newchurch and No 150 Wing for RAF Middle Wallop
19 Sep 1944 Advance party departed Newchurch for RAF Matlask
20 Sep 1944 Main party departed Newchurch for RAF Matlask
28 Sep 1944 Transferred to No 11 Group, exchanging squadrons with No 122 Wing
28 Sep 1944 Nos 3, 56 and 486 transferred to Sqns to No 122 Wing at B.60 Grimbergen
28 Sep 1944 Nos 19, 65 and 122 Sqns arrived from No 122 Wing at B.60 Greimbergen
 6 Oct 1944 Advance party departed RAF Matlask for RAF Andrews Field
13 Oct 1944 Rail party departed RAF Matlask for RAF Andrews Field
14 Oct 1944 Main road convoy departed RAF Matlask for RAF Andrews Field
23 Dec 1944 No 150 Wing was transferred from 2nd TAF to Fighter Command

Source - No 150 Wing ORB (AIR 26/215) & RAF Flying Training and Support Units - Air Britain

Personnel Movements 1945

Rank Name

Date

Notes
Wg Cdr W W J Loud 10 Feb 1945 Wg Cdr - Flying, departed on posting to No 83 GCC
Lt Col W H Christie 10 Feb 1945 Arrived on posting for duty as Wg Cdr - Flying
Lt Col W H Christie  6 Mar 1945 Wg Cdr - Flying, departed on posting to RAF Hunsdon
Wg Cdr C P Rutland  6 Mar 1945 Arrived on posting from RAF Bentwaters for duty as Wg Cdr - Flying

Source - No 150 Wing ORB (AIR 26/215)

Unit Composition and Movements 1945

Date Notes
15 Jan 1945 No 65 Sqn departed to RAF Peterhead
15 Jan 1945 No 316 Sqn arrived from No 133 Wing
12 Feb 1945 Advance party, No 19 Sqn departed for RAF Peterhead
14 Feb 1945 No 19 Sqn completed the move to RAF Peterhead
 8 Mar 1945 No 150 Wing disbanded

Source - No 150 Wing ORB (AIR 26/215) & RAF Flying Training and Support Units - Air Britain

 
 

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