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.

 

840 June 42 - August 43

 

Commission officers

 

Appointed

Notes

Lieutenant (A),  (P) ....  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...

L. R. Tivy 4 May 42

In command (to 842 as C.O. 21 Apr 43)

  C. M. T. HaUewell 2 Mar 43 In command 21 Apr 1943
Lieutenant (P) ....  ...  ...  ...  ...  ... R. H. Jourdain 2 Mar 43  
       

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

T. G. Williams 4 May 42  
  J. L. Tucker - Jun 42  
  A.H. Steel 21 Apr 43  
  P. W. B. Roberts 1 Jul 43  
       
       

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

T. D. Meade 4 May 42

 

  J. Rodway 4 May 42

 

  R. Ankers 4 May 42

 

  G. E. Cross - Jun 42  
  C. S. H. Sawers 10 Mat 43  
       

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

J. L. Tucker 2 Mar 43  

 

   

 

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

M. J. Mackean 30 Jun 43  
       

Tpy. Acting Sub- Lieut. (A), R.N.Z.N.V.R. (O)

R. B. Tait 28 Jun 43  
       

Telegraphist Air Gunners

     
 

 

 

 

       

Maintenance personnel

     

 

     
       

Information drawn from the Navy list June 1942 through August 1943 (final edition listing squadron officers)

 


 

 

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