601 Squadron (County of London, Auxiliary Air Force)

F/O Jack Riddle's Photos
Please note that Jack Riddle has kindly granted us permission to upload his personal photographs onto this site.

Air raid shelter at Tangmere (August 1940)
F/O Jankiewicz (sitting), F/O Topolnicki (Standing)

F/Lt Davis, F/O Robinson, F/O Jankiewicz

UF-N and F/O Topolnicki

JU88 tail section shot down by A Flight
of 601 Squadron on 18 August 1940

F/O Topolnicki, F/Lt Robinson, F/Lt Davis, F/O Jankiewicz, P/O Mayers, F/Sgt ?

UF-O and UF-W

F/Lt Davis

F/O Jack Riddle

F/Lt Robinson


F/Lt Davis, Unknown, P/O H.T. Gilbert, Unknown

F/Lt Rhodes-Moorhouse

F/O Topolnicki

F/O Jankiewicz


F/O Grier

F/O Jankiewicz, F/Lt Hope, F/O J. Riddle, Unknown

P/O Mayers

W/Cdr Clyde


Female Owner of "The Ship". The southern coast was evacuated due to the threat
of German invasion. Willie Rhodes-Moorhouse had the idea to have 601 squadron take over "The Ship".
Per Jack Riddle, "The Ship" had quite a cellar, although most of the men preferred beer.

Male Owner of "The Ship", Unknown, Unknown, Actor David Niven. During 601 Squadron's occupation
of "The Ship", it was quite often frequented by the pilots wives and other guests.

Unknown Pilot fishing at "The Ship"

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