1964 Personnel

35 Squadron 1964 (Cropped) [Courtesy of Roger Langley].jpg

35 Squadron at Coningsby 26th February 1964 [Courtesy of Roger Langley]

Squadron Command

Commanding OfficerDB Craig

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew) and Commissioned Officers (Ground)Varied between 36 and 55 (11 constituted crews)
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)Varied between 150 and 1 (*)

(*) In March 1964, all Engineering Personnel on strength of the squadron were reallocated to the station Technical Wing (Centralised Servicing), leaving only Administration Personnel on strength of the squadron

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron in 1964:

Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)

  • Pilot
    • MJ Cawsey
    • DB Craig
    • Raymond Dennis Downs
    • PG Franklin
    • ID Gallwey
    • RB Gilvary
    • JE Hainsworth
    • JP L’Estrange
    • JD Lloyd
    • T Mason
    • JM Morgan
    • GG Ness
    • DJ Pownall
  • Co-Pilot
    • JA Bayliss
    • JE Bremner-Young
    • Christopher Clive Chacksfield
    • J Conway
    • P Coulson
    • B Dorrington
    • JA Edwards
    • SW Grierson
    • BE Jones
    • JD Knapp
    • P Langdown
    • CN McDougall
    • MSJ McKinley
    • THS Nash
    • LDA Russell
    • DJ Thomas
  • Nav (Plotter)
    • RM Bayne
    • R Bradley
    • AR Court
    • GC Goodyer
    • V Hugo
    • DR Lowe
    • BHD Mason
    • DJ Milne
    • K Penn
    • E Stacey
    • B Tew
    • SMR Webster
    • AK Wilmshurst
  • Nav (Radar)
    • BM Anderson
    • AM Bowman
    • MCA Clarke
    • D Davie
    • G Davies
    • BE Lee-Cooper
    • T Lynn
    • RT Mooney
    • IA Rhodes
    • IC Scott
    • J Shaw
    • AB Thompson
    • DV Tickner
    • RS Tilford
  • AEO
    • C Barnes
    • PH Batty
    • TR Bindon
    • DM Campbell
    • AJ Campion
    • RC Chapple
    • SJ Dunstan
    • DB Fryett
    • EW Gent
    • ER Hannaford
    • MJ O’Leary
    • J Paterson
    • GW Salmon
    • MJ Whelan
    • L Wood

Commissioned Officers (Ground) and Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)

No. 35 Squadron’s record book contains little or no information regarding Commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned Other Ranks who provided ground support to the squadron’s air operations;. However, a few listings can be found (eg on squadron movement orders).

Personnel on strength of the squadron during the year included:

  • Engineering Personnel (undertaking daily inspection, servicing and preparation of squadron aircraft, in readiness for air operations) (up until March 1964)
  • Other Personnel (undertaking squadron specific technical and administrative duties)

More details on roles etc can be found on the following page:

– Ground Personnel 1962 to 1968 –

Photo Gallery

Farewell to Boston Parade 19th October 1964
[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]

Constituted / Reconstituted Crews

1. Pownall / Edwards Langdown / Webster / Shaw / Dunstan
2. Ness / Dorrington / Court / Stevens Tilford / Campion Salmon Fryett
3. Craig / McDougall / Tew / Anderson / Campbell Campion
4. Mason / Nash / Goodyer Webster/ Davies / Barnes
5. L’Estrange / Jones / Penn / Lee-Cooper / Gent
6. Gallwey / Grierson / Bradley / Bowman / Batty
7. Downs / McKinley / Wilmshurst / Thompson / Hannaford
8. Franklin / Coulson / Milne / Tickner / Bindon
9. Lloyd / Russell / Rhodes / Whelan / Hugo
10. Hainsworth / Bayliss / Mason / Lynn / Chapple
11. Morgan / Chacksfield / Stacey / Clarke / Paterson
12. Gilvary / Thomas / Bayne / Mooney / O’Leary