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

Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)

All technical and engineering work, including daily servicing of squadron aircraft, was carried out by personnel on strength of the station [Centralised Servicing]), leaving only Administration Personnel on strength of the squadron

Photo Gallery

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

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