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.


March 1944 - October 1945







Lieut. Conn. (A) (P)

R. L. Bigg-Wither DSC & Bar RN

1 Mar 44

In command

Lieutenant (A) (P)

R. E. Dubber

1 Mar 44


E.G. Beechinor

— Apr 46?


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

R. H. Gray

6 Aug 44



Tpy. Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) 


27 Nov 44

Tpy. Sub- Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) P. Abbott _- Sep 45  


J. H. Bennett

9 Jun 45

  J. Blade - Sep 45  

J. W. Blaikie

1 Apr 44



B. Brown

1 Mar 44

  M. J. ConnoUy 1 Mar 44  
  W. K. Capeling 1 Mar 44 Killed, Air Crash 29.4.44
  J. F. Crosskill

1 Mar 44

  P. D. G. Duke 9 Jun 45  
  J. R. Crosland

1 Mar 44

  VV. A. M. Ferguson 1 Mar 44  
  R. H. Glading 1 Mar 44  
  R. Harrison 1 Apr 44  
  E. de A. Hewetson 1 Mar 44 Killed. Air Crash 11.7.44
  A. Hughes 28 Juk 45  
  E. H. Humphries

1 Mar 44

  L. Makinnon 6 Aug 44  
  L. A. Maitland

1 Mar 44

KIA, 10.8.45
  S. R. Lennan 5 Jun 45  
  H. S. Mattholie

1 Mar 44

  L. M. Reeve

1 Mar 44

  D. Wood

1 Apr 44




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

J. Bastions

1 Mar 44


R. H. Glading

1 Mar 44

  C. G. Hartshorn

1 Ma 44

  D. H. P. McLisky 1 Ma 44  
  D. Morten DSC

1 Marl 44

  C. E. Woodward 1 Apr 44 KIA, 24.8.44


Joined Sqn




Junior Rates


Joined Sqn




Information drawn from the Navy list July 1944 through October 1945 (final edition before squadron disbanded)


List last modified 05 June 2021


In Memoriam





Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) William Keith CAPELING, RNVR

CWGC entry


 Lot 162.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Edward De Aulton HEWETSON, RNZNVR

CWGC entry LYNESS ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY Plot H. North Border. Grave 6.
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Leslie Alan MAITLAN, RNVR CWGC entry YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan Brit. Sec. R. A. 6.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Clive Eustace WOODWARD, RNZNVR

Nn. B. 7.


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