1952 Personnel

Squadron Command

Commanding Officer:Squadron Leader FR Flynn AFC

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew):Varied between 19 and 28
No. of Non Commissioned Air Crew:Varied between 42 and 68
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground):Varied between 84 and 108

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron during 1952:

  • Pilot
    • Austin Malcolm Andrew
    • [-] Bates
    • Kenneth Patrick Charman
    • [-] Cotton
    • Ronald Montgomery Crawford
    • Maurice John Creighton
    • Donald Edward Dormer
    • Frederick Henry Dyke
    • William Farnell
    • [-] Fisher
    • Frederick Ronald Flynn
    • [-] Gregory
    • [-] Heinrich
    • [-] Hole
    • Ernest Jackson
    • [-] Leggett
    • William David Edward Martin
    • [-] Martin
    • [-] Parker
    • Tony George Peat
    • Edward Roberts
    • [-] Shuster
    • Robert William Stafford
    • Jack Stirrup
    • Alfred Edward  Sweeney
    • [-] Whitehead
    • Raphael George Wigley
    • Richard Norman Williams
    • Peter John Wilson
  • Navigator / Observer
    • [-] Bell
    • [-] Brackenbridge
    • [-] Brown
    • John Rowell Denney
    • Alan Anthony Douglass
    • Alban Anthony Duckett
    • Henry Thomas Gladwyn
    • Percy Hall
    • William Oliver Hanna
    • Michael John Kennell
    • Robert Arthur Kirkland
    • Andrew Leddy
    • Eric Alexander Meikle
    • [-] Milne
    • Peter Alan Ottridge
    • Eric Parker
    • John Patterson
    • William Frederick John Pike
    • Godfrey Lionel Pool
    • Geoffrey Pratt
    • Michael Oscar Reed
    • John Verney
    • Leonard Walker
  • Signaller
    • Thomas Frederick John Carter
    • Gerald William Clamp
    • [-] Cook
    • Terence Patrick Crowe
    • Nicholas Joseph John Mario Francis Doran
    • Kenneth Joseph Hickling
    • Robert Francis Jarvis
    • William Samuel Jones
    • Peter Mooney
    • Thomas William Pawson
    • Ronald Victor Radford
    • Philip Rivkin
    • [-] Sheriston
    • Kenneth Moore Somerset
    • Ronald Wilson Walters
  • Gunner
    • Stanley James Arnold
    • George Beattie
    • Stephen George William Bethell
    • Michael Thomas Campbell
    • Norman Stanley Cochrane
    • Ronald George Coulson
    • George Edward Crossman
    • John Saunders Currie
    • [-] Dunholme?
    • [-] Elam
    • Robert William Patrick Enderby
    • Richard Leslie Evans
    • Denis William Eynstone
    • William McGillivray Falconer
    • Leonard Frank Frazier
    • John Capel Gilmour
    • William John Grieve
    • Noel Hayward
    • [-] Heathcote
    • David Henderson
    • John Frank Morris Hutt
    • [-] Irving
    • George John William Jeffery
    • David George Wiliam Hubert Jones
    • [-] Jones
    • [-] King
    • William Mark Lawrence
    • [-] Lee
    • William Charles Marriage
    • [-] Marsden
    • [-] McBain
    • Basil Gordon McCarthy
    • Donald McKinnon
    • Frederick Charles McMillan
    • Malcolm David John Parkinson
    • [-] Parrett
    • Peter Frederick George Paxton
    • [-] Pelham
    • Denis Donovan Piggford
    • [-] Russell
    • Peter Matthew Simpson
    • Vincent William Stacey
    • Edward Byron Thomas
    • David John Thrower
    • Leonard Titmus
    • Allan Watson
    • Alfred John Worsdell
  • Engineer
    • Paul Edward Charles Barfoot
    • John Ronald Brown
    • William Robert Brownjohn
    • [-] Burne
    • Donald James Crawford
    • George Oliver Dalgarno
    • James Dwerryhouse
    • Edward John Flanagan
    • Brian Neville Gladwell
    • Philip Frances Hartley
    • John Desmond Kirby
    • [-] Leck?
    • [-] Lindsey
    • Robert John McFadden
    • Godfrey Niblett
    • Terence Oswell
    • [-] Payne
    • Stanley Arthur James Piper
    • [-] Rawdon
    • Frank Edward Charles Sawyer
    • [-] Shelterton

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 inspection, servicing and preparation of squadron aircraft, in readiness for air operations
  • Squadron related Administrative Duties

However, some listings have been found (eg on squadron movement orders) and the names on these lists have been included on the following page:

– Ground Personnel 1951 – 1961 –

Personnel Losses

  • JP Ballard (Co-Pilot)
  • Maurice John Creighton (Pilot)
  • Terence Patrick Crowe (Signaller)
  • William Oliver Hanna (Nav. / Obs.)