1935 – 1936 Personnel (Sudan)

“A” Flight No. 35 Squadron [Source – From the Ground Up by Fred Adkin]

Squadron Command

Commanding OfficerSquadron Leader C.W. Hill


No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)Not Recorded
No. of Non Commissioned Air CrewNot Recorded
No. of Commissioned Officers (Ground)Not Recorded
No. of Non Commissioned Other RanksNot Recorded

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron (in the Sudan) in 1935 / 1936:

Commissioned Officer (Air Crew)

  • Leonard Shaw Meadows Bailey
  • Harold Rice Bardon
  • Horace Paul Burwood
  • Eric Alfred Douglas-Jones
  • Frank Frederick Essam
  • Michael Henry deLisle Everest
  • L Freeman
  • Clifton Winnington Grannum
  • Frank E Groce
  • Cedric Waters Hill
  • Hugh Harold Allan Ironside
  • HNGR Isherwood
  • Augustus A Jones
  • Gordon Addison Hope Kent
  • Reginald H Nash
  • John Humphrey Ridding Oldfield
  • William James Pond
  • Philip Hall Richmond
  • Donald C Stone
  • Albert George Thackray
  • Richard Neville Wardell
  • William Daniel Woods

Non Commissioned Air Crew

  • AG Boggis
  • Harold Frederick Bucknell
  • [-] Burbeck
  • Reginald Charles George Harman
  • Thomas Aelfryn Howells
  • LT Jackson
  • Ronald John Neil MacLachlan
  • H Powell
  • Jack Shearsmith

Commissioned Officer (Ground)

  • Eric Arthur Biddle
  • [-] Latham
  • Alfred Herbert Osmond
  • John Edward Valentine Tyzack

Ground Personnel

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

  • Daily servicing, ongoing maintenance and scheduled servicing of squadron aircraft and equipment
  • Other squadron related technical and administrative duties (such as Logistics, Air Operations Support, Intelligence, Administration and Personnel / Medical support)

However, the following page contains information on those that are recorded as being on strength of the squadron between 1929 to 1940

– Ground Personnel 1929 to 1940 –

Personnel Losses

Remembering those who lost their life whilst serving with the squadron in Sudan:

  • Frank Frederick Essam
  • AJ Newton
  • Jack Trundle Read

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