1980 Personnel

Squadron Command

Commanding OfficerIO Junor
Flight Commander OpsAW Semple
Flight Commander TrainingGD Simpson
Pilot LeaderPE Donkin / R Head
Radar LeaderSG Mander
Navigator LeaderRK Craigen / RM Collier
AEO LeaderRF Robinson
S Eng OJFJ Morgan
J. Eng OJ Fox

IO Junor

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew) and Commissioned Officers (Ground)Varied between 45 and 51 (8 constituted crews)
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)Varied between 72 and 78

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attched to) the squadron in 1980:

Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)

  • Pilot
    • CR Brown
    • ND Collins
    • PE Donkin
    • R Head
    • IO Junor
    • GLC Lewis
    • BW Loveday
    • PE Palmer
    • AW Semple
    • GD Simpson
    • RAA Sudlow
    • [-] Warrington
    • GA Willoughby-Crisp
  • Co-Pilot
    • JA Barden
    • RJ Duncalf
    • AP Hawes
    • AS Marshall
    • I Saville
    • SM Scott-Skinner
    • KR Trowbridge
    • BJ Watkins
    • NS Wilcock
    • RA Wiseman
    • K Wooler
  • Nav (Plotter)
    • CM Brammer
    • RW Breeze
    • RM Collier
    • AJ Collins
    • RK Craigen
    • I Hodgson
    • RE Leach
    • AC Marson
    • JM McNaughtan
    • J Stevenson
    • JG Watt
  • Nav (Radar)
    • RJ Bliss
    • PJ Chapman
    • RJ Cluer
    • SC Cockbill
    • AR Dewhurst
    • CA Hull
    • BA Johnson
    • SG Mander
    • AD Miller
    • GW Purchase
    • GA Sinclair
  • AEO
    • K Hyde
    • JW Ingram
    • ME Kingett
    • A Landsburgh
    • GH Lidbetter
    • JF Morley
    • RP Robinson
    • GC Sigley
    • PHR Singleton
    • RW Thompson
    • RT Warner

Commissioned Officers (Ground)

  • S. Eng. O
    • JFJ Morgan
  • J. Eng. O
    • J Fox

Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)

The squadron’s record book contains little or no information regarding Non Commissioned Other Ranks that were on strength of the squadron during the year who carried out:

  • Daily inspection, servicing and preparation of squadron aircraft, in readiness for air operations 
  • Squadron related Administrative Duties

However, some listings have been found (eg on squadron movement orders) and the names on these lists have been included on the following page:

– Ground Personnel 1962 to 1982 –


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Constituted / Reconstituted Crews 

  • 50. Junor / Marshall / Chapman / Collins / Lidbetter
  • 51. Loveday / Trowbridge / Miller / Marson / Morley
  •      Sudlow / Hawes / Dewhurst / Craigen Brammer / Warner
  • 52. Donkin / Wiseman / Clark / Watt / Sigley
  • 53. Semple / Saville / Johnson / Collier / Landsburgh
  • 54. Lewis / Watkins / Purchase / Stevenson / Hyde
  • 55. Collins / Wooler / Cockbill / Hodgson / Ingram
  • 56. Simpson / Duncalf / Sinclair / Marson / Thompson
  • 57. Head / Brown Wiseman / Cluer / McNaughtan / Morley
  • 58. Willoughby-Crisp / Barden / Mander / Brammer / Robinson