1972 Personnel

Believed to be October 1972 [Courtesy of Ron Morris]

Squadron Command

Commanding Officer– Wing Commander JB Fitzpatrick
– 12/1972: Handed over to Wing Commander KI Watson

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)Varied between 54 and 56 (11 constituted crews)
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)1

The following are known to have been on strength of the squadron in 1972:

Commissioned Officers (Air Crew)

  • Pilot
    • NB Baldwin
    • DH Bennett
    • PA Branthwaite
    • J Flood
    • BJ Gowling
    • ACR Ingoldby
    • WD MacGillivray
    • GW McKay
    • VF O’Sullivan
    • BD Pettit
    • AW Semple
    • D Smith
    • D Walby
    • KI Watson
  • Co-Pilot
    • PM Bidston
    • KJ Burgess
    • S Calton
    • WM Campbell
    • DW Frost
    • PL Glyde
    • DJ Guyatt
    • RF Lane
    • GB Lindsay
    • DV Major
    • SW Marston
    • M Roe
    • N Thurston
    • MD Wylie
  • Nav (Plotter)
    • GJ Beasley
    • JT Bell
    • RA Carter
    • KB Chalkley
    • RMS Cook
    • JF Davies
    • JL Davies
    • CR Dent
    • FR Guard
    • RE Leach
    • GK Pipe
    • B Rutledge
    • WA Scragg
    • R Smith
    • RC Stokes
    • CE Wade
  • Nav (Radar)
    • J Barker
    • JHNM Blakey
    • RA Brocklebank
    • ESR Burke
    • KAD Evans
    • RC Feast
    • RW Hardisty
    • JP Holland
    • BE Lee-Cooper
    • CJ Leggett
    • DL Rodgers
    • P Taylor
    • N Tunley
    • GP Turfrey
    • KR Watson
    • NS Yeldham
  • AEO
    • IJ Angus
    • JE Butchard
    • PJB Elliott
    • JA Glenton
    • DAW Harding
    • FJ- Jones
    • R Knight
    • JP Lamont
    • AJ McIntyre
    • Ron Morris
    • JP Pearson
    • RP Robinson
    • A Ward
    • JDM Widdess
    • ACMN Young

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).

As all engineering work was carried out by personnel on strength of the station, the only personnel on strength of the squadron during the year were:

  • Personnel (undertaking squadron specific technical and administrative duties)

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

– Ground Personnel 1969 to 1974 –

Photo Gallery

Masirah Detachment 1972 [Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre].jpg

Masirah Detachment January 1972
[Courtesy of Marham Aviation Heritage Centre]