731 Naval Air Squadron

Aircrew and squadron personnel

 

 

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.

 

December 1943 - November 1945

 

Rank

Name

Appointed

Notes

       

Lieut. Conn. (A) R.N.V.R.  (P)

K. Stilliard

5 Dec 43

In command

  R. Pridham-Wippell 1 Jan 45 In command
       
Tpy. Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) R. H. Ayrton ? 45  

 

S. T. David

9 May 44

 
  P. G. Comber 18 Dec 44  
  J. A. Higginson 1 July 44  
  D. K. Jordan 12 Apr 44  
  H. Kirby — May 44  
  F. C. Muir 9 May 44  
  H. J. Mortimore — May 44  
  A. C. Pitman — May 44  
  H. Van-Staverin 18 Sept 44  
       
Tpy. Lieut. (A) R.N.Z.N.V.R. (P) A. W. Lawrence 30 Mar 44  
  A. C. Parry 5 Dec 43  
       
Tpy. Sub- Lieut. (A) R.N.V.R. (P) K. W. Atkinson 17 June 45  
  ) J. B. W. Broadbent 17 Mar 44  
  E. A. Barnes 18 Sep 45  
  F. M. Batten 6 Nov 44 Killed, air crash 5.12.44
  V. B. Bristow 29 Dec 44  
  G. Chadwick 11 Mar 44  
  D. J. Demus 25 May 44  
  H. N. J. Gardiner 17 June 45  
  K. C. Hutton 16 Mar 44  
  H. G. Jones 4 Nov 44  
  J. W. Johnston 9 May 44  
  B. A. N. King 28 Aug 44  
  P. M. King 3 Aug 44  
  H. Marsh 28 Jul 45  
  F. H. Montgomery 9 May 44  
  F. A. Morris 7 Jan 45  
  R. H. Parker 17 Jun 45  
  M. H. Redrup 9 May 44  
  G. D. Roberts 7 Feb 44  
  J. L. D. Roberts 13 Aug 45  
  J. A. Robertson 25 May 44  
  G. S. Thomson 6 Mar 44  
  M. F. Wheeler 8 Feb 45  
  ) D. Wormald ? 45  
       

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

A. S. Anderson 21 Dec 43  
  J. Harrell 22 Jul 45  
  E. W. Hunt 23 Mar 44  
  B. F. O'Neill 5 Dec 43  
  D. R. Shadbolt 5 Dec 43  
  J. E. Shecran 23 Mar 44  
  H. Van-Staverin 18 Sep 44  
  F. N. Wilson 29 May 45  
       

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

c. A. Bevan 21 Mar 45  
  K. Davis 6 May 44  
  K. Herring 6 May 44  
  B. E. Holford-Walker 1 Aug 44  
  A. H. G. Kynaston 28 July 44  
  G. S. Macartney 6 May 44  
  J. H. H. Shell 22 Nov 44  
  A. S. J. Thome 25 May 44  
  R. L. Turnbull 25 May 44  
       

S.N.C.O.s

   

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Junior Rates

     
       
       

 

Information drawn from the Navy list Feb 944 through October 1945

 

 

 


List last modified 03 March 2021


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Frederick Moncrieff BATTEN , RNZNVR

CWGC entry

ARBROATH WESTERN CEMETERY

Compt. D. North Border, Grave 26.

 

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