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Squadron Commanding Officers, Nos 901 - 999 Squadrons


[901 Sqn | 902 Sqn | 903 Sqn | 904 Sqn | 905 Sqn | 906 Sqn | 907 Sqn | 908 Sqn | 909 Sqn | 910 Sqn | 911 Sqn | 912 Sqn | 913 Sqn | 914 Sqn | 915 Sqn | 916 Sqn | 917 Sqn | 918 Sqn | 919 Sqn | 920 Sqn| No 921 Sqn | No 922 Sqn | No 923 Sqn | No 924 Sqn | No 925 Sqn | No 926 Sqn | No 927 Sqn | No 928 Sqn | No 929 Sqn | No 930 Sqn | No 931 Sqn | No 932 Sqn | No 933 Sqn | No 934 Sqn | No 935 Sqn | No 936 Sqn | No 937 Sqn | No 938 Sqn | No 939 Sqn | No 940 Sqn | No 941 Sqn | No 942 Sqn | No 943 Sqn | No 944 SqnNo 945 Sqn | No 946 Sqn | No 947 Sqn | No 948 Sqn | No 949 Sqn | No 950 Sqn | No 951 Sqn | No 952 Sqn | No 953 Sqn | No 954 Sqn | No 955 Sqn | No 956 Sqn | No 957 Sqn | No 958 Sqn | No 959 Sqn | No 960 Sqn | No 961 Sqn | No 962 Sqn | No 963 Sqn | No 964 Sqn | No 965 Sqn | No 966 Sqn | No 967 Sqn | No 968 Sqn | No 969 Sqn | No 970 Sqn | No 971 Sqn | No 972 Sqn | No 973 Sqn | No 974 Sqn | No 975 Sqn | No 976 Sqn | No 977 Sqn | No 978 Sqn | No 979 Sqn | No 980 Sqn | No 981 Sqn | No 982 Sqn | No 983 Sqn | No 984 Sqn | No 985 Sqn | No 986 Sqn | No 987 Sqn | No 990 Sqn | No 991 Sqn | No 992 Sqn | No 993 Sqn | No 994 Sqn | No 995 Sqn | No 996 Sqn | No 997 Sqn | No 998 Sqn | No 999 Sqn]

No 901 Squadron

19 May 1938

Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr J S Wheelwright (Wg Cdr from 9 Jun 1939)

 5 Oct 1939

Sqn Ldr W C Titheradge (Temporary)

14 Dec 1939

Wg Cdr J S Wheelwright

No 902 Squadron

12 Nov 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr Philip L Lincoln (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
 2 Dec 1939 Sqn Ldr J G Hudson (Temporary)
 1 Jan 1940 Wg Cdr H F Luck
17 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr C W Harrison

No 903 Squadron

16 May 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr G M Haslam TD (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
xx Dec 1940 Wg Cdr Gritan?

No 904 Squadron

16 May 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr E J Davis  (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
 1 Nov 1939 Sqn Ldr W E B Barclay
 6 Nov 1939 Sqn Ldr H E Hills
20 Nov 1939 Wg Cdr R G Frith

No 905 Squadron

 5 Jul 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr W G Horne (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
23 May 1940 Wg Cdr C L Hargreaves
   

No 906 Squadron

 5 Jul 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr E L Gower
21 Nov 1939 Wg Cdr H E Hills
24 Apr 1940 Sqn Ldr K A H Hassell (Temporary)
 2 May 1939 Wg Cdr H E Hills
17 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr K A H Hassell (Temporary)
26 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr W T Barnes
   

No 907 Squadron

16 May 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr G Aste (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
   
   

No 908 Squadron

 5 Jul 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr P L Dyson-Skinner (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
   
   

No 909 Squadron

16 May 1938 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr D A J Buxton (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
   

No 910 Squadron

 5 Jul 1938 Sqn Ldr A M Lyons
 1 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr F V Drake (Wg Cdr from 6 Jun 1939)
 5 Feb 1940 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr P H Tanner

No 911 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 ?
21 Nov 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr N W R Mawle DFC (Wg Cdr from 12 Jul 1939)
   

No 912 Squadron

22 Mar 1939 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr J V Garmonsway
21 Aug 1940 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr H D Thompson MC (Sqn Ldr from 24 Aug 1940)
   

No 913 Squadron

 6 Mar 1939 Flt Lt N W R Mawle
22 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr S T Hartshorne (Wg Cdr from 1 May 1940)
   

No 914 Squadron

19 Apr 1939 Flt Lt B K Parsons (acting?)
 6 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr B K Parsons (Wg Cdr from 1 May 1940)
   
   

No 915 Squadron

24 Mar 1939 Flt Lt R Yates MC, MM
 7 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr R Yates MC, MM (Wg Cdr from 1 May 1940)
   
   

No 916 Squadron

 8 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr J J Lloyd
19 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr J M W Omand
 5 Oct 1940 Sqn Ldr S J Palmer
 9 Dec 1940 Sqn Ldr R B Dowling

No 917 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr C W Clark DSO, MC
26 Oct 1939 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr G Skelton (Sqn Ldr from 30 Oct 1939)
18 Oct 1940 Sqn Ldr J M W Omand

No 918 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr J M Aiton
 1 May 1940 Sqn Ldr J Drew
   

No 919 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr O S Neill AFC (Resigned 19 Apr 1939)
15 May 1939 Flt Lt/Wg Cdr E J Richmond
   

No 920 Squadron

xx xxx 1939 Flt Lt G E Rolleston
20 Sep 1939 Sqn Ldr G E Rolleston
17 Jul 1940 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr K F Angus OBE, MC, TD (Wg Cdr from 1 Sep 1940)
 3 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr J McLaren

No 921 Squadron

14 Jul 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr J R Milne DFC
   
   

No 922 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr R A T Cave-Mathieson (Resigned 16 Aug 1939)
26 Oct 1939 Sqn Ldr J T Chorlton MC
26 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr F C Hornsby-Smith

No 923 Squadron

19 Apr 1939 APO R B Dowling
 1 May 1939 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr R B Dowling (Sqn Ldr from 6 Sep 1939)
 8 Dec 1940 Sqn Ldr S J Palmer

No 924 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr A P Besley
12 May 1939 Sqn Ldr W T Barnes
25 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr H G Dehn
   

No 925 Squadron

13 May 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr F Robinson (Wg Cdr from 1 May 1940)
   
   
   
   

No 926 Squadron

14 May 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr C V T Laine
   
   
   
   
   
   

No 927 Squadron

 6 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr G S James
25 Jul 1940 Flt Lt Ward
   
   
   
   
   

No 928 Squadron

 6 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr J P Hitchings
28 Dec 1939 Sqn Ldr F T R Kempster
   

No 929 Squadron

 6 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr R A Hall
xx xxx 1940 Sqn Ldr C I Bell

No 930 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr C E Benson DSO
 1 May 1940 Wg Cdr A W N Addison
29 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr H W Hall MC
   

No 931 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr N J Hilbert
31 Mar 1940 Absorbed into No 930 Sqn
   

No 932 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr A W N Addison
29 Apr 1940 Sqn Ldr C Covell TD
   

No 933 Squadron

13 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr A E Knight TD
12 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr G Townsend-Rose
   

No 934 Squadron

 8 Mar 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr C L Pendlebury (Wg Cdr from 13 Jul 1939)
 2 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr H Sherwood
   

No 935 Squadron

13 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr E J S L Brooks
20 Feb 1940 Sqn Ldr A E Renwick MC
   

No 936 Squadron

20 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr K F Angus OBE, MC, TD
25 Jan 1940 Flt Lt R B Baty MC
31 Jan 1940 Flt Lt F N Stocker
 5 Feb 1940 ?
14 Feb 1940 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr J F Hart DSC
   

No 937 Squadron

20 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr H W Tait DFC
 1 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr M W Gibson MC
   

No 938 Squadron

21 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr J M Todd DFC, TD (Wg Cdr from 18 May 1940)
   

No 939 Squadron

 8 Mar 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr R Caley (Wg Cdr from 1 Dec 1939)
xx xxx 1940 Sqn Ldr W M Gibson
25 Apr 1940 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr H Hall MC (Wg Cdr from 18 May 1940)
   

No 940 Squadron

24 Apr 1939 Sqn Ldr H Hall MC
25 Apr 1940 Sqn Ldr R E Wilson MC
   

No 941 Squadron

29 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr R E Wilson MC
25 Apr 1940 DB
   

No 942 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr G E S Lamb (Wg Cdr from 18 May 1940)
 1 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr R E Baty MC
 6 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr A A Winser
   

No 943 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr McLaran
 1 Nov 1940 Flt Lt Lomax (Temporary)
 x Nov 1940 Flt Lt J L Jarman (Temporary)
 8 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr R E Baty MC (Temporary)
15 Nov 1940 Wg Cdr K F Angus OBE, MC, TD
   

No 944 Squadron

25 Jan 1939 Sqn Ldr F W Harrison
25 Apr 1940 DB
15 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr J W Martin
   

No 945 Squadron

18 Feb 1939 Sqn Ldr J Henderson MC
26 Oct 1939 Sqn Ldr K A Macfadyen (departed 10 Jun 1940)
17 Jun 1940 Wg Cdr H W Hall
26 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr J V Garmonsway
   

No 946 Squadron

12 Jun 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr A S Jackson (Wg Cdr from 1 May 1940)
26 Jul 1940 Sqn Ldr A F Woledge (Temporary)
25 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr R N Lochhead (Temporary)
29 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr R Risk MC
 2 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr J D McEwen (Temporary)
13 Nov 1940 Wg Cdr R A Ford
   

No 947 Squadron

 3 Mar 1939 Sqn Ldr R Risk M C
14 Jan 1940 Sqn Ldr T C Annan
   

No 948 Squadron

20 Oct 1939 Flt Lt Kempster DFC (Temporary)
21 Oct 1939 Sqn Ldr H W Hall
   

No 949 Squadron

19 Oct 1939 Sqn Ldr M G Begg MC
24 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr J T Chorlton MC
   

No 950 Squadron

 15 Jan 1939 Wg Cdr R Risk MC
12 Jun 1940 Sqn Ldr F C Hornsby-Smith (Temporary)
27 Jul 1940 Wg Cdr A S Jackson
25 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr L Findlater
xx xxx 1940 Sqn Ldr R N Lochhead MC
   

No 951 Squadron

28 Dec 1939 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr J P Hitchings (Wg Cdr from xx May)
   
   
   
   

No 952 Squadron

27 Nov 1939 Wg Cdr Aste
22 Jan 1940 Sqn Ldr/Wg Cdr R H Berryman (Wg Cdr from 20 Sep 1940)
   

No 953 Squadron

 7 Mar 1940 Sqn Ldr V E Vincent
12 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr B O Angell MBE (Temporary)
16 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr E J L Brooke MC
   

No 954 Squadron

30 Jan 1940 Flt Lt W H R Lloyds
12 Feb 1940 Flt Lt R G E Mayo
18 May 1940 DB
18 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr Sir John Milbanke Bart

No 955 Squadron

24 Jan 2940 Flt Lt C Arnold (Temporary)
 9 Feb 1940 Sqn Ldr C T FitzGerald
 1 Apr 1940 DB
12 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr A E Knight
20 Nov 1940 Sqn Ldr C T FitzGerald

No 956 Squadron

25 Apr 1940 Sqn Ldr Ford
 6 May 1940 Sqn Ldr C T FitzGerald
   
   

No 957 Squadron

19 Jul 1940 Sqn Ldr N J Hulbert MP
   
   

No 958 Squadron

xx xxx 1940 Sqn Ldr R G E Mayo
   

No 959 Squadron

14 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr V E Vincent
   
   

No 960 Squadron

28 Aug 1940 Squadron under administrative control of No 20 Balloon Centre
17 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr R N Lochhead MC
 6 Dec 1940 Sqn Ldr F Gregory
   

No 961 Squadron

 5 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr Sir John C P Millbanke (Temp)
16 Aug 1940 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr Arnold
   

No 962 Squadron

20 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr R O Skinner
   

No 963 Squadron

xx xxx 1940 Sqn Ldr G F McIvor
   

No 964 Squadron

 1 Sep 1940 Sqn Ldr W R Warden
   

No 965 Squadron

15 Aug 1940 Flt Lt/Sqn Ldr H T Rees
   

No 966 Squadron

17 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr J Jordon-Lloyd
   

No 967 Squadron

29 Aug 1940 Wg Cdr M G Begg MC
   

No 968 Squadron

 1 Sep 1940 Wg Cdr R A Ford
13 Nov 1940 Wg Cdr G E S Lamb
   

No 969 Squadron

25 Aug 1940 Sqn Ldr R V N Shutte
   

No 970 Squadron

 1 Feb 1941 Sqn Ldr C T Fitzgerald
   

No 971 Squadron

16 Oct 1940 Sqn Ldr G Trundle
   

No 972 Squadron

   
   

No 973 Squadron

   
   

No 974 Squadron

   
   

No 975 Squadron

   
   

No 976 Squadron

   
   

No 977 Squadron

   
   

No 978 Squadron

   
   

No 979 Squadron

   
   

No 980 Squadron

   
   
   

No 981 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   

No 982 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   
   

No 983 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

No 984 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   
   

No 985 Squadron

   
   

No 986 Squadron

   
   

No 987 Squadron

   
   

No 990 Squadron

   
   

No 991 Squadron

   
   
   
   

No 992 Squadron

18 Jul 1940 Sir John C P Millbanke (Temporary)
   
   
   

No 993 Squadron

   
   
   
   

No 994 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   

No 995 Squadron

   
   
   
   

No 996 Squadron

   
   
   
   
   

No 997 Squadron

   
   
   
   

No 998 Squadron

   
   

No 999 Squadron

   
   

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