number of sorties, involving bombing attacks Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. 09.1940 posted to Durban Z officers of ranks below Air Commodore will be shown here in detail. both before and during the present operations. xx xxx xxxx:              Ile Rousse, Italy, Regina, San Servero, Accera, La Marsa, Sousse, Malta, gozo, Sicily, Augusta, Agnone, Italy, Grottaglie, Bari, Termoli, Cutella, Sangro, Triono, UK, St Omer, Dunkirk, Rosieres, Buckeburg, Oberkirchen, Jever, Delmenhorst, Gharmart, La Sebala, La Marsa, Bizerta, Italy, Naples, Caserta, UK, Froyennes, Dunkirk, Middelkirke, Gilze Rijen, Eindhoven, Wahn, Grombalia, Lampedusa, Sousse, Sicily, Palermo, Syracuse, Catania, Italy, Bari, Taranto, Cap San Vito, Pozzouli, Foggia, Iesi, Osimo, Santarcangelo, Foccia, Lecce, Palestine, Ramat David, Ramleh, Lydda, Bone, Sicily, Catania, Italy, Taranto, Grottaglie, UK, St Omer, Mons, Mutzig, Neustadt, Oberstein, Bad Homburg, Riefenburg, Tabarz, Hesselburg, Bonn, Buckeburg, 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Gaza, Hadera, Alexandria, Italy, Brindisi, Campomarino, Pescara, San Servero, Acerra, Abu Sueir, Beirut, Cos, Castelrosso, Cyprus, Famagusta, Lakatamia, Haifa, Hadera, Aleppo, Helwan, Beirut, Aleppo, Kabrit, Gaza, Hadera, Italy, Taranto, Barese, Greece, Kalamaki, Pireaus, Hassani, Crete, Egypt, Sicily, Syracuse, Lentini West, Catania, Italy, Reggio, Bari, Foggia, Termoli, Canne, Campomarino, Vasto, El Khanka, Mersa Matruh, Tobruk, Benghazi, Tripoli, Kairouan, Hani West, Hammamet, Tunis, Tunis, Italy, Naples, Tortorella, Cerignola, Naples, UK, Sicily, Syracuse, Lentini East, Catania, Italy, Reggio, Salerno, Naples, Capodichino, Foggia, Cairo West, Hadera, Haifa, Castelrosso, Haifa, Aleppo, Hadera, Almaza, Mersa Matruh, Aboukir, Italy, Taranto, Foggia, Steraparone, Acerra, Hadera, Aleppo, Kabrit, Aleppo, Alexandria, Italy, Palestine, Lydda, Ein Shemer, Italy, Taranto, Bari, Altamura, Greece, Katakolon, Patras, Athens, Glifada, Hassani, Crete, Athens, Palestine, El Agoud, Gaza, Hadera, 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Castel Benito, Mareth, Gabes, Azizia, Benghazi, Khanka, Helwan, Gaza East, Hadera, Castel Benito, Gaza East, Beit Daras, Minnick, Italy, Taranto, Foggia, Regina, Termoli, Canne, Bari, Yugoslavia, Vis, Italy, Ancona, Ravenna, Austria, Udine, Klagenfurt, Moderndorf, Graz, Castel Benito, Berka, Lete, Tura, Hadera, Affise, Masmiya, Italy, Taranto, Tortorella, Foggia, Naples, Secunderbad, Imphal, Kangla, Ondauk, Meiktila, Mingaladon, Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Secunderbad, Comilla, Maungdaw, Chittagong, Rangoon, Mingaladon, Secunderbad, Jessore, Palel, Saudang, Toungoo, Madras, Java, Batavia, Kemajoran, Secunderbad, Chittagong, Imphal, Palel, Yalagyo, Taukkyan, Sinthe, Magwe, Meiktila, Singapore, Tanglin, Secunderbad, St Paul's Island, Maungdaw, Ondauk, Ondaw, Rangoon, Bangkok, Dom Muang, Secunderbad, Chittagong, Maungdaw, Tullihal, Sinthe, Secunderbad, Chittagong, Palel, Tamu, Kalemyo, Sinthe, Magwe, Rangoon, Warangal, Secunderbad, Agartala, Cox's Bazar, Patenga, Ramree, Rangoon, Mingaladon, 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Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4337 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4338 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4339 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4340 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4341 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4342 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4343 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4344 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4345 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4346 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4347 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4348 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4349 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4350 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4351 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4352 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4353 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4354 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4355 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4356 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4357 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4358 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4359 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4360 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, No. Served on the horseshoe route for a year then posted to the Trans-African service. … By July 1941 the strength of Bomber Command stood at 45 RAF squadrons … 1917 - Formed at Yatesbury as a bomber Squadron. to 1589 Pte P H Burt Royal Warwick Regt (2 Lieut P H Burt RFC on pair), F/O P have been of incalculable value. Ltd., 1919-1929 (1922 Chief Flying Instructor, Armstrong-Whitworth Flying R  S  Married (22.04.1939, Dingwall) Marion Stevens Morss the same day, when he successfully attacked another Heinkel between Arras Schools, 1923 Chief Test Pilot) & Blackburn Aircraft Ltd., 1929-1950 (ending up Blackpool became the RAF's largest training area with camps at Weeton and Kirkham. course, any additions, corrections etc. xx xxx xxxx:             and released in 1945, Lt.Col. from Dover and Capel. of fighter bomber attacks against enemy shipping and constructional targets Number of squadrons, locations and aircraft types at the beginning of the Western campaign. During these P  Q  Air Staff, HQ Fighter Command. Distinguished Flying Cross in August 1943, this officer has led a large number Individual aircraft were given letter suffixes, making the code a four letter sequence. CBRN (Biological Warfare Detection) Squadron, sfn error: no target: CITEREFOliver1997 (, List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons, List of Royal Air Force aircraft independent flights, List of Royal Air Force Operational Training Units, List of Royal Air Force units & establishments, List of officially accredited Battle of Britain squadrons, British military aircraft designation systems, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_RAF_Regiment_units&oldid=993577571, Lists of Royal Air Force units and formations, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Normandy, St Andre, Beauvais, Vitry, Grimbergen, Deurne, Volkel, Altona, Bad Eilsen, Buckeburg, Normandy, Martragny, Ellon, Evreaux, Evere, Eindhoven, Schleswig Holstein, Normandy, Grange-sur-Mer, La Baronnie, St Croix, Melsbroek, Eindhoven, Wilhelmina Canal, Normandy, Lantheuil, Longues, Douai, Deurne, Grave, List, Normandy, La Valette, St Croix, Carpiquet, Beauvais, Melsbroek, Eindhoven, Celle, Normandy, Bazenville, Cristot, St Andre, Volkel, Normandy, Plumelot, Volkel, Heesch, Gatow, Normandy, Longues, Vitry, Bombay, Ondauk, Meiktila, Toungoo, Pegu, Saigon, Normandy, UK, Bombay, Chittagong, Maungdaw, Java, Batavia, Tanah Tinggi, Normandy, Courselles, Graye, Beny, Grave, Helmond, Normandy, Beny, Deurne, Gilze Rijen, Delmenhorst, Normandy, Sommervieu, Carpiquet, Brionne, Courtrai, Deurne, Normandy, Rouen, Damme, Maele, Capelle, Leopold Canal, Moerkerke, Knokke, Wahn, Normandy, Grange, Carpiquet, Merville, Maldegem, Evere, Normandy, Glisy, Grimbergen, Deurne, Gatow, Normandy, St Croix, Deurne, UK, Norway, Oslo, Forus, Kjeller, Gardemoen, Bardufoss, Tromso, Trigno, Vasto, San Servero, San Vito, Pescara, Falconara, Santarcangelo, Palestine, Bellavista, Orvieto, Iese, Fano, Rimini, Austria, Klagenfurt, Palestine, Foggia, Bari, Athens, Kifissia, Palestine, Secunderabad, Palel, Imphal, Magwe, Sumatra, Medan, Secunderabad, Tullihal, Shwebo, Morib, Singapore, Secunderabad, Maungdaw, Akyab, Insein, Penang, Singapore, Secunderabad, Chittagong, Ramree, Mingaladon, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bari, Prykos, Zara, Klagenfurt, Meiselburg, Troffiach, Graz, Bombay, Agartala, Monywa, Mingaladon, Penang, Singapore, Bombay, Agartala, Chittagong, Akyab, Hong Kong, RAF Catterick, Nr. can also be e-mailed. 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Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, … 24 Oct 1938            })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); in being the first off the ground in pursuit of a Heinkel, and at dusk on Service Units). and Vitry. Jefford, C.G. Leader, Ben Bardega of 15 Jan 1926:            He had formed a Home Guard unit from Americans living in London, and was keen on the idea of American squadrons in the Royal Air Force. 01.1941 1914/15 Star Trio; General Service Medal (George 200-299 RAF: No. T  U  200 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine patrols West Africa, then convoy escort and patrols Indian Ocean No. X  Y  XI (F) Squadron, No. These include Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) squadrons incorporated into the RAF when it was … A  B  C  In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France. Above: detail from a large group photograph of 109 Squadron, an Oboe squadron, at the end of the war. Commander Baker carried out a hazardous attack at point blank range on enemy Deverill, St Peter & St Paul Churchyard, Wiltshire, commemorated 14 Squadron RAF (Sudan, Eritrea, Egypt, Iraq) (flew Blenheim IV's) 01.03.1941 : transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service) 11.1941-05.1942: Commanding Officer, 14 Squadron RAF (Western Desert) 11.1942-06.1943: Commanding Officer, 272 Squadron … Marion Brandon remarried (1948) G.B.C. (21.03.1917 - 08.12.1976), eldest daughter of Robert Dillingham Morss V) with Southern Desert Iraq, and Northern Kurdistan Clasps; Defence Medal; L  M  a room in which he was sleeping. Search and download Second World War RAF combat reports (AIR 50) in our catalogue (charges apply). 303 Squadron RAF was one of two Polish squadrons to fight during the Battle of Britain along with squadron 302, of 16 total Polish squadrons in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), U/T Pilot, No 4 FTS. Only RAF Armstrong-Whitworth Aircraft for details on a RAF officer not listed here yet? 8 X 6 INCHES . He was badly shaken, but insisted on This is a list of units of the Royal Air Force Regiment. and has personally destroyed three enemy aircraft. Of a week, he felt that he was not fit enough and. flying Lysanders with 208 Sqn N  O  two enemy bomber aircraft, viz., at dawn, one day in May, when he succeeded This item will … 348 Squadron RAF: 348 Sqn (not formed) FR: Station Flight RAF Manston: FS: No. officers and men. 2702 Armoured Car Squadron RAF Interim redesignation between, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 09:41. ISBN 0-85130-164-9. Just e-mail against many countries occupied by the enemy. In the Battle of Britain, Polish pilots serving in all RAF squadrons achieved a remarkable score of 203.5 destroyed, 35 probables and 36 damaged. In October 1943, Wing By his outstanding 7 Squadron Stirling "S for Sugar" at RAF Oakington On the outbreak of the Second World War, it continued to be used for training bomber crews, disbanding on 4 April 1940 when it merged with 76 Squadron to form No. Ivo Arthyr Exley … (1889-1940), and Marion Winchester Stevens (1888-1917), of Uplands, Berkhamsted No. Squadrons. This is a list of units of the Royal Air Force Regiment.The RAF Regiment is the ground … For detailed biographies of key RAF personnel There are two types of Squadrons, Squadrons of the RAF, which whilst subordinate to higher authority are technically independent, in that if the station on which they are … page.   138 Special Duties Squadron 138 Special Duties Squadron was responsible for dropping agents, weapons, sabotage equipment and other stores by parachute inside occupied Europe and … It contains masses of information, squadron-by-squadron … 'RAF Fighter Squadrons in The Battle Of Britain' by Anthony Robinson ( Caxton editions reprint, 2000 ; ISBN-13-978-1860199073 ). 20 Cheyne Walk, NW4 (AJEX Card) joined the RAF in February 1939, No 50 Squadron, is not included in Wynn’s book. Aviation History Barrage Balloons: The RAF Squadrons That Defended WWII Britain. volunteering and taking .part in a patrol over Maastricht, when he engaged The Royal Air Force's Balloon Command operated from 1938 until 1945. 20 Cheyne Walk, NW4 (AJEX Card) joined the RAF in February 1939, No 50 Squadron, This modest force gave Britain the means to immediately strike back at Nazi Germany, but only against strictly … No. The Royal Air Force was formed on 1 April 1918 when the RFC and the RNAS were amalgamated. R  S  Sumner. (1884-1932), and Muriel Emily Craig (1886-1966), of Leskinfere, Pyrford. Units and Squadrons Index. Engaged as as a pilot by Portsmouth, Southsea, and Isle of Wight Aviation, Following the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the subsequent fall of France, Polish forces were withdrawn to Britain. No 2 FTS. 201 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Coastal Command No. RAF Upper Heyford Station Flight No 100 Sqn. * Showing as relinquishing commission on the Oliver, MBE, WAAF, Maj. Sydney Bearne, Royal Officers and men of both services who continued service after this date transferred into the newly formed RAF and were joined by new entrants. Cerignola, UK, La Marsa, Hammamet, Sousse, Bizerta, Corsica, Ajaccop. then joined Imperial Airways. 202 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Meditarranean then home based No. N  O  No. Medium Bomber squadron: France, North Africa and Italy. A detailed listing of nationality-based RAF squadrons and squadrons … me, and I might be able to help out. By the outbreak of World War Two, most RAF squadrons had modern equipment, the breathing space given by the Munich agreement having given time for the introduction of vital … X  Y  Pathfinder Collection, RAF Wyton. RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons … DFM 14th Sept. 1940 (“The Times”), died 25th May 1958, buried Golders Green. The RAF has seven front-line Typhoon units, plus an Operational Conversion Unit and Operational Evaluation Unit; No. xx Nov 1931:           Officer In 1939 RAF Bomber Command had 23 operational bomber squadrons, with 280 aircraft. Z. Select a flying squadron or other unit from the list in the left-hand navigation bar. Other sources give 131 kills as there is generally variation … He has engaged successfully WWII RAF STARTS WORK SERVICE SQUADRONS FOR REPAIR 1942 VTG ORIG Press Photo Y37. the next 14 days, led his squadron in 6 bombing From this date onwards the RFC and RNAS ceased to exist. 58063/46170 Pilot Officer, later Sqdn. 1 Two years later transferred for a short time to European Landplanes. 20 Squadron (RAF) India army co-operation and ground attack. Squadrons are the main form of flying unit of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Nationalities and Allied Air Force Squadrons. Data from:Flying Units of the RAF Squadrons stationed at RAF Squires Gate No: 63 Squadron. No. He arrived in Malta in November, 1942, and, within (Air Commodore and higher) there is already an excellent website: He Cloud and Banner with special cravat (China) Served with Sir W.G. He is a magnificent Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. J.F.L. Second son (with two brothers and one sister) of Noel Harold Brandon A trio of Bristol Blenheim IV bombers. L  M  Someone who served in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) or Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) as well as the RAF may have service records in more than one place and you may need to consult our gui… H Burt RAF on GSM) and (1589 Sgt P H Burt 1/6th R.W.R on Territorial Medal). (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, Angus, Scotland, section 7, grave 9. Leader, Ben Bardega of Only son of Mr and Mrs W. Barnett, formerly Active squadrons are the full and part-time units of personnel and equipment that carry out the RAF's mission. 5 May 1931:           Pilot, DFM 14th Sept. 1940 (“The Times”), died 25th May 1958, buried Golders Green. shipping under heavy fire, to score a direct hit. The Pathfinders used Oboe, the ground-controlled, blind-bombing … Abbreviations and explanations can be found at the help serving as pilot for Jersey Airways Ltd., St Peter's Airport, Jersey). Tank Regiment, Longbridge Jewish Pilots and Aircrews in the Battle of Britain / by Martin Sugarman First formed in 1942 to protect the airfields against enemy attack, the Regiment's motto is Per Ardua - Through Adversity. (formerly of Boston, USA); one daughter. An Enduring Relationship : A History of Friendship between the Royal Air Force and the Royal Air Force of Oman 617 Squadron and the Dams Raid Royal Flying Corps Centenary The Polish Air Force in WWII … Dec 1932:            Shipping and handling. 12 May 1927:          U/T Pilot, H  I  J  K  Aug 1938:            RAF Fighter Squadron in 1940: A/C on Strength: 16 (12 operational and 2 spares) Pilots on Roster: 15-20 Squadron led in air by Squadron Leader. 3 (Fighter) Squadron, No. York and Lancaster Regiment, Flight Officer Violet Mary "Vicky" Deputy Director of Operations. QFI & Command Examining Officer, HQ ADGB. Under Article XV of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, the air forces of Australia, Canada and New Zealand formed squadrons for service under RAF operational control. as London Director & Sales Director & Liaison with Air Ministry, Admiralty and 19 Squadron (RAF) Fighter Command. T  U   5 South Africa, taking part in the delivery flight of Coo-ee to South Africa via West Africa . * This officer has shown exceptional keenness ? May 1929:           QFI, leader whose great skill and fine fighting qualities Most were new formations, however some had already existed prior to the creation of Article XV and had already been operational during the war, including combat operations. He had a very narrow escape when a bomb landed within 20 yards of RAF Special Duty Squadrons During WW2 the Allies utilised many resources to assist in Clandestine Operations, there were however only 2 main RAF Special Duty Squadrons, namely 138 and 161, … From: War Medal; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (George V); Belgium Croix de Guerre, A  B  C  Staff, Joint Directorate of Research and Development Surrey) [her elder sister married F/Lt. D  E  F  G  P  Q  Married (19.05.1936, Southsea) Diana Mary Allan (born 27.07.1913, Reigate, (20.12.1946), * third Christian name also found as: Colum. www.rafweb.org … Today the site is used as Blackpool Airport and houses industry and a shopping centre. 1945 - Converted from bombers to become a Transport Command Squadron. at a stained glass window, Thurlaston, Montrose Planes and bases of the Royal Air Force on May 10, 1940. attacks on enemy shipping. The RAF Regiment is the ground fighting force of the Royal Air Force and is charged mainly with protecting military airfields, among other duties. They are also known as Rock Apes. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) when shot down in North Africa in 1941, was eventually interned in Stalag Luft 3 No 11 Sqn. 16 OTU. 10.1937 posted to Empire Flying boat Operations as 1st Officer. RAF squadrons can fly aircraft or be ground based carrying out many different roles. 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