The list below is complied from various sources: Commissioned officers are as they appear in the relevant editions of the Navy List [note, because of a time lag between appointments and the publication of the lists some officers are not included]. Names of Telegraphist Air Gunners are primarily drawn from incident reports. Maintenance and other squadron personnel from Admiralty Fleet Orders.  

 

Abbreviations: A = Air Branch, P = Pilot, O = Observer, TAG = Telegraphist Air Gunner, RNVR = Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, RNZNVR = Royal New Zealand Navy Volunteer Reserve, Tpy = Temporary, Mid = Midshipman, KIA = Killed in Action, MPK = Missing Presumed Killed.

 

April - December 44

 

 

Commission officers

  Appointed Notes
Lieut. Cdr (A),  (P)  ...  ... H. I. A. Swayne DSC c 1 Apr 44 In command
  R. J. Grant-Sturgis  ? Killed 16 Feb 44 - listed as 1820 sqdn/HMS Saker
       
Tpy. Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (O)  ...  F. D. Walter (act) 30 May 44  
       
Tpy. Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (P)  ...  J. Duffell - Feb 44  
  D. F. Sidnell 1 Aor 44  
  A. Pearson 1 Apr 44  
  A. Penn  ?  
  E. B. A.  Everett  19 Oct 44  
  A. J. Dawson  ? Killed 6 Jun 44
  A. E. Neville  ? Killed 6 Oct 44
Tpy. Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.Z.N.V.R. (P)  ... J. Fenwick - Feb 44  
  E. P. Jones - Feb 44  
       
Tpy. act Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (P)  ...  A. G. Connabe 1 Apr 44  
  A. E. Neville 1 Apr 44  
     
     
       
Tpy. Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (O)  ...  J. B. Goss 1 Apr 44  
  1. A. G. Gentle 1 Apr 44  
  J. D. Thompson 1 Apr 44  
  W. J. Orr 1 Apr 44  
  G. Shellswell 1 Apr 44  
       
Tpy. act Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (O)  ...  A. W. Coombes 1 Apr 44  
  B. J. T. Dickinson 1 Apr 44  
  J. S. Campbell 1 Apr 44  
  H. Isherwood 1 Apr 44  
       

Telegraphist Air Gunners

     
       
       

Maintenance personnel

     

AM(E)1

S. C. Wells   Killed 6 Jun 44
       

Information drawn from the Navy list June 1944 through Jan 1945 (final edition listing squadron officers)

 


List last modified 08 June 2017


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Sub-Lieut. (A), (P) Albert John DAWSON,  RNVR

CWGC entry

EVERETT (WOODLAWN) CEMETERY
Lot 5199. Grave 335.

Air Mechanic (E) 1c, FAA/FX 103790 Stanley Clive WELLS CWGC entry EVERETT (WOODLAWN) CEMETERY
Lot 5199. Grave 336.
Lieut. Cdr (A), (P) Robin Julian GRANT-STURGIS RN CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL

Addenda Panel

Sub-Lieut. (A), (P) Alan Edgar NEVILLE,   RNVR

CWGC entry

BURSCOUGH BRIDGE (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD, ORMSKIRK

Sec. E. Grave 2567

 

 

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