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, RNethN = Royal Netherlands Navy, Tpy = Temporary, KIA = Killed in Action, MPK = Missing Presumed Killed.

 

February - May 1944

 

Rank

Name

Appointed

Notes

       

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

H Colville -Stewart  

1 Feb 44

In command

 

 

   

Lieut. (A) RNethN (P)

J. Blok

1 Feb 44

Killed, air crash 27 Mar 44

 

 

   

Tpy. Lieut. (A)  R.N.V.R. (P)

H. Knowles

1 Feb 44

Killed, air crash 22 Apr 44

 

R. J. Simpson

1 Feb 44

 
 

J. D. S. Smithwick

1 Feb 44

 
 

P. H. Mogridge

1 Feb 44

 
 

 

   

Sub-Lieut. (A) RNethN (P)

H.C. De Jager

1 Feb 44

Killed, air crash 18 May 44

 

 

   

Sergeant (A) RNethN (P)

S. De Ridder

1 Feb 44

Killed, air crash 27 Mar 44

 

F.F. Brogtrop

1 Feb 44

Killed, air crash? 18 May 44

 

 

   

S.N.C.O.s

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

Junior Rates

 

Joined Sqn

 

-

  -  
       

Partial information drawn from the Navy list April 1944

 


List last modified 24 November 2018


 

In Memoriam
 

 

Name

Record

Cemetery/Memorial

Lieut. (A) (P) Hugh Grenville KNOWLES, RNVR

CWGC entry

FAUGHANVALE (ST. CANICE) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD Eglinton, N.I. War Graves Group Grave 14.

Sub-Lieut. (P) Hendrik Christiaan DE JAGER, RNethN

CWGC entry

FAUGHANVALE (ST. CANICE) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD Eglinton, N.I. War Graves Group Grave 16.

Lieut. (P) Johannes BLOK, RNethN

N/K

N/K

Sergeant Franciscus Cornelis Maria BROGTROP, RNethN (or Dutch Army?)

N/K

N/K

Sergeant Simon DE RIDDER, RNethN (or Dutch Army?)

N/K

N/K

 

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