1790 SQUADRON
ROYAL NAVY FLEET AIR ARM
BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET

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SCHOFIELDS 13.08.45 16.01.46 Airfield Temp Huts Quaker Road SYDNEY

SCHOFIELDS 28.03.46 29.04.46 Airfield Temp Huts Quaker Road SYDNEY

 

Commanding Officers

SCHOFIELDS L/Cdr KNEALE J.H 13.08.45 16.01.46

SCHOFIELDS L/Cdr LYONS B.C 09.11.45 16.01.46

SCHOFIELDS L/Cdr LYONS B.C 28.03.46 29.04.46

 

Aircraft

Fairey Firefly Mk.1NF

 

The following list of names of officers of 1790 Squadron at Schofields was provided to me by Walter "Iinky" Inkster:-

Ralph Chalker Tom Pierce Derick Phillips Inky Inkster
Tom Talbot Owen Lobb Bobby Ranscombe Jock Frazer
Pat Toynbee Jimmy Kneale Ben Lyons Arthur Pickthall
Lucky Lee Johnny Miller Duke Ducane Bruce Hobbs
Griff Griffiths John Harrison Keith Neiderer James Abraham
Loopy Dunworth Boy Andrews George Glover Don Sidnell
Billy Rose Woodfall Lown Mortimer
Tom Evritt Tony Cornabe Deep Della Porta Ron Battie
Thompson John Woodhouse Cats Allen Taffy Jones
Joe Hunt Les Pearson Peter Beale

 

Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm in Australia during WW2

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I would like to thank Dennis Whiley for his assistance with the above information.

I'd like to thank Walter "Inky" Inkster for his assistance with this home page. "Inky" was was Air Radio Officer for 1790 Squadron from its formation on 1 January 1945 to 4 June 1946.

 

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