35 Squadron [concept]

Title

35 Squadron [concept]

Description

35 Squadron was formed in 1916 and reformed in 1929. By 1939 it was a training unit, equipped with a mix of Battles, Ansons and Blenheims. In November 1940 it was reformed as part of 4 Group at RAF Linton on Ouse flying Halifaxes. In August 1942 the squadron was transferred to the new Pathfinder Force. In March 1944 the squadron converted to Lancasters. The squadron disbanded in March 1982.
It was stationed at: RAF Cranfield, RAF Upwood, RAF Boscombe Down, RAF Leeming, RAF Linton-on-Ouse and RAF Graveley.
Aircraft flown included: Battle, Bleheim, Halifax and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 671

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin

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“35 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 20, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6258.

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