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.

 

April 1944 - October 1945

 

Rank

Name

Appointed

Notes

       

Lieut. Conn. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) 

R. McD Garland

1 Apr 44

In command

KIA, 16.4.45

  R. J. H. Crose - Apr 45 In command
       
Tpy. Lieut.  (A) (P)

E.G. Beechinor

1 Mar 44

 
 

P. A. Clarke

11 Sep 44

 
  R. E. Dubber 1 Mar 44  
  E. D. Dunkley - Oct 44 Killed, Air Crash 21.1.45
       

Tpy. Lieut. (A) R.N.Z.N.V.R. (P)  

L. Martin

 — Aug 45

 
   

23 Nov 44

 
   

23 Nov 44

 
       

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

C. E. Butterworth

1 Apr 44

 

  J. F.Ross 1 Apr 44 KIA, 30.7.45
       
       

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

J. F.Bell

1 Apr 44

 
 

C. R. Cartledge

1 Mar 44

 
  H. W. Cross 1 Apr 444  
  J. R. Dougan 1 Apr 444  
  E. S. A. Chipperlield 1 Apr 444  
  A. Ford 28 Jul 45  
  J. H. French 1 Apr 444 KIA, 24.8.44
  C. H. G. O. Hall 18 Oct 44  
  J. D. Harmsworth 28 Jul 45  
  W. A. Hardy 1 Apr 444  
  D. W. Hewe 1 Apr 444  
  W. Longman 28 Jul 45  
  F. O. Moores 1 Apr 444  
  J. R. Newsome 28 Jul 45  
  B. C. E. Payne 28 Jul 45  
  D. B. Peake 5 Jun 45  
  G. N. Peter 9 Jun 45  
  H. K. Quilter 1 Apr 444  
  W. T. Stradwick

1 Apr 44

KIA, 24.7.45
  P. D. Thomson

1 Apr 44

 
  E. W. Thornberry 1 Apr 44 KIA, 24.8.44
  R. Wakeling

1 Mar 44

 
  S. J. Waters 1 Apr 44  
  E. W. Weatherill 1 Apr 44  
  J. C. Wells

1 Apr 44

 
  W. D. Wheway - jul 44? Killed, Air Crash 2.8.44
  P. B. Workman

1 Apr 44

 
   

1 Jul 44

 
Sub- Lieut. (A) R.Neth. N (P) B. K. Swart   KIA, 24.7.45 *
   

1 Jul 44

 
   

 

 

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

C. J. Allen

11 Sep 44

 
  P- D. Thomson

1 Mar 44

 
   

1 Ma 44

 
       
       
       
Tpy. Act. Sub- Lieut. (A) R.C.N.V.R. (P) G. A. Anderson 27 Dec 44 KIA, 9.8.45
  W. B. Asbridge 27 Dec 44  
  R. R. Sheppard 27 Dec 44 Killed, Air Crash 22.3.45
       
       
       

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

P. F. Gunn

5 Jun 45

 
 

M. G. R. Railton

1 Apr 44

Killed, Air Crash 21.1.45
  J. G.Walker 1 Apr 44  
       
       

S.N.C.O.s

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

Junior Rates

 

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

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

* Listed as killed in casualty lists but does not appear in Commonwealth War Graves listing

 


List last modified 05 June 2021


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Lt. Cdr (A) (P) Antony Mcdonald GARLAND, RNVR

CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 6, Panel 2.
Lieut. (A) (P) Eric Draper DUNKLEY, RNVR CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 6, Panel 3.
Lieut. (A) (P) JAMES FINLAY ROSS, RCNVR CWGC entry HALIFAX MEMORIAL, Canada
Panel 13
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) John Howard FRENCH, RNVR CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 5, Panel 5.
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Walter Thomas STRADWICK, RNVR CWGC entry YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY, Japan Brit. Sec. R. A. 9.
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Edward Windsor THORNBERRY, RNVR CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 5, Panel 6.
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) William Derek WHEWAY, RNVR CWGC entry FAUGHANVALE (ST. CANICE) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD Grave 18.
Sub-Lieut. (A) Bouke K SWART, RNethN CWGC entry  Unable to locate listing
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Gerald Arthur ANDERSON, RCNVR CWGC entry HALIFAX MEMORIAL, Canada  Panel 13.
Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Robert Ross SHEPPARD, RCNVR CWGC entry HALIFAX MEMORIAL, Canada  Panel 13.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Manning George Roy RAILTON, RNVR

CWGC entry LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 6, Panel 4.

 

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