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.

 

 

896 (1) September 1943 - June 1944

 

Commission officers

 

Appointed

Notes

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

S. G. Orr DSC

 

In command 15 Sep 1942

Lieut.-Conn. (A), (P) ...  ... ...   ...  ...  ...

B. H. C. Nation

28 Mar 43

In command 28 Mar 1943

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

L. A. Hordern DSC

25 Mar 43

In command 25 Oct 1943 

 

H. W. Metcalfe (ret)

16 Sept 42

KIA 22.6.43 listed as Victorious

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

J. B. Madden

7 Sept 42

 

 

R. Trebble

28 Spet 42

 

 

H. D. Rylands

22 Aug 42

 

 

B. W. Nicholas

22 Aug 42

 

 

D. R. McIntosh

14 Dec 42

 

 

J. W. Herbert

14 Feb 42

 

 

W. Park

14 Feb 42

 

 

J. M. Barber

? May 43

KMPK 8/6/43

 

W. T. K. Smith

25 Nov 43

 

 

R. Banks

26 Sept 43

 

 

D. Symons

26 Sept 43

 

 

A. N. Pym

?

 

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

J. H. Nurse

2 Dec 42

KIA 19.11.43

 

D. R. Mcintosh

14 Dec 42

 

 

A. C. Martin

1 Oct 42

 

 

N. Perrett

20 Sept 43

 

 

A. B. Christie

26 Sept 43

 

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

R. C. Wilkinson

22 Aug 42

 

 

R. C. E. Hutchinson

— Aug 42

KIA 10.2.43

 

R. A. Wiltshire

22 Aug 42

 

       

Non commissioned officer

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior rates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 


 

896 (2) January  - December 1945

 

Commission officers

 

Appointed

Notes

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

R. M. Norris  

In command 9Jan 1945

MPK 7.7.45

Lieut.-Conn. (A), RNethN ..  ...  ...  ...  ... G.I Zegers de Beijl DSC   In command 14 Jul 1945

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

MF Turner   In command 12 Oct 1945
Lieutenant (E) ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  H. C. W. Goodhart 22 May 45  
Sub- Lieut. (A), (P) R. A. Shilcock 25 Oct 44  

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

J. E. Bullen  25 Oct 44  

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

A. T. Hepton 25 Oct 44  
Tpy. Lieut. (A), R.N.Z.V.V.R. (P) ...  ...  N. F. Tolerton 25 Oct 44  
Tpy. Lieut. (A), S.A.N.F.(V) (P) ...  ...  ...  H.T. Palmer 25 Oct 44  
       
Tpy. Sub- Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. (P) W. J. M. St.C. Reid 25 Oct 44  
  R. F. Plenty 25 Oct 44  
  R. C. Thompson 25 Oct 44  
  W. Stewart 25 Oct 44 MPK 5.7.45
  J. A. Hanslip 25 Oct 44  
  C. Townell 25 Oct 44  
  D. Midgley 25 Oct 44  
  N. D. Mackennan 25 Oct 44  
  R. A. S. Verrill 25 Oct 44  
  B. E. H. Smart 25 Oct 44  
  C. P. Stark 25 Oct 44  
  R. D. G. Taylor 5 Dec 44  
  D. W. Gunn 24 Dec 44  
  R. Gregory 19 May 45  
  R. W. George 19 May 45  
  I. C. McLean 19 May 45  
  G. K. Dodson 19 May 45  
  H. Peterson 19 May 45 KIA 16/7/45
  I. T. Dean 25 Oct 44 KIA 26/7/45
  R.J. Berry 25 Oct 44  
  N. G. Gregan 10 Aug 45  
  A. L. Mason.  25 Oct 44  
  N. D. Maclennan 25 Oct 44  
  J. L. Tandy 25 Oct 44  
  V. H. Seddon 25 Oct 44  
Tpy. Acting Sub- Lieut. (A), R.N.V.R. F. C. Birch 25 Oct 44  
  M. L. Wright 25 Oct 44  
  F. Morrell 10 Aug 45  
       

Non Commissioned Officers

     

 

     

Junior Rates

     
       

Information drawn from the Navy list December 1942 through October 1945 (final edition before squadron disbanded)

 


List last modified 09 June 2020


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Lieut.-Conn. (A), (P) Humphrey Wilkinson METCALFE RNVR

CWGC entry

LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 4, Panel 3

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Robert Charles Eugene HUTCHINSON  RNVR

CWGC entry

LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 4, Panel 7

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) John Hugh NURSE RNZNVR

CWGC entry

FAUGHANVALE (ST. CANICE) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD Grave 7.

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) John Mark BARBER RNVR

CWGC entry

LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 5, Panel 4

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) William STEWART RNVR

CWGC entry

LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 6, Panel 5

Lieut.-Conn.. (A) (P) Ralph Mervyn NORRIS RNVR

CWGC entry

LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL Bay 6, Panel 2

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Harry PETERSON RNVR

CWGC entry

TRINCOMALEE WAR CEMETERY 1. B. 1

Sub-Lieut. (A) (P) Ian Trant DEAN RNVR

CWGC entry

KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY 2. L. 15.

 

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