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, RM = Royal Nay, RM = Royal Marines, RNVR = Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, RCNVR = Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, RNZNVR = Royal New Zealand Navy Volunteer Reserve, Tpy = Temporary, Mid = Midshipman, KIA = Killed in Action, MPK = Missing Presumed Killed, FTR = Failed To Return.

 

 

March 1943 - April 1945

 

Rank

Name

Appointed

Notes

       

Tpy. Lieut. Conn. (A) (P) R.N.Z.N.V.R.

A. R. Richardson

1 Mar 44

In command

K.I.A. Operation Goodwood  24.8.44

       
 Lieut. Conn. (A) (P) B. H. C. Nation RN 12 Sep 44 In command
       
Lieut. (A) W. J. Turner 1 Mar 44 K.I.A. Operation Goodwood 22.8.44
       
Sub-Lieut. (A) W. J. Lowe 9 Aug 44  
  P. D. C. Street 8 Nov 44  
       
Tpy. Sub- Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) R. T. Bell 9 Aug 44  
  H. Cockburn 9 Aug 44 Killed, air crash 16.10.44
  J. A. Davidson 9 Aug 44  
  I. G. Dymott 9 Aug 44  

 

G.  I.  Eraser    
  D. A.. Haddon 9 Aug 44  
  P. H. Mogridge 24 May 44  
  L. W. Rouse 24 Oct 44  
  P. M. Scott 9 Aug 44  
  R. J. Simpson 24 May 44  
       
Sub- Lieut. (A) RNetnN F. C. M. Brogtoop 1 Mar 44 Killed, air crash 18.5.44
  P. J. Huijer 1 Mar 44 Killed, air crash 15.3.44
  H. Laufer 1 Mar 44 Killed, air crash 3.8.44
  T. Limbosch 1 Mar 44 MPK. 9.6.44
  C. H. A. M. Poublon 1 Mar 44  
  H. C. de Jager 1 Mar 44 Killed, air crash 18.5.44
  C. A. D. van Dongen   Killed, air crash 3.8.44
       
Tpy. Sub- Lieut. (A) R.C.N.V.R. (P) F. C. Buckley 22 Sep 44  
  C. R. Thurston 22 Sep 44  
       
Tpy. Sub-Lieut. (A) R.N.Z.N.V.R. (P) W. K.Bowe 1 Mar 44  
  W. Percy, DSC 17 May 44  
  M. F. Stringfield 19 Sep 44  
       
Tpy. act. Sub-Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) P. S. N. Chappell 30 Sep 44  
  J. H. Clark 22 Sep 44  
  D. S. Creabo 22 Sep 44  
  B. Jacques 24 Oct 44  
  E. S. Spearing 22 Sep 44  
       
Tpy. act. Sub-Lieut. (A) R.N.Z.N.V.R. (P) W. R. Queree 5 Oct 44  
  A.R.Thomson 9 Aug 44  
       
Tpy. Mid. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) A. W. B. Lawson 24 Oct 44  
       
       

S.N.C.O.s

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

Junior Rates

 

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

Information drawn from the Navy list April 1944 through July1945

 

 


List last modified 03 November 2021


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Lieut. Commander (A) (P) Archibald Ronald RICHARDSON, RNZNVR

CWGC entry NEW ZEALAND NAVAL MEMORIAL, DEVONPORT, AUCKLAND
Panel 8.
Lieut. (A) (P) William James TURNER CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL
Bay 5. Panel 1.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) William Joseph LOWE, RNVR

CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL
Bay 5. Panel 1.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Hugh COCKBURN, RNVR

CWGC entry

LOCHWINNOCH CEMETERY
Sec. 7. Grave 4.

Sub-Lieut. Petrus Johannes HUIJER,  RNetnN

CWGC entry APPLETON THORN (ST. CROSS) CHURCHYARD
Row S.1 Grave 2.

Sergeant Pilot Alexander Joseph SMITH , RNetnN

CWGC entry APPLETON THORN (ST. CROSS) CHURCHYARD
Row S.1 Grave 3.

Sergeant Pilot Alexander Joseph SMITH , RNetnN

CWGC entry APPLETON THORN (ST. CROSS) CHURCHYARD
Row S.1 Grave 3.

Sergeant Pilot  Fanciscus Cornelis Maria BROGTROP, RNetnN

CWGC entry MILL HILL CEMETERY
Plot 1 Row B Grave 8.
Sub-Lieut. Theodor LIMBOSCH , RNetnN No CWGC entry See Aircrew Remembered website entry
Sub-Lieut. Hans LAUFER, RNetnN No CWGC entry See Aircrew Remembered website entry

Sub-Lieut. Claudius Antoon Dick van DONGEN, RNetnN

No CWGC entry See Aircrew Remembered website entry

 

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