1966 Personnel

No. 35 Squadron FEAF Detachment
[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]

Squadron Command

Commanding OfficerDA Arnott

Strength:

Cottesmore

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)Varied between 57 and 63
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)1

Rotational Tengah Detachments (January to August)

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew) and Commissioned Officers (Ground)Varied between 22 and 27
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)Varied between 89 and 100

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron in 1966:

Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)

  • Pilot
    • Donald Aston Arnott
    • NB Baldwin
    • B Dorrington
    • Raymond Dennis Downs
    • PG Franklin
    • RB Gilvary
    • JE Hainsworth
    • TEL Jarron
    • DW Lee
    • JD Lloyd
    • AM Mitchell
    • JM Morgan
    • CFS Redmond
    • LDA Russell
    • HH Skinner
    • R Smith
  • Co-Pilot
    • JA Bayliss
    • Christopher Clive Chacksfield
    • PJW Clark
    • P Coulson
    • GH Delmege
    • RA Frith
    • SW Grierson
    • JC Hutchence
    • MB Hutchins
    • BE Jones
    • Nigel Richard Kirby
    • MA Kirk
    • MSJ McKinley
    • DJ Thomas
    • MC Ward
  • Nav (Plotter)
    • RM Bayne
    • GJ Blackburn
    • WD Butterworth
    • GEC Garrett
    • JAW Laurenson
    • BHD Mason
    • DJ Milne
    • K Penn
    • WA Scragg
    • DN Spicer
    • E Stacey
    • Ernie Todd
    • FJH Watson
    • AK Wilmshurst
    • AJ Wright
  • Nav (Radar)
    • MCA Clarke
    • JR Fennell
    • PN Fulena
    • RK Greenwood
    • Frank Henry Lee
    • BE Lee-Cooper
    • T Lynn
    • CB Messenger
    • RT Mooney
    • P Morgan
    • IA Rhodes
    • AB Thompson
    • DV Tickner
    • LA Wisbey
  • AEO
    • C Barnes
    • TR Bindon
    • RC Chapple
    • EW Gent
    • JH Gibbs
    • ER Hannaford
    • NG Hardinge
    • GA John
    • RJ Kemmett
    • MJ O’Leary
    • J Paterson
    • D Payne
    • JM Shackleton
    • MJ Whelan
    • Eric Winter

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) (Tengah Detachment Only)
  • 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

AOC Inspection June 1966 / PG Franklin Crew / Crews returning from FEAF Detachment
[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]