Particulars of Officers (1916 to 1919)

RESOURCES

Description

A summary of the personal and service details of some of the officers who mobilised to France with the squadron

Example

Availability

35 Squadron records are available in the following file(s) at the UK National Archives:

  • AIR1/1397/204/27/8 (July 1916 to February 1918)
  • AIR1/1397/204/27/8 (March 1918 to February 1919)
  • AIR 1/1549/204/78/16 (November 1918 to February 1919)

Squadron Record Book (1917 to 1919)

RESOURCES

Description

Daily record of the squadron’s operational activities

Example

Availability

35 Squadron records are available in the following file(s) at the UK National Archives:

  • AIR1/1397/204/27/nn (*)
  • AIR1/1398/204/27/nn
  • AIR1/1399/204/27/nn
  • AIR1/1400/204/27/nn
  • AIR1/1401/204/27/nn
  • AIR1/1402/204/27/nn

(*) Also contains a file entitled “Programme of Work” for February 1917 (content not known)

It is worth noting that the records for each day show the afternoon / evening activities for the previous day, followed by the morning activities for that particular day (suggesting that they were completed at lunch time each day)

Combats in the Air Reports (1917 to 1918)

RESOURCES

Description

Combats in the Air (Army Form W3348) were completed after hostile aircraft had been encountered during an operational flight

Example

WWI Combat

Availability

35 Squadron records are available in the following file(s) at the UK National Archives:

  • AIR 1/1222/204/5/2634/12 (1st June 1917 to 3rd November 1918) which contains:
    • 01.06.1917 FK8 A2693 Devenish / Cotterill
    • 01.06.1917 FK8 A9989 Cook / Duke
    • 22.07.1917 FK8 Various Various / Various
    • 23.07.1917 FK8 A2721 Paling / Grossmith
    • 04.01.1918 FK8 B327 Walker / Jones
    • 18.02.1918 FK8 B201 Pybus / Cave
    • 06.03.1918 FK8 C3549 Pybus / Cave
    • 02.04.1918 FK8 C8457 Phillips / Balston
    • 03.11.1918 FK8 E8825 Emery / Nottingham