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    Default Wing Commander Harley Stanton

    Hi,

    Been asked by a friend for any information on this man. Took command of 115 Squadron in 1945, but believed to have previously served with 149 and 138 Squadrons.

    Any details would be welcome.

    TIA

    Steve
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    Hi Steve,

    Look at:

    https://books.google.cz/books?id=NuK...tanton&f=false

    Did you receive my mail?

    Best regards

    Mojmir

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    Hi Mojmir,

    No, on emails on all three I sent you. I have this book, I helped with it :-) But just trying to obtain more detailed infor on him.

    Not sure why I am not getting your emails I replied to yous? did you get that one ?

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    Steve,

    Harley Stanton
    b. 1909
    Cmd 12 Aug 1932 SSC A/Plt Off
    Conf/Grd 9 Sep 1933 Plt Off.
    Posting(?) Port Said 3 Nov 1933 (dep London on the Strathaird)
    Prom 9 Mar 1935 Fg Off.
    m1. Q4 1936
    Prom 9 Mar 1937 Flt Lt
    PC 29 Aug 1938
    Prom 1 Sep 1941 T/Wg Cdr (32210)
    m2. Q1 1945
    Prom 5 Mar 1946 Wg Cdr (32210)
    Ret 2 Jan 1953(own req) A/Gp Capt (retaining)
    d. 1995 (Bur Sauchie, Clackmannanshire)

    HTH
    Peter Davies
    Last edited by Resmoroh; 25th November 2018 at 11:17. Reason: Add info
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    Peter,

    Wonderful, thank you.

    Steve
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    Peter,

    You missed a couple:

    Flight December 27, 1933.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE INTELLIGENCE

    Appointments.- The following appointments in the Royal Air Force are notified:-

    General Duties Branch

    Pilot Officers: H. Stanton, to No. 216 (B.T.) Sqdn., Heliopolis, Egypt, 18.11.33

    https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightP...20-%201293.PDF

    and...

    To Sqdn Ldr.

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...4650/page/5323

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 25th November 2018 at 13:09.

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    from flightglobal, too:

    to No. 4 Flying Training School Abu Sueir 26.8.32

    to Home Aircraft Depot, Henlow, w.e.f. 20.9.36

    LG:

    RAF ORDER OF BATTLE IN MALAYA 22nd November, 1941

    No 81 R&SU Kluang p. 69/70

    https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/UN/...ette/38216.pdf

    Regards

    Mojmir

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    Col, Hi,
    Well done, indeed. All we need is his collar-size, and that's him done and dusted!!!
    Rgds
    Peter Davies
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    Thanks all, I will pass on the info.

    Kind regards

    Steve
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