1919 Personnel

Personnel on strength of the squadron included:

  • Headquarters
    • Squadron Commander, Flying Officers, Equipment Officer, Assistant Machine Gun Instructor, Recording Officer, Warrant Officers, Flight Serjeants, Armourers, Acetylene Welder, Blacksmiths, Carpenters, Clerks (General), Coppersmith, Cook, Drivers (MT), Electricians, Fitters (General), Fitter (Machinist), Fitter (Turner), Instrument Repairers, Motor Cyclists, Mechanics (Wireless), Sailmakers, Storemen, Vulcansier
    • Also attached: RAMC, Batmen
  • Three Flights, each consisting of:
    • Flight Commander, Flying Officers, Officer Observers, Equipment Officer, Qualified Aerial Gunners, Flight Serjeant, Serjeants, Carpenter, Coppersmith, Cooks, Drivers (MT), Electrician, Fitters (General), Fitters (Engine), Fitters (Turner), Instrument Repairer, Mechanics (Wireless), Motor Cyclists, Photographers, Riggers, Sailmaker
    • Also attached: Batmen

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron in 1919:

  • James Kilgour Aitken
  • Harold Allsebrook
  • Cyril Douglas Ball
  • Hugh Leslie Bellamy
  • Hugh Nash Bradbrooke
  • David Marshall Brown
  • James Arthur Leslie Brown
  • Albert Ernest Buckingham
  • Arthur Buckley
  • James Albert Callaghan
  • Stanley Adams Church
  • Bertrand Lampard Clift
  • Alfred Henry Coles
  • Arthur Leopold Corson
  • George William Cox
  • [-] Dyson
  • Thomas Joseph Fazackerley
  • Mordaunt William Gallop
  • James Stewart Gourlay
  • Henry Griffiths
  • James Bain Gunn
  • Emile Louis Hallett
  • Ernest Robert Hargreaves
  • Arley Graham Hilton
  • John Kenworthy Holdsworth
  • Herbert Stewart Howard
  • Arnold Laver
  • Raoul Lazarri
  • John Howe Mallam
  • Thornton Ewart McMann
  • Robert Francis McMichael
  • Cecil Walter Murray
  • Harley Phillips
  • William Maxwell Phillips
  • Herbert Keith Pople
  • Thomas Robertson Scott
  • Edward Frederick Sedgwick
  • Malcolm Gilbert Watson Stewart
  • William Wintersgill Tebbutt
  • GI Thomson
  • Ranald Leng Harben Valentine
  • James McDonald Walker
  • Joseph Walker
  • Harold Francis Walters
  • Richard Ernest La Fenillade Wyatt

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 servicing, ongoing maintenance and scheduled servicing of squadron aircraft and equipment
  • Other squadron related technical and administrative duties (such as Logistics, Air Operations Support, Intelligence, Administration and Personnel / Medical support)

More information can be found on the following page

– Ground Personnel 1916 to 1919 –

War Casualties

  1. Woodward, Walter