63 Squadron [concept]


63 Squadron [concept]


Archive items | Wartime losses

At the start of the Second World War 63 Squadron was a bomber training unit at RAF Upwood flying Battles and Ansons. It moved for 10 days to RAF Abingdon before going to RAF Benson in mid-September 1939 where it became 12 Operational Training Unit in April 1940. In 1942 the squadron was reformed as a fighter squadron serving mainly in an Army and Navy co-operation and spotting role.


“63 Squadron [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 11, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6270.

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