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Old 31st August 2019, 20:11
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C.O. No.157 Squadron

Good evening,

The following W/Cdr. were CO of this Squadron. But I can’t find their first names on the net. Does someone have their full names or can redirect me to a website who has?
J.A. Mackie
H.D.U. Denison
W.K. Davison
K.H.P. Beauchamp DSO,DFC
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Old 31st August 2019, 20:27
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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Hello,

Here's one:

40356 Kennet Henry Penrith "Penny" BEAUCHAMP RAFO

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Old 31st August 2019, 21:56
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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Hi Dirk,


The London Gazette (Issue 35187 dated 10/06/1941, page 3322) mentions a Wing Commander with the name of Henry Duncan Urban Denison (32169).


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Old 31st August 2019, 22:25
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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Hi Col and Luc,

Thx a lot, much appriciated.
Luc, the London Gazette is something that turns up often on the Forum and in books like for example the RAF Bomber Command Losses.
Are these Gazettes on line available ?
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Old 31st August 2019, 22:41
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Hi Col and Luc,

Thx a lot, much appriciated.
Luc, the London Gazette is something that turns up often on the Forum and in books like for example the RAF Bomber Command Losses.
Are these Gazettes on line available ?
Kind regards,

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Old 31st August 2019, 23:42
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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Hi Dirk,


The orb of 157 Squadron (AIR 27/1046) mentions on 9/06/1944 Wing Commander William Ken Davison arrived to command the Squadron.


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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Hello,

And another:

37681 James Anthony MACKIE.

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Re: C.O. No.157 Squadron

Nick,

Thx for sharing the link.

Col and Luc,

Again a big thx for completing the list.

Have a nice day.

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