1919 (Squadron Disbanded)

The squadron was reduced to “cadre” status on 19th January 1919

It returned to the UK in March 1919 and disbanded on 26th June 1919


Stationed at:

  • France
    • La Bellevue, France
    • 19/01/1919: Moved to St Marie-Cappel, France
  • UK
    • 03/03/1919: Moved to Netheravon, Wiltshire (for the purposes of disbandment)

La Bellevue [Source: 49squadron.co.uk]


Role

As a Corps Squadron, No. 35 Squadron was tasked with providing medium and short distance aerial reconnaissance for one of the British Army Corps Commands.


Command


Squadron Command

  • Commanding Officer
    • Major DF Stevenson DS0 MC

Strength (Cadre Status)


Activities (Up to 3rd March 1919)

Air Crew

  • Post War Monitoring
  • Ground Training and Flying Training (*)
  • Preparations for return to the UK

Ground Personnel

  • 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)

(*) There are no pages in the Record Book for 1919, but is assumed that the squadron continued with activities such as Photography, Reconnaissance and Camera Gun until its return to the UK in March

Activities (3rd March 1919 to 26th June 1919)

  • Return to the UK
  • Disbandment

Aircraft

The squadron was equipped with the following aircraft types:

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ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH FK8

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The following link provides more details about the aircraft that were on charge of the squadron (including details on all known losses and incidents)