1959 Personnel

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Personnel at presentation of squadron standard
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Squadron Command

Commanding Officer:Wing Commander G Newberry

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew) and Commissioned Officers (Ground) (*)Varied between 57 and 75
No. of Non Commissioned Air CrewVaried between 5 and 7
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)Varied between 77 and 112

(*) Including RAAF / RCAF Officers

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron during 1959:

Commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned Air Crew

  • Pilot
    • Edward Kingsley Gordon Bates
    • Donald Edward Betts
    • Peter Backhouse Curtin
    • Duncan Alexander Dobbie
    • John Charles Dunn
    • David Peter Dwyer
    • Trevor James Edward Emanuel
    • Kenneth McDonald  Flett
    • [-] Foster
    • Colin Graham Goodman
    • Edward Brian Christopher  Gwinnell
    • Peter Leonard Jobling
    • William John Kirby
    • John Oswald Howell Lewarne
    • William David Edward Martin
    • [-] McCabe (RAAF)
    • Ronald Arthur Nash
    • Raymond Douglas  Pilcher
    • Michael John Pilkington
    • Michael Denis Porter
    • Christopher Rex Potter
    • Eric William Quinney
    • Brian Anthony Sherlock
    • Humphrey Morgan John Smith
    • Peter John Smith
    • James Edward  Tootell
    • Peter Reuben Walton
    • Patrick Tindall Whitlaw
    • David Wright
  • Navigator / Observer
    • James Eliel  Abraham
    • James Dinsdale Appleton
    • John Richard Bird
    • [-] Black (RAAF)
    • Geoffrey Reginald Brown
    • John Gordon Brown
    • Harry Edwin Brunt
    • Robert Michael Carpmael
    • Albert Arthur Casselly
    • Francis Ian Cave
    • Peter George Chapman
    • Colin Lilico Cockburn
    • Gordon Cockfield
    • Anthony Brian Culley
    • Clive Davies
    • John Charles Dilworth
    • Brian Dockar
    • Robert John Dodd
    • Geoffrey John Edwards
    • Michael Farmer
    • Gerald David Fuller
    • William Frederick John Gibbs
    • Norman Leslie Hartland
    • Leslie Richard Hawkins
    • [-] Hemming
    • Francis Joseph Hogan
    • John Arthur Hyde
    • Peter Richard Jones
    • Terence Lewis Jones
    • Douglas Gordon Kaye
    • Colin Ellis King
    • [-] Kirk
    • Bryan John Leggett
    • Alan Francis Lyon
    • John Robert MacNeil (RAAF)
    • Anthony John McCreary
    • Terence Francis Moore
    • Ronald Frank Norman
    • Malcolm Osbourne
    • Edward Parker
    • Norman Arthur Parker
    • Norman Sidney Pulley
    • Colin Redmonds
    • John Frederick Schofield
    • Horace George Sealey
    • Dareic Rupert Somers-Joce
    • Brian George Southwell
    • David George Stannard
    • Derek Howard Stephens
    • John Nigel  Stephenson-Oliver
    • Graham Sterne
    • Kenneth William Taylor
    • Anthony Royston Tolcher
    • [-] Walder
    • George Brian Walker
    • Trevor Wall
    • Terence William Walters
    • Alexander Charles Wedderburn
    • James Welsh
    • Michael Norman Whiteman
    • Bryn Williams
    • Peter Womphrey
    • Arthur William Kenneth Woodman
    • Gerald Kinsey Woolmington

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 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 1951 – 1961 –

Photo Gallery

[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]

[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]

Squadron Sports Team 1959
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