1943 Personnel

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July 1943 [Courtesy of Friends of the Pathfinders]

Squadron Command

Commanding Officer:Wing Commander BV Robinson DSO DFC
01/05/1943: Handed over to Wing Commander DFEC Dean DFC. DFEC
17/11/1943: Handed over to Wing Commander SP Daniels DSO DFC
Adjutant:GCL Brigham
Medical Officer:CO Ribiero
Engineer Officer: JT Rogers / T Barron
Electrical Engineer Officer:HH Taylour / DJ O’Connor
Wireless Officer:FM Davis
Navigation Officer:RI Trickett / HH Sandford / EH Bagnald / SR Green
Bombing Leader:GT Pearson / LL Thomas / KD Rome
Gunnery Leader:CF Andrew / PB White
Signals Leader:RF Tinkler / LS Thorpe
Flight Engineer Leader:EE Stocker
A Flight Commander:JC Thomas / EG Franklin / EK Cresswell / LMS Whetham / J Sale
B Flight Commander:PC Elliott / DFEC Dean / PA Haggarty / AP Cranswick / LMS Whetham / J Christie
C Flight Commander:RJ Lane / EW Deacon

Strength

  • Air Crew
    • Commissioned Officers
    • Non Commissioned Air Crew
  • Ground Personnel
    • Commissioned Officers
    • Non Commissioned Other Ranks

The following are known to have been on strength of the squadron during 1943:

  • Philip Haddon Ackling
  • Lawrence Rockliffe Adcock
  • Donald Robert Alexander
  • Robert Lawson Alexander
  • William George Allen
  • Eric Austin Alliston
  • Donald Kenneth Allport
  • Gerald Walter Allso
  • Geoffrey Stephen Almond
  • Ekanayane Edward Amerasekera
  • David James Anderson
  • Charles Frederick Andrew
  • James Wesley Andrews
  • John William Annetts
  • Elmer Harold Anthony
  • Robert Reginald George Appleby
  • Ivan Arnold Aram
  • Donald William McGlashan Archer
  • Dudley Peter David Archer
  • John Wright Armitage
  • John Armstrong
  • Morley Albert Arnott
  • Albert Ernest Arter
  • Archibald Clarence Aston
  • John Dixon Atkinson
  • Richard Joseph Ayres
  • Horace John Backhouse
  • Eric Harold Bagnald
  • George Bagnall
  • Reginald Charles Bailey
  • Ernest Thomas Baker
  • John Baker
  • Jack Baldwin
  • Roland Hurlston Baldwin
  • Stanley Alfred Baldwin
  • Peter Richard Bales
  • Allan Roland Ball
  • Albert Peter Balson
  • Paul Barber
  • Arthur Denby Barker
  • Frederick Vernon Barnard
  • William George Barnes
  • Norman Wilken Barnett
  • John Irvine Barrie
  • Winston Barrington
  • Edward Herbert Barry
  • Frederick William Barry
  • John Napoleon Barry
  • Maurice Robert Bates
  • Reginald Ernest Bates
  • Robert Baxendale
  • Douglas Glenn Bebensee
  • Anthony Claude Beddoe
  • Alfred Arthur Charles Bedward
  • Frederick Ronald Beech
  • Ernest Bell
  • Frank George Bell
  • Albert Walter Bennett
  • Bruce Bennetts
  • Victor Eston Bent
  • Rhubean Burns Berwick
  • Graham Thomas Beveridge
  • Alfred Edward Ralph Bexton
  • Henry Charles Billett
  • Albert Ephraim Bird
  • Thomas David Bishop
  • Ralph Blakey
  • David Farrant Bland
  • Osborne Lloyd Bliss
  • Robert John Bloom
  • John Edwin Bloomer
  • Colin Frazer Blundell
  • Boris Oleh Bodnar
  • John Cecil Bonet
  • Ronald Henry Boone
  • Ronald Booth
  • Stanley Harvey Boulton
  • Ronald Bound
  • Cyril Bourne
  • Richard Venville Thomas Bowerman
  • Arthur Patrick Bowker
  • Daniel Robert Bown
  • Robert Abner Hugh Bowring
  • Peter Golding Boyce
  • Aubrey Ronald Brace
  • Michael Albert Edward Bradford
  • David Ronald Bradley
  • George Richard Bradley
  • Thomas Scullion Brady
  • Edgar Alexander Brain
  • Frederick Arthur Braybrook
  • Stuart Vincent Brazier
  • William Lacey Breckell
  • John Brennan
  • John Brett
  • Robert Alexander Brewington
  • Arthur George Briggs
  • Clifford George Bromham
  • Bernard Chapman Brooker
  • Edward James Brown
  • Eric Charles Brown
  • Ernest Gordon Brown
  • John Hilton Brown
  • Stanley Charles Brown
  • Thomas Laurie Brown
  • William Gordon Leslie Brown
  • Ian Morgan Rutherford Brownlie
  • Llyn David Bryant
  • Frederick Buchan
  • George Buchan
  • Ronald Bull
  • Charles Henry Bulloch
  • Joseph William Samuel Burden
  • Wilfred Henry  Burgess
  • Dennis Burke
  • John Joseph Butler
  • Sydney James Butler
  • Denis George Button
  • George William Buttrick
  • Michael Thomas Byrne
  • Kenneth Alfred John Campbell
  • William Charles Campbell
  • John Muir Candlish
  • Reginald Brian Capon
  • Leslie Ernest Carey
  • Francis Ronald Carpenter
  • George Carpenter
  • Gerald Carrell
  • Gordon Henry Francis Carter
  • James Casey
  • Ernest Cassingham
  • Charles Alfred Castle
  • Edward Cavill
  • Ryszard Cederbaum
  • Charles Chadwick
  • George Christopher Harvey Chandler
  • Leslie Chant
  • Thomas Eric Charles
  • Bruce James Henry Cheal
  • Ronald Stanley Child
  • Royston James Child
  • Johan Christie
  • Robert Charles Clark
  • Michael Wilfred Peter Clarke
  • Daniel David Cleary
  • Frank Charles Cleaver
  • Joseph Albert George Cobb
  • Nelson Alexander Cobb
  • David Archibald Codd
  • Derrick Ernest Coleman
  • Samuel Albert Coles
  • John Colgan
  • James Mursell Colledge
  • George Frederick Collier
  • John Desmond Collinge
  • David Birkbeck Coltman
  • Francis Cyril Compton
  • William Carroll Connelly
  • Wilfred John Cooke
  • Edwin George Cooper
  • William Galway Copp
  • Ivor Corfield
  • Jack Kenneth Corke
  • Albert George Murray Coulam
  • Raymond Steve Courtnay
  • Andrew Walt Cowan
  • Albert William Cox
  • Anthony Graham Cox
  • Ronald Hubert Samuel Cox
  • Ronald William Cozens
  • Donald Harrington Craig
  • Walter David Craig
  • Alec Panton Cranswick
  • David Gracie Cree
  • Edmund Keith Creswell
  • Peter Henry Cribb
  • Peter Howard Crick
  • Patrick Norman Croft
  • George Henry Cross
  • George Cruickshank
  • William Henry Curness
  • George Dale
  • William Cooke Dallin
  • Ronald William Dando
  • Clifford Daniel
  • Ronald William Daniel
  • Raymond Valentine Montigue Daniels
  • Sidney Patrick Daniels
  • Henry William Julius Dare
  • George William Darling
  • Andrew James Fisher  Davidson
  • George Russell Davidson
  • John Davidson
  • Charles Ernest Davies
  • Eric McHugh Davies
  • Kenneth Thomas Davies
  • Ronald Cecil Davies
  • Raymond Cecil Davis
  • Geoffrey Pell Dawson
  • Michael John Day
  • Edward William Deacon
  • Donald Frederick Edgar Charles Dean
  • Edward Oliver Deveson
  • Andrew Jenkinson Dick
  • George Waller Dickenson
  • Wallace Edward Charles Dillow
  • Francis John Dimond
  • Cecil John Dineen
  • William Robert John Dingle
  • Eric Charles Dobie
  • James Errol Philip Doll
  • Francis Robert Dolling
  • Clifford Lloyd Douglas
  • Michael Raymond Dourley
  • Alan James Dowling
  • Bewick Johnston Dowse
  • Joseph Francis Dowsing
  • Walter Edward Dunhill
  • Stanley Arthur Durrant
  • George Charles Dynes
  • William Scott Minto Edmondston
  • Ross Oliver Elford
  • Peter Campbell Elliott
  • Thomas Ellwood
  • Colin Elton
  • John Elwell
  • Jack Reginald Ely
  • Thomas Henry Navin Emerson
  • Norman George Emery
  • Stanley William Emms
  • Charles Erickson
  • Harl J. Espy
  • Douglas Arthur Norman Evans
  • Raymond George Everest
  • Daniel Bulmer Everett
  • Gordon Mitchell Ewan
  • William Richard Fairey
  • Francis Fenton
  • John Thomas Fenton
  • John Elliott Fenwick
  • John Hugh Ferguson
  • Ronald Denis Ferguson
  • Jack Fiddler
  • Stanley Frederick Fincham
  • Harry Richard Fink
  • Charles Harold Fisher
  • Richard Thomas Fitzgerald
  • Patrick Flynn
  • George Forman
  • Albert Victor Forsyth
  • Andrew Henry Fotheringham
  • Eric Charles Fox
  • Philip Robert Fox
  • Eric George Franklin
  • Alexander Martin Fraser
  • William Joseph Freeman
  • John Meredith Fryer
  • Michael O’Donovan Fuller
  • Douglas Ferguson Fyfe
  • George Murray Galbraith
  • Glenburne George Galvin
  • Arthur Ganderton
  • Geoffrey Harvey Gardner
  • Colin Henry Garner
  • Edward Garner
  • Robert Henry James Gill
  • Ronald Edward Gill
  • Jeffrey Clifford Gillon
  • [-] Glasspool
  • Brian Guinness Glover
  • Joseph Jean Robert Theobald Godin
  • John Golding
  • John Charles Goodson
  • Stanley Kiran Gordon-Powell
  • William John Gowdy
  • James Harrison Graham
  • Alexander Grant
  • Harry Gray
  • William Dixon Gray
  • Samuel Rene Green
  • Francis Joseph Greenwood
  • Eric Charles Gregory
  • William Robert Francis Grierson-Jackson
  • James Russell Griffin
  • Arthur William Griffiths
  • Evan Dunstan Griffiths
  • Robert William Griffiths
  • George Ernest Grigg
  • George Lionel Grimes
  • Eric Henry Grimwade
  • Stanley Groom
  • Ronald Hageman
  • Patrick Archibald Haggarty
  • Fred Haigh
  • Henry Brian Hall
  • Robert Thomas Hall
  • Reginald Hamblin
  • Ronald George Hands
  • Victor Maurice Hanks
  • Cledwyn Matthew Harcombe
  • Rosina Doreen Hardcastle
  • “Archie Vernon Hardy”
  • Frederick Ronald Harmsworth-Smith
  • Douglas Harris
  • Malcolm George Harris
  • John Wilfred Harrison
  • Wilfred George Hart
  • Alain Morison Harvey
  • Harry Haxby
  • Frederick Hay
  • Alfred Henry Hayes
  • Frederick Robert Hayward
  • Leslie Albert Hazell
  • Francis William Healey
  • Bernard James Healy
  • Geoffrey Edward  Heard
  • Thomas Donald Henderson
  • Henry Heppenstall
  • George Racine Herbert
  • Cyril Arthur Hewlett
  • Roy Douglas Hewlett
  • William Henry Hickson
  • Eric Hie
  • Ronald Hill
  • Thomas William Hill
  • Walter Aubyn Hines
  • Victor Robert Hobbs
  • Ronald William Hodge
  • Charles Hogg
  • Gordon Davidson Hogg
  • Jack Hogg
  • Robert Scott Hogg
  • Edward Noel Holding
  • DT Holland
  • Robert Andrew Holloway
  • Ernest Holmes
  • Jack Norman Holmwood
  • Kenneth Holt
  • George Sidney Bertie Honey
  • Ronald Leonard Hooper
  • Walter Allan Hooper
  • Ronald Hoos
  • Joseph Hooson
  • Wilfred Roland Horner
  • Herbert George Hornsby
  • Roy Horsburgh
  • Leslie Dennis Hosking
  • Reginald Gordon Houston
  • Gunnar Høverstad
  • Ivor Lewis John Howard
  • Thomas Joseph Howard
  • Stanley George Howe
  • John William Hoyle
  • Cyril Duggan Hughes
  • LF Hughes
  • Stuart Fred Hughes
  • William Hughes
  • Harold Leslie Hulme
  • John Ralph Humberstone
  • Malcolm Ross Hunter
  • Gordon James Hurley
  • Allan Delamere Hutchinson
  • Arthur Edwin John Hutley
  • Thomas William Albert Hutton
  • Vincent Longmead Hyatt
  • William Inverarity
  • Gordon Ireland
  • Clayton Hugh Jack
  • William George Jackett
  • Peter McGregor Jackson
  • Charles William Jackson
  • Samuel Francis Jackson
  • Sidney Jackson
  • Stephen Jackson
  • John Johnstone Jagger
  • Donald Seymour James
  • Hector Alfred Jamieson
  • James Henry Janes
  • Frederick James Jarvis
  • Peter Frank Jarvis
  • Stanley Francis Jefferson
  • Wilfred Arthur Jeffries
  • Morton Glenis Jensen
  • Garnett Cyril John
  • Jack Raymond Johnson
  • Frederick Edward Johnston
  • Peter Johnston
  • Herbert Alfred William Jolly
  • John Jolly
  • David John Jones
  • George Arthur Jones
  • James Ellis Jones
  • John Richard Jones
  • Randall Vincent Jones
  • Arthur Robert Jordan
  • Peter Ross Jung
  • Denis Kelly
  • Ronald Arnold Kempsell
  • John Gerard Kennedy
  • Dennis Harold Kent
  • Joseph Victor Kent
  • Ernest Kenwright
  • Mathias Stanley Keon
  • Douglas William Kermode
  • Thomas Calistus Kerr
  • Robert Stanley Kift
  • Donald Eddie Killick
  • Edgar Leonard Killip
  • George William Kimpton
  • George King
  • Walter George Kingham
  • Kenneth Knight
  • Samuel James Knight
  • Jack Benjamin James Knowles
  • Henry John Krohn
  • Lawrence Edward Nicklin Lahey
  • Robert Lionel Lamb
  • George Frank Lambert
  • Desmond Ewart Abel Lander
  • Reginald John Lane
  • Thomas Henry Lane
  • Harold Patrick Laskoski
  • William Laverick
  • William Carl Lawes
  • Lumley Charles Lawless-Pyne
  • Cyril James George Laws
  • Kenneth John Lawson
  • Lloyd George Lawson
  • Leslie Ledger
  • Roy Victor Ledger
  • James Livingstone Lee
  • James Gray Leslie
  • John Ernest Levett
  • George Edward Lille
  • George Dennis Linacre
  • Peter Richard Lissner
  • Alexander Watson Lister
  • Harry Roy Lowman
  • Herbert Brian Felix  Lymna
  • Neil Thomas MacAulay
  • EW MacDonald
  • Harry Burns MacDonald
  • Roy Frederick MacDonald
  • David Alton MacGregor
  • Michael Charles Xavier Mack
  • Norman Wallis MacKenzie
  • Sidney Colin Rive Mackie
  • Alister Campbell MacLeod
  • Cyril Henry Charles Maddison
  • Robert Hubert Makin
  • Dennis Stanley Male
  • Harry Malkin
  • Fred Shaw Maltas
  • Joseph Marsh
  • Leonard Marshall
  • John Stewart Martin
  • Richard Martin
  • John Reid Martyn
  • Harold Thomas Maskell
  • Ronald McTavish Mather
  • Nicholas Joseph Matich
  • Harold Matthews
  • Jack Edward Stuart Matthews
  • Raymond Reginald Dennis  Matthews
  • Vernon Reginald Matthews
  • AJ May
  • Francis Montague Mazin
  • Keith George McAlpine
  • Frederick Donald McColl
  • William Hugo McCormick
  • Francis Cole McCubbin
  • Alexander Gartshore Stirling McCulloch
  • William McCulloch
  • John Cameron McDougall
  • Patrick Nilus McEvoy
  • Thomas Patrick McGarry
  • George Glover McGladrey
  • Philip Patrick  McGuinness
  • John McGuire
  • William Philip MacDonald McIntosh
  • Daniel McKenzie
  • John Andrew Whitmore McKenzie
  • Stanislaus Cyril McKiernan
  • James Cunningham McKnight
  • Alistair Stuart McLaren
  • Douglas John McLeod
  • Norman Sidney Raymond McMinn
  • William Austin McMullan
  • William McRobbie
  • William McTurk
  • George Merrill
  • Albert Abraham John Meyers
  • Leslie James Miles
  • William Robert Mill
  • Herbert Alan Millar
  • Charles Miller
  • Duncan McIntyre Miller
  • Stanley Alfred Miller
  • [-] Miller
  • Douglas Milmine
  • Donald Harold Milne
  • John Maurice Mitchell
  • Kenneth Albert Lawrence Mitchell
  • Norman Moffatt
  • Ernest Raymond Moore
  • Samuel Angus Moores
  • Reginald Moreton
  • John Henry Morgan
  • Roy Gordon Morrison
  • Alfred Norman Leslie Moss
  • Walter Stanley Mountford
  • William Scott Muego
  • Reginald Arthur Muldoon
  • Melville Max Victor Lewis Muller
  • Alan Henry Mundy
  • Francis Gerald Murphy
  • George Francis Denis Murray
  • Sidney George Murrell
  • George Connelly Mutch
  • Thomas Nainby
  • John Napier
  • Reginald Albert Nason
  • James Hubert Naylor
  • John Neville
  • JT New
  • George Newsham
  • Ernest Charles Nixon
  • Robert William Nixon
  • Howard James Norman
  • Leonard Jesse North
  • Leslie Valentine Norton
  • Squire Nuttall
  • Rundle Houston Oats
  • William Patrick O’Kane
  • Terence Gordon O’Shaughnessy
  • Kenneth Anthony Oswald
  • Wyndham Rhydian Owen
  • Christopher Fiveash Packham
  • Arthur George Page
  • William Richard Pallister
  • Norman Sidney Francis Palmer
  • Peter Henry Palmer
  • Robert William Pape
  •  Douglas James Park
  • Charles Pattison
  • George Douglas Payne
  • Norman Alfred John Pearce
  • “George Thomas Pearson”
  • Alfred Penfold
  • Herbert Arthur Penny
  • William Percival
  • Albert Joseph Perkins
  • Raymond Perkins
  • Rex Gordon Perrett
  • Dennis Roy Perrin
  • Kenneth Alexander Petch
  • Sidney Glen Peterson
  • Harry James Leonard Peto
  • John Rushbrooke Petrie-Andrews
  • Charles Henry Pettit
  • Harold Cass Pexton
  • William Phipps
  • Robert Pickles
  • Herbert Pickup
  • Stuart Henry Piper
  • Victor Stanley Platt
  • Robert George Walker Plutte
  • Jeffrey Eugene Pogonowski
  • Arthur Haydn Porter
  • Charles Louis Potter
  • Philip Charles Potter
  • “Peter Geoffrey Powell”
  • Alfred Fred Poynton
  • Charles Cleveland Price
  • Thomas Price
  • JM Prior
  • Robert George Pritchard
  • Richard Joseph Quigly
  • Peter Roland Raggett
  • Patrick Baring Oates Ranalow
  • Nelson John Rapere
  • John Robert Francis Ratcliffe
  • Joseph Rayton
  • Ivor Charles Redfearn
  • Frederick Charles Redman
  • Thomas Smith Redpath
  • Kenneth James Rees
  • Marcus Rees
  • Oscar William Rees
  • Geoffrey Norman Reeve
  •  Cecil Oscar Ribeiro
  • David John Richards
  • Desmond Albert Richardson
  • Joseph Georges Paul Emille Richer
  • George Ridley
  • Kenneth Craiglaw Rigby
  • John Coates Riley
  • Rodney Bernard Roache
  • Frederick Roberts
  • Leslie Roberts
  • Owen Letchworth Roberts
  • Trevor Wynne Roberts
  • James Howden Robertson
  • William Downie Robertson
  • Basil Vernon Robinson
  • Bernard Leo Robinson
  • Thomas Andrew Robson
  • Ernest Alfred Roede
  • Harold John Rogers
  • Frederick James Rogers
  • Kenneth Drew Rome
  • Alan Michil Ross
  • Herbert John Ross
  • William Henry Rosser
  • Thomas Rowe
  • Clarence Washington Rowley
  • Benjamin Thomas Royall
  • Charles Bowmer Russell
  • Stanton Eric Arthur Russell
  • Mark Anthony Sachs
  • Robert Henry Sadler
  • Douglas Julian Sale
  • William James Sander
  • Herbert Henry Sandford
  • Thomas Neville Sankey
  • Allen Rex Sarjent
  • John Francis Savage
  • Rupert Claude Sawyer
  • Edward Wright Saywell
  • James Bernard Anthony Scannell
  • Malcolm Scholes
  • Ivan James Scott
  • Robert Matthew Scott
  • Walter Scott Sherk
  • Charles Robert Shields
  • Frederick Shippam
  • Stephen Joseph Shippen
  • Richard HA Shirley
  • “Frederick C ameron Shortts”
  • David Aitken Sibbald
  • Thomas Charles Eugene Simmons
  • William James Simpson
  • Abel Simpson
  • David Sinclair
  • William McRae Sinclair
  • Charles Raymond Skerrett
  • [-] Slater
  • George Sarsfield Sloman
  • Donald Smedley
  • Arthur Layton Smith
  • Frederick Kenneth Smith
  • George Smith
  • Henry George Smith
  • Jack Smith
  • John Smith
  • P Smith
  • Peter Harold (Mornington) Smith
  • Reginald Charles Smith
  • Thomas Reginald Maxwell Smith
  • Thomas Richard Desmond Smith
  • Edmund Solomon
  • Carl Edward Sorsdahl
  • H Spence
  • William John Spence
  • Robert Spooner
  • John Henry Roy Sarano St. John
  • Alec Arthur Stanbridge
  • Bernard Harry Stanley
  • John Thomas Stanton
  • James Gordon Steele
  • Alexander Stephen
  • Frederick Iredale Stephens
  • Cyril George Stepney
  • Douglas Edward John Stevens
  • Charles Fullerton Stewart
  • Frank Stewart
  • John Kennedy Stewart
  • Wallace John Stewart
  • Wilfred Still
  • Harley Vernon Stinson
  • Edmund Ernest Stocker
  • Gordon Arthur Stocks
  • David Shearer Stodart
  • Eric John Stone
  • Arne Storm
  • JF Storms
  • John Philip Strachan
  • William Samuel Henry Strong
  • Henry Randolph McMahon Stroud
  • Leonard Alan Such
  • Alan Henry John Sumner
  • Allen Sunley
  • Wilfred Surtees
  • Thomas Henry Sutton
  • Wilfred Ernest Sutton
  • Donald Arthur Alfred Swain
  • Frederick William Sweet
  • Alan Tacey
  • Cyril Talby
  • Alexander Tannock
  • Albert Clement Michael Taylor
  • Albert Mark Taylor
  • Alexander Munro Taylor
  • F Taylor
  • Roger James Taylor
  • William Francis Taylor
  • Henry Horatio Taylour
  • Robert Martin Telfer
  • Thomas Mercer Telford
  • Harold Luttrell Temple
  • William Abbotson Tetley
  • James Copeland Thomas
  • Lionel Leonard Thomas
  • Ronald Albert Henry Thomas
  • Albert John Thomson
  • David Peter McDonald Thomson
  • Leonard Stewart Thorpe
  • John Lane Tillam
  • Ronald Frederick Tinkler
  • Douglas Tomlin
  • Albert Royden Tranter
  • Walter Palfrey Trask
  • Gerald Walter Traylor
  • Frank Morley Traynor
  • “Robert Irwin Trickett”
  • Edward John Trickey
  • Bernard Aidan Trott
  • Cyril Thomas John Trott
  • Albert Thomas Tuck
  • Richard Charles Tucker
  • Ronald Owen Tudberry
  • Frank Joseph Tudor
  • Derek Robinson Tulloch
  • Ralph Wilbert Tully
  • Edward Roland Turenne
  • Richard John Twine
  • Terence Michael Twomey
  • James Noel Underwood
  • John Arthur Van-Marle
  • John Richard Vass
  • Frank Walter Vincent
  • Stanley Seymour Vinicombe
  • Albert Edward Waddicor
  • Denis William Clayton Wade
  • “Donald Andrew Wager”
  • Horace John Walker
  • Archibald Victor Wallace
  • John Graham Walters
  • William David Ronald Walters
  • Anton Torvald Wang
  • Frank Frederick Ward
  • Reginald Arthur  Ward
  • Elliss Trevor Ware
  • James Walter Warren
  • Paul Sidney Warren
  • Thomas Henry Warren
  • Gomer Donald Waterer
  • Stanley Langford Conway Watt
  • George Peter Watts
  • Leonard George William Watts
  • William Henry Lewis Sidney Way
  • Jack Weaver
  • Kenneth Weaver
  • Leonard Sidney Webb
  • Roy Webb
  • “Alfred Ernest Webster”
  • Harry Webster
  • Vincent Webster
  • Norman Edwin Weighell
  • Harry Welch
  • Colin John Weldon
  • Arthur Henry Weller
  • Jack Clinton Wells
  • Roy Horace Wells
  • George Westmoreland
  • Ronald Wheatley
  • Leonard Mountstephen Whetham
  • Claude Geoffrey Whitaker
  • Horatius Douglas Stewart White
  • Jack White
  • Leslie Sunley White
  • Morris John Alfred White
  • Paul Berkeley White
  • Leonard Whiteley
  • Ross Albert Whitfield
  • E Whittaker
  • Frank William Whittaker
  • Geoffrey Rhodes Whitten
  • Edward Whitter
  • Albert James Wickersham
  • Ronald Edward Wilkes
  • Joseph William Wilkinson
  • Bernard Wilkinson
  • Archibald Ernest Williams
  • AT Williams
  • Edmund Howard Williams
  • Francis James Williams
  • John Jarvis Williams
  • Lawrence Earl Williams
  • Norman Francis Williams
  • Phillip John Williams
  • Ronald Charles Williams
  • W Williams
  • Ernest Frederick John Willis
  • Peter Collinson Wilson
  • Walter Montague Gordon Wing
  • Ronald William Wisson
  • Kenneth Wolstencroft
  • Dennis Henry Peter Womar
  • Alfred Harold Wood
  • Donald Wood
  • Douglas Stewart Wood
  • HG Wood
  • Joseph Richard Wood
  • Roy Wood
  • Richard Percival William Woodward
  • Henry George Wilfred Wooley
  • Henry Thomas Woonton
  • Ronald George Murray Wray
  • Harry Cecil Wright
  • James Henry Wright
  • P Wright
  • Ralph Henry Wright
  • George Harold Yeates
  • Daniel Christie Young
  • Joseph William Young

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
  • Other Squadron related Technical and Administrative Duties

However, some photographs have been found and these have been included on the following page

– Ground Personnel (WWII) –

War Casualties 

The following lists the names of those who lost their lives whilst on strength of the squadron in 1943. (The aircraft serial number and take-off date are also shown)

  1. Lawrence Rockliffe Adcock W7886 17/01/1943
  2. Eric Austin Alliston LW343 03/12/1943
  3. Gerald Walter Allso HR876 02/12/1943
  4. David James Anderson HR906 29/07/1943
  5. Charles Frederick Andrew HR851 29/07/1943
  6. James Wesley Andrews BB361 21/06/1943
  7. Donald William McGlashan Archer HR863 02/08/1943
  8. Albert Ernest Arter JB786 23/08/1943
  9. Richard Joseph Ayres HR795 27/05/1943
  10. Ernest Thomas Baker HR676 18/11/1943
  11. Stanley Alfred Baldwin HR862 17/08/1943
  12. Frederick Vernon Barnard BB361 21/06/1943
  13. John Irvine Barrie HR848 21/06/1943
  14. Anthony Claude Beddoe DT806 10/04/1943
  15. Alfred Arthur Charles Bedward HR863 02/08/1943
  16. Frederick Ronald Beech DT489 04/05/1943
  17. Ernest Bell DT804 29/05/1943
  18. Frank George Bell HR985 11/11/1943
  19. Graham Thomas Beveridge HR812 28/06/1943
  20. Thomas David Bishop HR846 23/08/1943
  21. Osborne Lloyd Bliss HR928 23/08/1943
  22. Ronald Henry Boone JB785 11/06/1943
  23. Cyril Bourne W7873 16/04/1943
  24. Arthur Patrick Bowker HR908 09/08/1943
  25. Robert Abner Hugh Bowring HR673 03/07/1943
  26. Aubrey Ronald Brace HR926 22/10/1943
  27. Michael Albert Edward Bradford HR678 14/04/1943
  28. Frederick Arthur Braybrook W7886 17/01/1943
  29. Edward James Brown HR878 31/08/1943
  30. John Hilton Brown W7851 08/03/1943
  31. William Gordon Leslie Brown HR799 21/06/1943
  32. Llyn David Bryant W7825 25/05/1943
  33. Dennis Burke HR928 23/08/1943
  34. John Joseph Butler JB786 23/08/1943
  35. Denis George Button HR798 11/11/1943
  36. John Muir Candlish HR985 11/11/1943
  37. Reginald Brian Capon HR848 21/06/1943
  38. Leslie Ernest Carey HR812 28/06/1943
  39. Ernest Cassingham JB785 11/06/1943
  40. Edward Cavill HR795 27/05/1943
  41. Michael Wilfred Peter Clarke W7878 21/06/1943
  42. Frank Charles Cleaver HR795 27/05/1943
  43. Joseph Albert George Cobb DT489 04/05/1943
  44. Nelson Alexander Cobb HR850 28/06/1943
  45. Samuel Albert Coles DT489 04/05/1943
  46. John Desmond Collinge DT489 04/05/1943
  47. Francis Cyril Compton HR812 28/06/1943
  48. Edwin George Cooper JB786 23/08/1943
  49. Anthony Graham Cox HR673 03/07/1943
  50. Walter David Craig HR928 23/08/1943
  51. George Cruickshank W7873 16/04/1943
  52. George Russell Davidson HR986 29/12/1943
  53. Ronald Cecil Davies HR863 02/08/1943
  54. Michael John Day HR876 02/12/1943
  55. Wallace Edward Charles Dillow HR986 29/12/1943
  56. Francis John Dimond LW343 03/12/1943
  57. Bewick Johnston Dowse W7878 21/06/1943
  58. George Charles Dynes W7907 27/03/1943
  59. Peter Campbell Elliott W7877 01/03/1943
  60. Harl J. Espy W7907 27/03/1943
  61. Douglas Arthur Norman Evans DT488 23/05/1943
  62. Jack Fiddler HR861 10/08/1943
  63. Harry Richard Fink W7878 21/06/1943
  64. Charles Harold Fisher DT489 04/05/1943
  65. Patrick Flynn W7851 08/03/1943
  66. Albert Victor Forsyth HR907 27/09/1943
  67. Eric Charles Fox HR906 29/07/1943
  68. William Joseph Freeman W7885 13/02/1943
  69. Michael O’Donovan Fuller W7825 25/05/1943
  70. George Murray Galbraith JB787 25/07/1943
  71. Colin Henry Garner W7876 29/05/1943
  72. Edward Garner W7825 25/05/1943
  73. William Dixon Gray W7876 29/05/1943
  74. Francis Joseph Greenwood JB785 11/06/1943
  75. James Russell Griffin HR878 31/08/1943
  76. Robert William Griffiths HR880 16/08/1943
  77. Stanley Groom DT488 23/05/1943
  78. Ronald Hageman HR795 27/05/1943
  79. Patrick Archibald Haggarty HR880 16/08/1943
  80. Reginald Hamblin HR861 10/08/1943
  81. Cledwyn Matthew Harcombe W7878 21/06/1943
  82. Rosina Doreen Hardcastle Accident? 22/05/1943
  83. John Wilfred Harrison HR985 11/11/1943
  84. Alain Morison Harvey DT488 23/05/1943
  85. Frederick Hay HR678 14/04/1943
  86. Bernard James Healy HX169 18/11/1943
  87. George Racine Herbert JB785 11/06/1943
  88. Ronald William Hodge DT804 29/05/1943
  89. Jack Hogg W7825 25/05/1943
  90. Kenneth Holt LW343 03/12/1943
  91. Ronald Hoos DT804 29/05/1943
  92. Joseph Hooson HR986 29/12/1943
  93. Leslie Dennis Hosking HR985 11/11/1943
  94. Gunnar Høverstad HX167 02/12/1943
  95. Stanley George Howe DT805 11/06/1943
  96. Cyril Duggan Hughes HR851 29/07/1943
  97. Stuart Fred Hughes HR819 13/07/1943
  98. William Hughes HR812 28/06/1943
  99. William George Jackett HR861 10/08/1943
  100. Frederick James Jarvis HR793 29/05/1943
  101. Jack Raymond Johnson DT488 23/05/1943
  102. Peter Johnston HR793 29/05/1943
  103. John Jolly HR673 03/07/1943
  104. David John Jones BB361 21/06/1943
  105. Denis Kelly W7877 01/03/1943
  106. John Gerard Kennedy DT804 29/05/1943
  107. Robert Stanley Kift HR926 22/10/1943
  108. Donald Eddie Killick JB787 25/07/1943
  109. Samuel James Knight DT806 10/04/1943
  110. Henry John Krohn HR799 21/06/1943
  111. William Laverick HR986 29/12/1943
  112. Roy Victor Ledger W7877 01/03/1943
  113. James Livingstone Lee HR833 29/05/1943
  114. Peter Richard Lissner HR673 03/07/1943
  115. Neil Thomas MacAulay BB361 21/06/1943
  116. Michael Charles Xavier Mack HR928 23/08/1943
  117. Sidney Colin Rive Mackie HX270 20/12/1943
  118. Alister Campbell MacLeod W7878 21/06/1943
  119. Joseph Marsh HR819 13/07/1943
  120. Leonard Marshall HR795 27/05/1943
  121. John Reid Martyn W7873 16/04/1943
  122. Vernon Reginald Matthews DT806 10/04/1943
  123. Francis Montague Mazin W7878 21/06/1943
  124. Frederick Donald McColl W7886 17/01/1943
  125. Francis Cole McCubbin HR876 02/12/1943
  126. William Philip MacDonald McIntosh HR928 23/08/1943
  127. John Andrew Whitmore McKenzie LW343 03/12/1943
  128. Stanislaus Cyril McKiernan HR863 02/08/1943
  129. William Austin McMullan W7886 17/01/1943
  130. George Merrill HR876 02/12/1943
  131. Leslie James Miles HR795 27/05/1943
  132. Donald Harold Milne HR673 03/07/1943
  133. Ernest Raymond Moore HR819 13/07/1943
  134. Reginald Arthur Muldoon BB361 21/06/1943
  135. George Connelly Mutch HR880 16/08/1943
  136. Reginald Albert Nason DT806 10/04/1943
  137. James Hubert Naylor W7907 27/03/1943
  138. George Newsham HR878 31/08/1943
  139. Robert William Nixon HR928 23/08/1943
  140. Rundle Houston Oats W7825 25/05/1943
  141. William Richard Pallister HR908 09/08/1943
  142. Charles Pattison W7907 27/03/1943
  143. Norman Alfred John Pearce JB787 25/07/1943
  144. Alfred Penfold HR676 18/11/1943
  145. Albert Joseph Perkins HR862 17/08/1943
  146. Rex Gordon Perrett HR906 29/07/1943
  147. Harold Cass Pexton HR851 29/07/1943
  148. William Phipps HR985 11/11/1943
  149. Herbert Pickup HR863 02/08/1943
  150. Victor Stanley Platt HR833 29/05/1943
  151. Thomas Price JB787 25/07/1943
  152. Robert George Pritchard DT488 23/05/1943
  153. Peter Roland Raggett HR862 17/08/1943
  154. David John Richards DT801 12/05/1943
  155. Desmond Albert Richardson HR876 02/12/1943
  156. Joseph Georges Paul Emille Richer W7878 21/06/1943
  157. John Coates Riley HR676 18/11/1943
  158. William Downie Robertson BB361 21/06/1943
  159. Basil Vernon Robinson HR928 23/08/1943
  160. Thomas Andrew Robson HX270 20/12/1943
  161. Herbert John Ross HR833 29/05/1943
  162. Stanton Eric Arthur Russell DT489 04/05/1943
  163. Thomas Neville Sankey W7877 01/03/1943
  164. Rupert Claude Sawyer DT801 12/05/1943
  165. Edward Wright Saywell HR819 13/07/1943
  166. Robert Matthew Scott BB361 21/06/1943
  167. Charles Robert Shields DT488 23/05/1943
  168. Thomas Charles Eugene Simmons W7825 25/05/1943
  169. George Sarsfield Sloman W7877 01/03/1943
  170. Arthur Layton Smith HR676 18/11/1943
  171. John Smith HR676 18/11/1943
  172. Reginald Charles Smith W7907 27/03/1943
  173. Thomas Reginald Maxwell Smith HR673 03/07/1943
  174. Edmund Solomon HR863 02/08/1943
  175. William John Spence HR906 29/07/1943
  176. Robert Spooner HR906 29/07/1943
  177. John Henry Roy Sarano St. John HR848 21/06/1943
  178. Cyril George Stepney HR676 18/11/1943
  179. Frank Stewart JB785 11/06/1943
  180. Harley Vernon Stinson HR876 02/12/1943
  181. Eric John Stone HR986 29/12/1943
  182. Alan Henry John Sumner HR880 16/08/1943
  183. Allen Sunley HR908 09/08/1943
  184. Thomas Henry Sutton HR878 31/08/1943
  185. Donald Arthur Alfred Swain LW326 25/11/1943
  186. Alexander Tannock DT804 29/05/1943
  187. Alexander Munro Taylor DT804 29/05/1943
  188. Harold Luttrell Temple HR908 09/08/1943
  189. William Abbotson Tetley HR833 29/05/1943
  190. Ronald Albert Henry Thomas W7907 27/03/1943
  191. Albert John Thomson HR985 11/11/1943
  192. Frank Morley Traynor HR833 29/05/1943
  193. Albert Thomas Tuck HR907 27/09/1943
  194. Richard Charles Tucker HR846 23/08/1943
  195. Stanley Seymour Vinicombe W7851 08/03/1943
  196. William David Ronald Walters HR851 29/07/1943
  197. Frank Frederick Ward HR819 13/07/1943
  198. Stanley Langford Conway Watt W7877 01/03/1943
  199. Roy Webb HR906 29/07/1943
  200. Harry Webster HR928 23/08/1943
  201. Vincent Webster HR862 17/08/1943
  202. Roy Horace Wells HR876 02/12/1943
  203. Ronald Wheatley HR678 14/04/1943
  204. Jack White HR848 21/06/1943
  205. Morris John Alfred White HR880 16/08/1943
  206. Frank William Whittaker HR819 13/07/1943
  207. Albert James Wickersham LW326 25/11/1943
  208. Ronald Edward Wilkes HR678 14/04/1943
  209. Ronald Charles Williams HR986 29/12/1943
  210. Ernest Frederick John Willis HR851 29/07/1943
  211. Kenneth Wolstencroft HR673 03/07/1943
  212. Donald Wood HR985 11/11/1943
  213. Douglas Stewart Wood HR862 17/08/1943
  214. James Henry Wright HX270 20/12/1943
  215. Ralph Henry Wright HR676 18/11/1943
  216. George Harold Yeates W7907 27/03/1943
  217. Joseph William Young W7873 16/04/1943

Prisoners of War / Internees

The following lists the names of those who were captured and imprisoned (or interned) whilst on strength of the squadron in 1943. (The aircraft serial number and take-off date are also shown)

POW (held in German POW Camps)

  1. Donald Robert Alexander HR685 21/06/1943
  2. John William Annetts HR865 23/08/1943
  3. Roland Hurlston Baldwin HR850 28/06/1943
  4. Allan Roland Ball JB786 23/08/1943
  5. Albert Peter Balson HR685 21/06/1943
  6. Winston Barrington HX270 20/12/1943
  7. Frederick William Barry DT805 11/06/1943
  8. Reginald Ernest Bates JB787 25/07/1943
  9. Henry Charles Billett HR812 28/06/1943
  10. David Farrant Bland HR865 23/08/1943
  11. John Cecil Bonet LW343 03/12/1943
  12. Daniel Robert Bown W7876 29/05/1943
  13. Peter Golding Boyce JB786 23/08/1943
  14. Stuart Vincent Brazier HX167 02/12/1943
  15. William Lacey Breckell HR906 29/07/1943
  16. Arthur George Briggs HX167 02/12/1943
  17. Ernest Gordon Brown HR908 09/08/1943
  18. Thomas Laurie Brown HR678 14/04/1943
  19. Ian Morgan Rutherford Brownlie W7886 17/01/1943
  20. George Buchan DT805 11/06/1943
  21. Charles Henry Bulloch HR850 28/06/1943
  22. Wilfred Henry  Burgess DT805 11/06/1943
  23. Michael Thomas Byrne HR793 29/05/1943
  24. Francis Ronald Carpenter HR848 21/06/1943
  25. James Casey HR846 23/08/1943
  26. George Christopher Harvey Chandler W7877 01/03/1943
  27. Bruce James Henry Cheal LW343 03/12/1943
  28. Daniel David Cleary HR865 23/08/1943
  29. David Archibald Codd HR850 28/06/1943
  30. John Colgan HR846 23/08/1943
  31. George Frederick Collier LW326 25/11/1943
  32. Wilfred John Cooke HX167 02/12/1943
  33. Jack Kenneth Corke W7886 17/01/1943
  34. Albert George Murray Coulam W7851 08/03/1943
  35. Andrew Walt Cowan HR793 29/05/1943
  36. Patrick Norman Croft HR799 21/06/1943
  37. William Cooke Dallin HR798 11/11/1943
  38. George William Darling HR685 21/06/1943
  39. John Davidson DT804 29/05/1943
  40. William Robert John Dingle HX270 20/12/1943
  41. Eric Charles Dobie HR908 09/08/1943
  42. Francis Robert Dolling HR907 27/09/1943
  43. Joseph Francis Dowsing HR799 21/06/1943
  44. Stanley Arthur Durrant HR926 22/10/1943
  45. Ross Oliver Elford DT801 12/05/1943
  46. John Elwell HR846 23/08/1943
  47. William Richard Fairey DT488 23/05/1943
  48. Francis Fenton HR851 29/07/1943
  49. Ronald Denis Ferguson HR880 16/08/1943
  50. Glenburne George Galvin HR861 10/08/1943
  51. Geoffrey Harvey Gardner W7876 29/05/1943
  52. John Charles Goodson HR833 29/05/1943
  53. Stanley Kiran Gordon-Powell HR812 28/06/1943
  54. James Harrison Graham HR799 21/06/1943
  55. Robert Thomas Hall W7825 25/05/1943
  56. Ronald George Hands W7876 29/05/1943
  57. Wilfred George Hart HR926 22/10/1943
  58. Geoffrey Edward  Heard DT801 12/05/1943
  59. Cyril Arthur Hewlett HR907 27/09/1943
  60. William Henry Hickson HR799 21/06/1943
  61. Gordon Davidson Hogg HR861 10/08/1943
  62. Robert Scott Hogg HR865 23/08/1943
  63. Ronald Leonard Hooper HR880 16/08/1943
  64. Roy Horsburgh JB786 23/08/1943
  65. Reginald Gordon Houston HR793 29/05/1943
  66. Gordon James Hurley HR846 23/08/1943
  67. Allan Delamere Hutchinson HR799 21/06/1943
  68. Peter McGregor Jackson HR685 21/06/1943
  69. Hector Alfred Jamieson DT805 11/06/1943
  70. Stanley Francis Jefferson HR798 11/11/1943
  71. George Arthur Jones HR833 29/05/1943
  72. James Ellis Jones HR908 09/08/1943
  73. John Richard Jones DT806 10/04/1943
  74. Arthur Robert Jordan HR926 22/10/1943
  75. Ronald Arnold Kempsell DT806 10/04/1943
  76. Mathias Stanley Keon JB785 20/04/1943
  77. Walter George Kingham HR926 22/10/1943
  78. Jack Benjamin James Knowles W7876 29/05/1943
  79. Lawrence Edward Nicklin Lahey HR865 23/08/1943
  80. Desmond Ewart Abel Lander LW326 25/11/1943
  81. “Thomas Henry Lane” HR685 21/06/1943
  82. Roy Frederick MacDonald HR685 21/06/1943
  83. Robert Hubert Makin JB785 11/06/1943
  84. Fred Shaw Maltas HR799 21/06/1943
  85. Ronald McTavish Mather HR907 27/09/1943
  86. Harold Matthews HX270 20/12/1943
  87. Jack Edward Stuart Matthews HR850 28/06/1943
  88. John Cameron McDougall HX167 02/12/1943
  89. Duncan McIntyre Miller JB786 23/08/1943
  90. Douglas Milmine JB787 25/07/1943
  91. Samuel Angus Moores DT801 12/05/1943
  92. Alan Henry Mundy DT805 11/06/1943
  93. Terence Gordon O’Shaughnessy HR678 14/04/1943
  94. Wyndham Rhydian Owen W7873 16/04/1943
  95. Christopher Fiveash Packham HR926 22/10/1943
  96. Norman Sidney Francis Palmer LW326 25/11/1943
  97. Peter Henry Palmer HR862 17/08/1943
  98. Stuart Henry Piper JB787 25/07/1943
  99. Arthur Haydn Porter HR795 27/05/1943
  100. Richard Joseph Quigly HR848 21/06/1943
  101. Frederick Charles Redman HR986 29/12/1943
  102. Frederick Roberts HR862 17/08/1943
  103. Trevor Wynne Roberts HR798 11/11/1943
  104. Ernest Alfred Roede HR793 29/05/1943
  105. Frederick James Rogers HR685 21/06/1943
  106. Clarence Washington Rowley DT801 12/05/1943
  107. Benjamin Thomas Royall HR793 29/05/1943
  108. Charles Bowmer Russell HR861 10/08/1943
  109. Mark Anthony Sachs HR850 28/06/1943
  110. Allen Rex Sarjent W7876 29/05/1943
  111. William McRae Sinclair HX270 20/12/1943
  112. Peter Harold (Mornington) Smith LW343 03/12/1943
  113. James Gordon Steele LW326 25/11/1943
  114. Alexander Stephen HR863 02/08/1943
  115. Arne Storm HX167 02/12/1943
  116. Leonard Alan Such HR865 23/08/1943
  117. Wilfred Surtees HR878 31/08/1943
  118. Wilfred Ernest Sutton HR865 23/08/1943
  119. Alan Tacey W7851 08/03/1943
  120. Albert Mark Taylor W7886 17/01/1943
  121. Roger James Taylor HR812 28/06/1943
  122. David Peter McDonald Thomson LW326 25/11/1943
  123. Walter Palfrey Trask HR850 28/06/1943
  124. “Ralph Wilbert Tully” HR907 27/09/1943
  125. Frank Walter Vincent HR678 14/04/1943
  126. Denis William Clayton Wade HR798 11/11/1943
  127. Archibald Victor Wallace JB785 11/06/1943
  128. Elliss Trevor Ware HR861 10/08/1943
  129. Gomer Donald Waterer W7851 08/03/1943
  130. George Peter Watts DT805 11/06/1943
  131. Colin John Weldon HR851 29/07/1943
  132. Leonard Whiteley HR850 28/06/1943
  133. Francis James Williams HR848 21/06/1943
  134. John Jarvis Williams HR846 23/08/1943
  135. Phillip John Williams HX167 02/12/1943
  136. Ronald William Wisson HR819 13/07/1943
  137. Roy Wood HR793 29/05/1943
  138. Henry George Wilfred Wooley HR878 31/08/1943
  139. Henry Thomas Woonton JB785 20/04/1943
  140. Daniel Christie Young W7885 13/02/1943

Evaders

The following table lists the names of those who evaded capture whilst on strength of the squadron in 1943. (The aircraft serial number and take-off date are also shown)

  1. William George Allen W7873 16/04/1943
  2. John Napoleon Barry W7885 13/02/1943
  3. David Ronald Bradley W7873 16/04/1943
  4. Gordon Henry Francis Carter W7885 13/02/1943
  5. Ronald William Daniel HR985 11/11/1943
  6. Henry Brian Hall HR798 11/11/1943
  7. George Frank Lambert DT806 10/04/1943
  8. Richard Martin W7885 13/02/1943
  9. Nicholas Joseph Matich HR907 27/09/1943
  10. Herbert Arthur Penny HR878 31/08/1943
  11. Douglas Julian Sale DT801 12/05/1943
  12. David Aitken Sibbald W7851 08/03/1943
  13. James Copeland Thomas W7885 13/02/1943
  14. Edward Roland Turenne W7885 13/02/1943
  15. John Richard Vass HR798 11/11/1943