1956 Personnel

Squadron Command

Commanding Officer:– Squadron Leader TA McCulloch
– 05/03/1956: Handed over to Squadron Leader RG Price DFC

Strength

No. of Commissioned Officers (Air Crew) (*)Varied between 29 and 40
No. of Non Commissioned Air CrewVaried between 2 and 3
No. of Non Commissioned Other Ranks (Ground)Not Recorded

(*) includes USAAF / RAAF Officers)

The following are known to have been on strength of (or attached to) the squadron in 1956:

Commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned Air Crew

  • Pilot
    • Patrick Seymour Arnsby
    • John Purslove Barker
    • John Eustace Bremner-Young
    • Eric Walter Brown
    • Richard Barry Raymond Dillon
    • Douglas John Eldridge
    • Brian Edward  Fern
    • Edwin David Finch
    • Hugh Anthony Leonard
    • Leslie Grantham Lunn
    • John Robert Mason
    • Thomas Ashton McCulloch
    • Anthony Ashley Redman
    • Geoffrey William Rushforth
    • [-] Ryan (USAAF)
    • Anthony Eric Robert Wells
    • [-] Whitehead
    • David Wright
  • Navigator / Observer
    • John Ashworth
    • William Banks
    • Michael Paul Bowker
    • John Chaloner
    • Peter George Chapman
    • James Churchill
    • Sidney John Clark
    • Colin Lilico Cockburn
    • Robert Terence Coker
    • Gordon Caswell Dennison
    • Frank Flynn
    • Charles William Gray
    • Keith Leonard Handscomb
    • [-] Heggen (RAAF)
    • Robert Keith Hepburn
    • Leslie James Hitchen
    • Kenneth Ibell
    • Deryk Raymond Jackson
    • Peter Kenyon
    • John Thomas Lynes
    • Alan Albert Mansell
    • Roderick Baird McGowan
    • Brian Milne
    • Derrick John Moore
    • George William Nettleship
    • Eric Parker
    • Leslie John Perkins
    • Raymond George Price
    • Michael Oscar Reed
    • [-] Sauer (USAAF)
    • Raymond Senior
    • Roy Reginald Sharman
    • Harold Albert Smith
    • Eric Trown
    • Roger John Turner
    • Hugh Ivor Whittle
    • John Bernard Paul Wilding
    • Charles Ernest Wilks

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)
  • Other Personnel (undertaking squadron specific technical and administrative duties)

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

– Ground Personnel 1951 – 1961 –

Remembering those that lost their life whilst serving with the squadron in 1956:

  1. Alan Albert Mansell WJ615 22/11/1956
  2. Anthony Ashley Redman WJ615 22/11/1956