February 1942

Feltwell
1.2.42.
Aerodrome unserviceable owing to heavy fall of snow. No flying carried out.

2.2.42.
TRAINING.
No flying owing to weather conditions. Lecture on aeroplane engines given to air crews by F/O Healey, Squadron Engineering Officer. A lecture was aslo given by the Medical Officer.

3.2.42          .
Aerodrome still unserviceable owing to weather. Lectures on ‘Meteorology’ and ‘Intelligence’ was given to aircrews. All available personnel employed on snow clearing. Pilots were given instruction on Link Trainer.

4.2.42.
TRAINING.
Aerodrome still unserviceable. All available personnel again employed on snow clearing.

5.2.42.
Aerodrome unserviceable. No flying. Nothing of importance happened today.

6.2.42.
Aerodrome still unserviceable owing to weather. Nothing important to report.

7.2.42.
TRAINING.
Aerodrome now serviceable. Lecture on ‘ Navigation’ given to air crews by W/ Cdr. Cookson.

1500 1550 P/O. Legett carried out navigation exercise in Wellington III, X.3586.
1115 1245 W/Cdr. Cookson made flight to examine suitability of Lakenheath aerodrome for use by this unit, in Wellington III, X.3403.
1445 1545 Sgt. Tye carried out TR.1335 traiing in Wellington III, X3636.
1500 1610 Sgt. Ramsey also carried out TR.1335 training in Wellington III, X.3403.

Lecture on ‘TR.1335’ given to air crews by W/Cdr. Sayward.

8.2.42.
TRAINING.
Air firing practice was carried out by the following:-
1115 1215 Sgt. Tye in Wellington III, X.3403.
1120 1220 Sgt. Giddens in Wellington III. X.3588.
1100 1215 F/O. Sandys in Wellington III, X.3585.
1110 1210 Sgt. Ramsey carried out air test in Wellington III, X.3664.
1430 1615 Sgt. Tye carried out TR.1335 training in Wellington III, X.3588.
1430 2000 G/Cptn. Powell carried out consumption test in Wellington III, X.3646.
1515 1545 Sgt, Summers and Sgt. Muday carried out circuits in Wellington III, X.3475.
1925 1955 Sgt. Ramsey took off for cross country and night bombing flight in Wellington III, X.3587, but returned owing to radio becoming unserviceable.
1930 2010 Sgt. Tye was detailed to carry out same programme as Sgt. Ramsey, in Wellington III, X.3403, but returned to base because radio and D.G. were unserviceable.
1830 1930 W/Cdr. Cookson and F/O. Sandys carried out weather test in Wellington III, X.3475. Visibility found to be unsuitable for night circuits and programme was abandoned.
1200 1500 F/Lt. Hill took off in Wellington III, X.3462, to collect aircraft from Kirkbride. Owing to weather aitcraft was recalled.
1445 1615 Sgt. Shepherd carried out check landings in Wellington III, X.3646.
1545 1615 Sgt. Thomas carried out N.F.T. in Wellington III, X.3479.
1530 1650 Sgt. Ramsey carried out N.F.T. in Wellington III, X.3482.
1935 2040 Sgt. Sheperd took off in Wellington III, X.3479, to carry out bombing and cross country flight, but was recalled owing to weather.

9.2.42.
Weather unsuitable for flying. Fog and haze with visibility of only 500 yds.

TRAINING.
Sgt. Giddens and Sgt. Mundey carried out Link Trainer practice.
1015 Three crews were briefed by F/O. Jacobsen for Isle of Man night bombing programme. Owing t inclement weather the prgramme was cancelled, the aerodrome being very wet owing to thawing snow and ice.
1430 Lecture on ‘Flares and Flare Operation’ given by P/O. Bere.
1500 F/O. Douglas gave a lecture to crews on ‘TR.1335’. Only Pilots and Navigators attended.

10.2.42.
TRAINING.
TR.1335 practice was carried out by the following Pilots:-
1045 1230 Sgt. Tye in Wellington III, X3403.
1105 1230 Sgt. Ramsay in Wellington III, X.3588.
1115 1240 Sgt. Giddens in Wellington III, X3636.
1500 1645 Sgt. Tye in Wellington III, X3403.
1510 1645 Dgt. Giddens in Wellington III, X3636.
1110 1140 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3597.
1105 1400 Sgt. McPhail in wellington III, X3482.
1100 1135 Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3479.
1535 1655 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3359.
1630 1645 Sgt. Shepperd in Well.III, X3646
1830 1900 and 0445 0745 P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3359.
1500 1545 Sgt. Shilleto carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3451.

The following carried out TR1335 and bombing practice:-
0530 0830 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3482
0450 0800 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646.

3.10. W/Cdr. Cookson and F/O. Sandys carried out flight to Blackpool to collect aircraft, in Well.III, X3585.
3.00 F/S. Giddens and crew carried out night bombing and cross country flight, in Well.III, X3585.

11.2.42.
1.30 Sgt. Shepperd carried out check dual flight in Well.III, X3451.
00.50 P/O. Climie carried out check dual flight in Well.III, X3451.

The following aircraft carried out TR1335 practice:-
00.40 Sgt. Bright in Well.III, X3646.
00.55 Sgt. Evans in Well.III, X3586.
1.30 Sgt. Thomas in Well.III, X3588.
00.45 Sgt. Summers in Well.III, X3403.
1.00 Sgt. Thomas in Well.III, X3588.
1.00 P/O. Leggett in Well. III, X3597, was detailed for TR1335 practice but duty was not carried out.
1.15 Sgt. Ramsey carried out air firing practice in Well.III, X3664.
1.30 W/Cdr Cookson, F/O. Sandys and Sgt. Addis flew to Blackpool in Well.III, X3355, to collect aircraft.
1.10 Sgt. Addis returned to base in Well.III, X3355 from Blackpool.
1.00 W/Cdr. Cookson returned to base in Well.III, X3664.
1.00 F/O. Sandys returned in Well.III, X3652.

The following carried out cross country flights:-
3.15 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3587.
3.00 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3636.
3.40 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3586.
2.45 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3462.
1.00 P/O. Leggett detailed to carry out cross country flight in Well.III, X3597, duty not carried out.
2.15 P/O. Leggett carried out cross country flight in Well.III, X3646.
2.05 Sgt. Bright and Sgt. McLachlan carried out circuits and landings in Well.III, X3451.
1.30 Bombing practice carried out in Well.III, X3586, by Sgt. McPhail.
00.10 Sgt. Parnham carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3402.

12.2.42.
OPERATIONS. – DAYLIGHT ATTACK – GERMAN BATTLESHIPS IN THE CHANNEL.
Up 1510. Down 2035.
Two Wellington III saircraft from this unit were detailed to carry out the above attack. Bomb load consisted of 500lbs. G.P. Owing to very bad weather, 10/10 cloud and rain in large areas, the ships were not bombed. The bomb load was returned to base. Wellington aircraft, X3390, encountered fierce light A.A. fire from two destroyers on two occasions. Fire being returned by the rear gunner. This aircraft was also attacked by two M.E. 110’s but sustained no damage. Navigation was entirely by D.R. The whole operation was marred by very poor visibility and low cloud.

Wellington X3475 was also detailed to carry out an attack on the above target but the vessels were not contacted owing to darkness and adverse weather conditions. Several unidentified aircraft were seen. A.A. fire was observed over clouds.

TRAINING.
7.20 Four TR1335 trios were carried out by Sgts. Fisher, Addis, Colville and Fraser in Wellington III aircraft, X3588, X3403 and X3355.
1.15 Sgt Shilleto carried out check dual in Wellington III, X3451.
00.10 F/Lt. Hill carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3462.
00.40 Sgt. Bright carried out TR1335 practice in Well.III, X3646.

13.2.42.
TRAINING.
The following carried out N.F.T. – P/O Climie in Well.III, X3359 ( .30m)
.30 Sgt. Bell in Well. III, X3646. F/Lt. Hill in Well.III, X3462 ( .25)

Air Firing practice was carried out by the following:-
1.00 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3597. Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355. (1.10 )
Sgt. Giddens in Well.III, X3403. Sgt. Fraser in Well.III, X3664. ( 1.00)
2.00 Sgt. Parnham carried out check dual in Well.III, X3451
3.25 Sgt. McPhail flew to Kirkbride and returned in Well.III, X3586.
1.20 Sgt. Evans from Kirkbride in Well.III, X3667. A TR.1335 exercise at night was successfully carried out by the following:-
5.50 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3646.
5.45 F/L. Hill in Well.III, X3462.
4.25 Sgt Bright in Well.III, X3359.
4.10 Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3597.
4.15 Sgt. Fisher in Well.III, X3587.
5.00 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
5.10 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585.
4.25 Sgt. Fraser in Well.III, X3664.
P/O Fisher in Well.III, X3587 landed at Jurby, Isle of Man with engine trouble.

14.2.42.
TRAINING.
The following carried out TR.1335 practice :_ F/O Sandys (1.20), Sgt. Addie (2.00) and Sgt. Fraser (2.00).
0.30 P/O. Fraser in Well.III, X3646 and Sgt. Shepherd in Well. III, X3359 ( .10) carried out N.F.T.
1.00 Sgt. McLaughlan in Well.III, X3586 carried out TR.1335 practice.

15.2.42.
TRAINING.
Air firing practice was carried out by the following:-
1.10 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646.
1.15 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586.
1.00 P/O Leggett in Well.III, X3597. S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3587.
S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3636. And Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355, F/O Sandys in Well.III, X3585 and Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403, carried out formation flying for 1 hr. 30mins.
F/O Sandys in Well.III, X3585, P/O Fisher in Well. X3403 and P/O. Slater in Well.III, X3636, carried out formation flying for 1 hour..

16.2.42
Formation flying was carried out for 1hr. 30mins. By the following:-
S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586, Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646, P/O. Fraser in Well.III, X3636, Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355, F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585 and S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3587.

A lecture on “Formation flying and fighter tactics” was given by F/Lt. Greenaway, to aircrews.

S/Ldr. Coleman also gave a lecture on “Engine Handling”.

4.10 Sgt. Fraser carried out cross country flight in Well.III, X3588.

Air firing practice was carried out by P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3597 ( .30min) and Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462. ( 30min)

2.55 Sgt. Bell. Carried out TR1335 practice in WELL.III, X3646.

17.2.42.
TRAINING.
Fighter co-operation exercise was carried out by the following:-
1.00 P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3586.
.55 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3462.
.45 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3597.
1.35 Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3586.
.55 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3646.
1.15 Sgt. Bright in Well.III, X3642.
.30 P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3359.
1.00 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
1.00 S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3587.
1.00 F/O Sandys in Well.III, X3585.

18.2.42      
OPERATIONS. – ATTACK AGAINST TARGETS AT LE HAVRE.
One aircraft from this unit was detailed to carry out the above attack. Bomb load consisted of 250 lbs. but was not dropped on target owing to presence of thick cloud. Slight inaccurate A.A. fire was encountered but there were no enemy fighters. There was 9/10 cloud over the target area. Navigation was good. The aircraft, Well.III, X3664 was captained by Sgt. Fraser.

18.2.42.
TRAINING.
3.10 P/O Climie carried out cross country flight to Ouston and return in Well.III, X3359.
1.45 Sgt. Parnham returned from Ouston in Well.III, Z8858.

TR.1335 practice was carried out by the following:-
1.30 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585.
1.00 P/O Fisher in Well.III, X3588.
2.00 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
2.00 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
1.45 Sgt. Evans in Well.III, X3462.
1.15 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646 (
also check dual).
1.35 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3597.
2.00 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3646
1.20 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462.

Wellington III, X3403, port engine caught fire while the machine was on dispersal but was soon successfully extinguished by ground crew.

1.10 F/Lt. Hill carried out air firing in Well.III, X.3667.

F/O. Sandys gave dual instruction to Sgt. Haydon in Well.III, X3475. Also to Sgt. Woodcock.

6.20 W/Cdr. Cookson gave dual instructions to Sgt. Fraser, Sgt. Osborne and Sgt. Brown in Well.III, X3475.

19.2.42
TRAINING.
The following carried out a TR1335 daylight exercise on West Freugh:-
4.40 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585. (D.C.O) S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3587. (Forced landed Edgehill). Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355. (Retd. TR u/s) P/O. Fisher in Well.III, X3588. (Retd. TR u/s)
5.00 P/O Slater in Well.III, X3652 (D.C.O.)

The following also carried out TR1335 practice:-
4.30 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586.
2.20 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3597.
4.00 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3359.
4.05 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462.

Ait tests were carried out by F/Lt. Hill in Well.III, X3667. (1.00) and Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3479. (.30)

1500 1600 Sgt. Colville tested new installation automatic pilot in Well.III, X3355 also carried out air to ground firing at Lakenheath range.
1345 1550 S/L. Kitchin too ground crew to Edgehill in Well.III, X3661, to repair Well.III, X3587.
1100 1145 P/O Ramsey carried out test and air firing in Well.III, X3664.
1515 1545 Sgt. Thomas carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3403. Tail wheel damaged on dispersal.

The following carried out air tests:-
.35 Sgt. McLachlen in Well.III, X3597.
.30 Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3479.
.20 P/O Climie in Well.II, X3359.
.25 P/O Fraser in Well.III, X3462.
.30 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646.
.30 Sgt. McPhail carried out flight to Stradishall and return in Well.III, X3282.
.15 Sgt. Bright carried out flight to Stradishall. In Well. Aircraft, Z.8858.
.55 F/Lt. Hill carried out TR1335 practice in Well.III, X3667.

19.2.42.
TRAINING.

Three aircraft, P/O. Ramsey in Well.II, X3355, W/Cdr. Cookson in Well.III, X3588 and S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3403 carried out :Cracker 2” exercise, N.Wales. The aircraft captained by P/O Ramsey returned to base with TR. u/s the other two however carried out the duty successfully.

21.2.42.
TRAINING.
Weather was unfit for flying in the morning and the following lectures were given, “Fuel Systems” by F/O Healey, “Searchlight Pointer Procedure” by S/L. Duncan. Lectures were also given, one on “Escape” and one by the Photographic Section. Compasses and loops were swung.

1445 1600 S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X.3664 flew to Wyton and returned with B.A.T. pilots.

22.2.42.
TRAINING.
Well.III, X3587 returned fron Edgehill to-day. N.F.T. was carried out by the following:-
.30 P/O Climie in Well.III, X3359.
.40 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3282
.45 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3646.
.25 Sgt. Bright in Well.III, X3451.

The following carried out N.F.T. and air firing practice:-
1135 1230 P/O. Slater in Well.III, X3652.
1110 1200 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
1130 1230 S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3588.
1155 1225 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585.
1145 1230 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
1245 1315 P/O. Ramsey in Well.III, X3664.
1200 1315 P/O. Wilson in Well.III, X3664.
1.25 F/L. Hill carried out TR1335, air firing and Lorenz practice in Well.III, X3667.
.40 S/L. Newton carried out air test in Well.III, X3479.

23.2.42.
F/O Sandys flew to Halton and returned in Tiger Moth, T.6316. (1205 – 1415)
1315 1330 S/L. Kitchin delivered Well.III, X3664 to Mildenhall.
1500 1600 F/S Giddens carried air firing and collected S/L. Kitchen from Mildenhall in Well.III, X3661.

The following carried out TR1335 practice:-
.55 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3597.
1.00 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462.
1.00 Sgt. Shilleto in Well.III, X3646.

Formation flying was carried out by S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586 (1.00) and P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3359 (1.00)

24.2.42
Formation flying was carried out by the following:-
1.05 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3479.
1.00 P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3359.
1.10 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586.
1.15 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
1.15 P/O. Fisher in Well.III, X3661.
1.20 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
1.15 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585.

The following carried out TR1335 practice:-
5.00 F/L. Hill in Well.III, X3667.
3.05 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3646.
1.20 Sgt. Bright in Well.III, X3482.
2.55 P/O. Leggett in Well.III, X3479.
1130 1230 S/L. Kitchin flew to Pershore and returned in Well.III, X3588. Return times 1445 – 1615.
4.10 S/L. Newton carried out check dual in Well.III, X3451.
1510 1540 P/O. Slater carried out air test in Well.III, X3652.
.30 Sgt. Bright air tested Well.III, X3482.
1.00 Sgt. McPhail carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3646.
1845 2235 Sgt. Thomas and P/O Earle carried out night TR. Cross country in Well.III, X3652.

25.2.42.
TRAINING.
Local formation was carried out by the following :-
1.00 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3479.
1.05 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462.
1.00 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3359.
1.00 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3586.
1.00 F/O. Sandys in Well.III, X3585.
1.10 Sgt. Thomas in Well.III, X3661.
1.00 P/O. Ramsey in Well.III, X3664.
1.00 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
.55 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
1.00 P/O. Slater in Well.III, X3652.
1525 1605 P/O Fisher carried out S.C.I. practice in Well.III, X3588.

The following carried out formation flying for one hour:-
W/Cdr. Cookson in Well.III, X3664, P/O Sandys in Well.III, X3585 and S/L. Kitchin in Well.III, X3355.
.30 P/O. Leggett carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3451.
1.45 F/L. Hill carried out TR1335 practicee in Well.III, X3667.
.45 Sgt. Parnham carried out S.C.I. practice in Well.III, X3462.

26.2.42.
TRAINING.
S.C.I. practice was carried out by the following:-
1210 1245 P/O Slater in Well.III, X3588.
1540 1610 Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3588.
.30 Sgt. Bell in Well.III, X3462.
.20 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3462.
1.05 S/L. Newton carried out air test of X3482, Well.III.

The following carried out formation flying:-
1.00 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3497.
1.20 P/O Climie in Well.III, X3359.
.55 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3597.
1.00 P/O Leggett in Well.III, X3597.
1.15 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3282.
1.00 Sgt. Shepherd in Well.III, X3646.

The following carried out formation flying and flapless landings for 1hr.30m.
P/O. Ramsey in Well.III, X3652.
Sgt. Colville in Well.III, X3355.
Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.

The same practice as above was carried out for one hour by the following:-
P/O. Slater in Well.III, X3664.
Sgt. Thomas in Well.III, X3403.
P/O Fisher in Well.III, X3355.

S/L. Kitchin carried out air test and ice hunt in Well.III, X3587. (1610-1640)(1500-1600)

27.2.42.
TRAINING.
Lorenz practice and landings by 2nd pilot’s were carried out by the following:-
1.45 Sgt. Thomas in Well.III, X3661.
1.30 Sgt. Tye in Well.III, X3403.
1.00 S/L. Kitchin and F/O. Douglass carried out dual training in Tiger Moth aircraft.

S.C.I. practice carried out by the following:-
1450 1510 P/O. Ramsey in Well.III, X3588.
.45 Sgt. Evans in Well.III, X3451.

N.F.T’s were carried out by the following:-
.30 P/O Leggett in Well.III, X3451.
.20 S/L. Newton in Well.III, X3451.

1.30 Circuits and landing practice was carried out by Sgt. Bertram and Sgt. Brown in Well.III, X3451.

1.00 F/L. Hill carried out loop test in Well.III, X3667.
3.30 Sgt. Bell carried out TR1335 practice in Well.III, X2482.
2.10 S/L. Newton carried out check dual in Well.III, X3451.
2.05 Sgt. Bell carried out TR1335 practice in Well.III, X3479.
.55 Sgt. McLachlan flew to Marham in Well.III, X3479.
1445 1530 S/L. Kitchin flew to Ashton Down in Well.III, X3587.

Formation flying was carried out by the following:-
1.00 Sgt. Parnham in Well.III, X3282.
1.10 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3646.
.30 P/O. Leggett carried out N.F.T. in Well.III, X3451.

1.00 Sgt. McLachlan air tested Well.III, X3482.

Lorenz practice was carried out by the following:-
.50 P/O. Climie in Well.III, X3479.
1.05 Sgt. McPhail in Well.III, X3646.
.30 Check dual in Well.III, X3451 was carried out by Sgt. Shepherd.
1535 1605 F/O. Sandys carried out air firing practice in Well.III, X3585.
1135 1210 P/O Fisher in Well.III, X3588, carried TR9 range test.
1130 1310 Sgt. Thomas carried out Lorenz practice and 2nd pilots landing practice in Well.III, X3661.

Well.III, X3355, captained by Sgt. Colville took off on air test. Starboard engine cut out, followed by port engine and the machine crashed at Lakenheath. Sgt. Colville, A/C. Hall and A/C. Godwin were injured. Cpl. Howes and A/C. Pownall were killed and Sgt. Woodham died as a result of injuries received.

AIRCRAFT ARRIVALS.
10.2.42            Well.III, X3667 received from Vickers Armstrong, Blackpool. Auth:- 41G/1934.
11.2.42            Well.III, X3664 received from Vickers Armstrong, Blackpool. Auth:- 41G/1803.
”   ”    ”              Well.III, X3652 received from Vickers Armstrong, Blackpool. Auth:- 41G/1612.
12.2.42            Well.III, X3661 received from Vickers Armstrong, Blackpool. Auth:- 41G/1753.
14.2.42            Well.III, X3667 received from 12 M.U. Auth:- 41G/1879.

DESPATCHES – AIRCRAFT.
11.2.42.           Well.Ic aircraft, X9825 despatched to 1505 B.A.T.F. Auth:- Form W S/225.
20.2.42.           Well.Ic aircraft, Z8858 despatched to 214 Sqdn. Auth:- Form W/ S/241.
23.2.42.           Well.III aircraft, X3390 despatched to 419 Sqdn. Auth:- Form W 242.

POSTINGS.
A/F/Lt. NEWTON, R.J. (GD) Posted to unit from No. 23 O.T.U. wef.30.1.42. Auth:- 6 Grp Sig.P4/540 d/d 28.1.42.
P/O. HARRISON, N. (GD) ceased to be attached to 149 Sqdn on posting to 101 Sqdn wef 21.1.42. Auth:- 3Grp Sig.P744 d/d 20.1.42.
P/O. HENDERSON, A.R. posted to unit from N.E. strength of RAF stn. Feltwell wef 22.1.42. Auth:- Gp. Pgrm.3G/6601/ 3/P4 d/d27/1/42.
A/F/Lt. BARNETT, D.C. 45524 (GD) posted to HQ.3 Grp. Supernummary wef. 30.1.42. Auth:- 3 Grp. Sig.P811 d/d 29.1.42.
A/P/O. PASCOE, H.T. (Tech) and A/P/O. OGLE, G.L. (Tech) posted to Officer School, Uxbridge wef. 18.2.42. Auth:- Air Ministry letters A.330854/41/S.7.(f) 2 and A.330856/41/S.7 (f) 2 dated 6.2.42.
P/O. HEYWOOD, G.R.L. (GD) posted to N.E. strength of RAF Stn. Feltwell wef 20.2.42. Auth:- 3 Grp.Pgrm.3G/6601/3/P4 d/d 22.2.42.
P/O. CARTER, C.W.P. (GD), P/O. FOUNTAIN, C.D. (GD) and P/O. PARTON, W.J. (GD) posted to unit wef 25.2.42 from 19 O.T.U. Auth:- 6 Grp.Pgrm 6G/1706/26/19/P3 d/d 12.2.42.
A/F/L. BABER, T.J.D. posted to unit from No.311 Sqdn. wef 26.2.42. Auth:- 3 Grp. Sig.P504 d/d 23.2.42.

ATTACHMENTS.
A/F/L. MITCHELL, W.J. 77380 (A&SD) ceased to be attached to School of Admin, Stannington wef. 28.1.42.
P/O. BUDD, J6158 (GD) and P/O. McCORMACK, J6136 (GD) attached to unit from 419 Sqdn wef. 3.2.42. Auth:- 3 Grp.Sig.P837 d/d 1.2.42. Ceased to be attached wef 14.2.42.
P/O. FISHER, J.F. (GD) P/O. FRASER, A.A. (GD) and P/O. WILSON, P.J. (GD) attached to Messers. Vickers Armstrong Ltd. Wef. 19.1.42. Auth:- 3 Grp. Sig.A.126 d/d 18.1.42. Ceased to be attached wef. 23.1.42.
P/O. BERE, G.A. 63084 (GD) ceased to be attached to No. 1 A.A.S. wef. 24.1.42.

ACTING RANKS.
P/O. Sandys, J.F.K. J4814 (GD) appointed to the rank of Acting Flying Officer (unpaid) wef. 21.12.41. Auth:- 3 Grp.Pgrm. 3G/8937/5/5/P2 18.1.42. also appointed A/F/O (paid) wef 10.1.42. Auth:- As above.
A/F/L. NEWTON, R.J. (GD) appointed Acting Squadron Leader (unpaid) wef. 30.1.42 and Acting Squadron Leader (paid) wef 20.2.42. Auth:- 3 Grp. Pgm 3G/8937/5/5/P2 d/d 13.2.42.
P/O. BERE, G.A. 63084 (GD) appointed Acting Flying Officer (unpaid) wef.30.1.42 and Acting Flying Officer (paid) wef. 20.2.42. Auth:- 3 Grp.Pgrm 3G/8937/5/5/P2 d/d 19.2.42.

APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS.
P/O. CLIMIE, J.K. (GD) appointed to a Commision as Pilot Officer wef 8.1.42. (on probation) Auth:- A.336098/41/27f1b d/d 20.1.42.
T/S/L. (A/W/C) SAWREY-COOKSON, R. 39574 (GD) promoted to War Subb. Rank of Squadron Leader wef. 5.12.41. Auth:- Extract AMO. N32/ 42.
P/O. RAMSEY, N.G.C. 116065 (GD) Appointed to a Commision as Pilot Officer on Probation wef. 2.2.42 Auth:- Air Ministry letter A394374/42/S.7 (f) 1(b) d/d 9.2.42.
A/P/O. PASCOE, K.T. (Tech) appointed to a Commission as Pilot Officer (Actimg) on probation in Tech. (Eng) Branch wef. 13.2.42. Auth:- A.M. letter A330854/41/S.7(f) 2 d/d 6.2.42.
P/O SLATER, A.B. (GD) appointed to a Commission as Pilot Officer on probation in the R.A.A.F. wef. 15.1.42. Auth:- Air Ministry letter A.336099/41/S7(f) 1 (b) d/d 3.2.42.
A/P/O. OGLE, G.L. (Tech) appointed a Commission as Acting Pilot Officer on probation in the Tech. (Eng) Branch wef. 13.2.42. Auth:- Air Ministry letter A.330854/41/S7(f) 2 d/d 6.2.42.