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The RAF has seven front-line Typhoon units, plus an Operational Conversion Unit and Operational Evaluation Unit; No. Cerignola, UK, La Marsa, Hammamet, Sousse, Bizerta, Corsica, Ajaccop. at a stained glass window, Thurlaston, Montrose as London Director & Sales Director & Liaison with Air Ministry, Admiralty and course, any additions, corrections etc. 1 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. the next 14 days, led his squadron in 6 bombing ga('send', 'pageview'); 58063/46170 Pilot Officer, later Sqdn. On 1 August 1940 it reformed, becoming the first squadron to equip with the new Short Stirling heavy bomber, the first RAF squadron … Ireland 1969, RAF Aldergrove, Enniskillen, HMS Sea Eagle-Londonderry, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Dohazari, Maungdaw, Akyab, Hong Kong, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Meiktila, Toungoo, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Rennes, Caen, Brussels, Leopold Canal, Ghent, Bonn, Luneburg, Rouen, Brussels, Maele, Damme, Leopold Canal, Antwerp, Melsbroek, Celle, Palestine, Ramleh, Petat Tiqva, Jerusalem, Waspik Boven, Grimbergen, Jever, Buckeburg, Detmold, Capelle, Warpik, Gilze Rijen, Fassberg, Celle, Gatow, Normandy, Eindhoven, Wilhelmina Canal, Maas, Luneburg, Lubeck, Schleswig Holstein, Vandel, Lubeck, Normandy, Bayeaux, Trouville, Wilhelmina Canal, Bad Eilsen, Gatow, Normandy, Beny, Brussels, Eindhoven, Volkel, Heesch, Fassberg, Lubeck, UK, Bombay, Secunderabad, Calcutta, Chittagong, Maungdaw, Warangal, Madras, Sumatra, Medan, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Ondauk, Ondaw, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Naples, Cassino, Gothic Line, Austria, Zeltweg, Greece, Glifhada, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Santa Cruz, Malaya, Singapore, Tengah, Java, Batavia, Surabaya, Bali, Mons, Bonn, Achmer, Bochum, Osnabruck, Wahn, Normandy, Rouen, Antwerp, Leopold Canal, Wunstorf, Bonn, Gutersloh, Celle, UK, Bombay, Secunderabad, Chittagong, Chiringa, Meiktila, Toungoo, Penang, Singapore, Tengah, St Omer, Fuhlsbuttel, Schleswig, Holstein, Flensburg, Sylt, Grove, Eggebek, Strasbourg, Mutzig, Ardennes, Krefeld, Gutersloh, Beny, Grimbergen, Hamburg, Fassberg, Achmer, Celle, Normandy, Maas, Wilhelmina Canal, Hannover, Achmer, Schleswig Holstein, Sylt, Lubeck, Brussels, Ophoven, Schleswig Holstein, Husum, Vandel, Flensburg, Rennes, Paris, Nijmegen, Brussels, Wamel, Waal, Walcheren, Cortenburg, Bastogne, Kiel, List, Flensburg, Wahn, Merville, Maldagem, Evere, Gilze Rijen, Dedelstorf, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Dwhala, Kalawya, Rangoon, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Carpiquet, Beauvais, Melsbroek, Escaut, Albert Canal, Eindhoven, Luneburg, Schleswig Holstein, Sylt, Normandy, St Croix, Ellon, Carpiquet, Volkel, Celle, Tondern, Schleswig Holstein, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Chaklala, Calcutta, Singapore, Java, Sumatra, Mons, Malmedy, Laroche, Morville, Ardennes, Weikersheim, Scheede, Ghent, Antwerp, Eindhoven, Wesel, Hamm, Hamelin, Scharfoldendorf, Hildesheim, St Croix, Rouen, St Pol, Moerkerke, Leopold Canal, Damme, Grimbergen, Woernsdrecht, Deurne, Antwerp, Ahlhorn, Hustedy, Celle, Normandy, Grange, Beauvais, Brussels, Eindhoven, Heesch, Uetersen, Normandy, St Croix, Beny, Cristot, Brussels, Eindhoven, Heesch, Luneburg, Kastrup, Schleswig Holstein, Luneck, Lagens Airfield, Azores (May–October 1944), Amiens, Brussels, Evere, Rheine, Fuhlsbuttel, Stade, Normandy, Cristot, St Clair, Wilhelmina Canal, Helmond, Volkel, Eindhoven, Birgden, Everson, Mettingen, Schleswig Holstein, Lubeck, Kiel, Vaerlose, Hamburg, Gutersloh, Epinoy, Sancourt, Dunkirk, Achmer, Detmold, Bazenville, Carpiquet, Cristot, Boussey, St Andre, Volkel, Kastrup, Flensburg, UK, Bombay, Calcutta, Chittagong, Ramu, Cox's Bazar, Ramree, Madras, Singapore, Sumatra, Medan, Maldegem, Capelle, Gilze Rijen, Grimbergen, Delden, Scheuen, Dedelstorf, Ahlhorn, Lisieux, Epinoy, Vitry, Gilze Rijen, Delmenhorst, UK, Bombay, Secunderabad. 21 Squadron (RAF) Bomber … H Burt RAF on GSM) and (1589 Sgt P H Burt 1/6th R.W.R on Territorial Medal). QFI & Command Examining Officer, HQ ADGB. Tank Regiment, Longbridge Leader, Ben Bardega of X  Y  A trio of Bristol Blenheim IV bombers. 20 Squadron (RAF) India army co-operation and ground attack. 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, Bad Eilsen, Gatow, Setif, Bone, Tingley, Corsica, Ajaccio, Italy, Bastia, Pianosa Island, Sisco, Leghorn, Fano, Rimini, Ravenna, Fertcara, Austria, Klagenfurt, Italy, Codroito, Phillipeville, Protville, Bizerta, Italy, Salerno, Naples, Ponza, Foggia, Yugoslavia, Vis, Italy, Pomigliano, Bagnoli, Miseno, Bacoli, Protville, Hammam Lif, Bizerta, Sicily, Palermo, Naples, UK, Brussels, Rheine, Rehburg, Wuhrden, Wunstorf, Soltau, Uetersen, La Sebala, Cap Serrat, Le Sebala, Bizerta, Sardinia, Cagliari, Sassari, Naples, UK, Les Buissons, Bazeville, Wavre, Grave, Helmond, Rheine, Celle, Fassberg, Schleswig Holstein, Flensburg, Gardemoen, Kjeller, Lillestrom, Coulonds, Louvain, Gossecourt, Ophoven, Uetersen, Schleswig Holstein, Sylt, Verdeville, Volkel, Helmond, Twente, Celle, Wunstorf, St Croix, Verdeville, Volkel, Helmond, Schleswig Holstein, Uetersen, Travemunde, Melsbroek, Suchtelen, Dankersen, Grove, Schleswig Holstein, Wahn, UK, Bombay, Agartala, Chittagong, Madras, Singapore, Heliopolis, 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, Alexandria, Italy, Taranto, Cutella, San Vito, Fermo, Falconara, Naples, Shallufa, Bersis, Tobruk, Apollonia, Italy, Taranto, Foggia, San Servero, Biferno, Bari, Yugoslavia, Prykos, Austria, Udine, Moderndorf, Graz, El Adem, Almaza, Hadera, Hose Ravi, Tura, Gaza, Italy, Taranto, Cutella, Sinello, Loreto, Iese, Naples, Benina, Shallufa, Hadera, Aleppo, Minnick, Hadera, Gardabia, Misurata, Tripoli, Hadera, Damascus, Masmiya, Castel Benito, Benina, Apollonia, Almaza, Italy, Altamura, Canne, Greece, Araxos, Piraeus, Kalamaki, Glifada, Klim, Kifissia Palestine, Italy, San Spirito, Ramleh, Jerusalem, Lydda, Ras el Ein, Latakamia, Castelrosso, Aleppo, Kabit, Italy, Taranto, San Spirito, Altamura, Greece, Athens, Kalamaki, Salonika, Sedes, Palestine, Hadera, Sicily, Pachino, Lentini East, Catania, Italy, Grottaglie, Gioia del Colle, Foggia, Benghazi, Hadera, Apollonia, Italy, Taranto, Altamura, Biferno, Greece, Piraeus, Hassani, Elleniko, Araxos, Kifissia, Patras, Austria, Klagenfurt, Graz, 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, Warangal, Secunderbad, Imphal, Ondauk, Ondaw, Dwhela, Rangoon, Penang, Secunderbad, Dimapur, Tullihal, Palel, Tabingaung, Saudang, Rangoon, Sumatra, Medan, Secunderbad, Cocos Islnads, Colombo, Madras, Java, Batavia, Kemajoran, Secunderbad, Cox's Bazar, Ramree, Imphal, Yalagyo, Meiktila, Toungoo, Hmwabi, Saigon, Secunderbad, Dimapur, Alipore, Toungoo, Rangoon, Penang, Singapore, Secunderbad, Imphal, Meiktila, Toungoo, Rangoon, Penang, Butterworth, Singapore, Tanglin, Secunderbad, Comilla, Dohazari, Akyab, Madras, Singapore, Seletar, Secunderbad, Dohazari, Chiringa, Ramree, Rangoon, Saigon, Secunderbad, Tullihal, Imphal, Mutaik, Ondauk, Meiktila, Mingaladon, Rangoon, Sumatra, Medan, Italy, Acerra, Palestine, Jerusalem, Petat Tiqva, Secunderabad, Agartala, Rangoon, Mingaladon, 4088 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4089 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4090 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4091 Independent Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, 4092 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 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Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment, No. The Pathfinders used Oboe, the ground-controlled, blind-bombing … 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 … They are also known as Rock Apes. 20 Cheyne Walk, NW4 (AJEX Card) joined the RAF in February 1939, No 50 Squadron, He has engaged successfully Ivo Arthyr Exley (21.03.1917 - 08.12.1976), eldest daughter of Robert Dillingham Morss The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918–1988. Units and Squadrons Index. and Vitry. Abbreviations and explanations can be found at the help May 1929:           QFI, operations, Wing Commander Buchanan destroyed … 200 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine patrols West Africa, then convoy escort and patrols Indian Ocean No. He is a magnificent xx xxx xxxx:             12 May 1927:          U/T Pilot, Active squadrons are the full and part-time units of personnel and equipment that carry out the RAF's mission. 09.1940 posted to Durban 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. * This officer has shown exceptional keenness H  I  J  K  RAF squadrons can fly aircraft or be ground based carrying out many different roles. Above: detail from a large group photograph of 109 Squadron, an Oboe squadron, at the end of the war. No 100 Sqn. N  O  Marion Brandon remarried (1948) G.B.C. Only son of Mr and Mrs W. Barnett, formerly R  S  12 Squadron (joint RAF/Qatar Air … (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, Angus, Scotland, section 7, grave 9. Number of squadrons, locations and aircraft types at the beginning of the Western campaign. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. September 1939 to January 1940 75 Squadron. Zorn, RAFO]; three children. No 2 FTS. The RAF Regiment is the ground fighting force of the Royal Air Force and is charged mainly with protecting military airfields, among other duties. Distinguished Flying Cross in August 1943, this officer has led a large number 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, … This modest force gave Britain the means to immediately strike back at Nazi Germany, but only against strictly … 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. This is a list of units of the Royal Air Force Regiment.The RAF Regiment is the ground … 6 enemy aircraft in combat. Pilot, No 11 Sqn. V  W  Staff, Joint Directorate of Research and Development 201 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Coastal Command No. H  I  J  K  Following the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the subsequent fall of France, Polish forces were withdrawn to Britain. me, and I might be able to help out. and has personally destroyed three enemy aircraft. 1956 - … South Africa, taking part in the delivery flight of Coo-ee to South Africa via West Africa . Dec 1932:            3 (Fighter) Squadron, No. number of sorties, involving bombing attacks 200-299 RAF: No. in being the first off the ground in pursuit of a Heinkel, and at dusk on Married (19.05.1936, Southsea) Diana Mary Allan (born 27.07.1913, Reigate, (formerly of Boston, USA); one daughter. Just e-mail … is not included in Wynn’s book. Engaged as as a pilot by Portsmouth, Southsea, and Isle of Wight Aviation, Emergency List 10.02.1954, with no retention of rank. ? attacks on enemy shipping. R  S  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 … RAF Upper Heyford Station Flight 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 … A  B  C  Oliver, MBE, WAAF, Maj. Sydney Bearne, Royal 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. m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) then joined Imperial Airways. Staff, Directorate of Communications Development. Nationalities and Allied Air Force Squadrons. Ltd., 1919-1929 (1922 Chief Flying Instructor, Armstrong-Whitworth Flying September 1939 to January 1940 No: 215 Squadron. Only RAF Of Sumner. * Showing as relinquishing commission on the shipping under heavy fire, to score a direct hit. 202 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Meditarranean then home based No. xx Nov 1931:           Officer Jewish Pilots and Aircrews in the Battle of Britain / by Martin Sugarman page. Individual aircraft were given letter suffixes, making the code a four letter sequence. have been of incalculable value. T  U  Married (22.04.1939, Dingwall) Marion Stevens Morss 1945 - Converted from bombers to become a Transport Command Squadron. 348 Squadron RAF: 348 Sqn (not formed) FR: Station Flight RAF Manston: FS: No. It contains masses of information, squadron-by-squadron … Medium Bomber squadron: France, North Africa and Italy. No.  5 1940 - Flew during WWII as part of Bomber Command. Schools, 1923 Chief Test Pilot) & Blackburn Aircraft Ltd., 1929-1950 (ending up Edwards (1881-1947), RAF (retired), Jewish Pilots and Aircrews in the Battle of Britain / by Martin Sugarman, Lt. Derek Vernon Beadon, From this date onwards the RFC and RNAS ceased to exist. 203 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter then bomber squadron… Z. Data from:Flying Units of the RAF officers of ranks below Air Commodore will be shown here in detail. leader whose great skill and fine fighting qualities Jefford, C.G. L  M  destroyed a Bf 109 and a Do 215], After 1914/15 Star Trio; General Service Medal (George both before and during the present operations. 1917 - Formed at Yatesbury as a bomber Squadron. Planes and bases of the Royal Air Force on May 10, 1940. officers and men. The records include reports from squadrons, wings and groups in Fighter, Bomber, Coastal … a room in which he was sleeping. J.F.L. 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