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.

 

January 1945 - July 1946

 

Commission officers

  Appointed Notes

Tpy.  Lieut. Com A), R.N.V.R. (P)  ... 

 H. R. Law

01 Jan 1945

 In command & chief Instrument Flying Instructor
 

 

 

 
Tpy. Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (P)  ...  ...

A. H. Bender (act)

05 Jan 1945

 In command 24 Nov 1945
 

S. P. Peacock

15 May 1945

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
       
Tpy. Sub-Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (P)  ... 

R. H. S. Robson

01 Jan 1945

 
 

D. W. J. Reynolds

01 Jan 194

 
 

H. R. Long

01 Jan 1945

 
 

G. E. Hill

01 Jan 1945

 
 

D. S. Hodgson

01 Jan 1945

 
 

R. S. Brabden

15 May 1945

 
 

J. H. M. Davidson

15 May 1945

 
 

W. A. W. Brazier

15 May 1945

 
       

Maintenance personnel

     

 

     
       

Information drawn from the Navy list January 1945 through October 1945 (final edition before squadron disbanded)

 


List last modified 26 November 2016


 

 

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