Talk:1 Squadron SAAF

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Commanders[edit]

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Period From Period To Rank Officer Commanding
May 1940 Major N.G. Niblock-Stuart
August 1940 Major van Schalkwyk [1]
August 1940 Major Wilmot[2]
17 March 1941 Major Gerald John 'Lemmie' le Mesurier[3]
17 March 1941 Major T. Ross Theron[4]
November 1941 December 1941 Major J.I.N.E. Baxter[Note 1][5]
December 1941 Captain M.S. Osler[6]
10 May 1942 12 August 1942 Major Gerald John 'Lemmie' le Mesurier DFC (WIA)[7]
12 August 1942 13 December 1942 Major T.C.R. Metlerkamp  [8][Note 2]
13 December 1942 6 May 1943 Major D.D. Moodie DFC[9]
1944 Major Henry Gaynor [10]
1960 1961 Maj Wally Hefer
1975 Commandant Willem Hechter
?? ?? Colonel Dick Lord
1983 1986 Colonel Johan (Gerrie) Radloff[11]

Thanks. Farawayman (talk) 19:00, 10 September 2011 (UTC)

  1. ^ Brown, (1990) p.96
  2. ^ Brown, (1990) p.98
  3. ^ "Biplane fighter aces: Commonwealth". Major Gerald John 'Lemmie' Le Mesurier DFC, SAAF no. P102636V. 
  4. ^ Brown, (1974) p.31
  5. ^ Brown, (1974) p.81
  6. ^ Brown, (1974) p.104
  7. ^ Brown, (1974) p.204
  8. ^ Brown, (1974) p.228
  9. ^ Brown, (1974) p.314
  10. ^ "Supermarine Spitfire MkVIII". Supermarine Spitfire MkVIII code AX-W, serial JF626, piloted by Maj. Henry Gaynor, SAAF No.1 Squadron. 
  11. ^ "South African Electronic Warfare Association". Board of Directors. 


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