104 Squadron [concept]


104 Squadron [concept]


104 Squadron was originally formed during the First World War and reformed in 1936. It converted to Blenheims in 1938 and was a training squadron until April 1940 when it was absorbed into 13 Operational Training Unit. It was reformed again in April 1941 as part of 4 Group at RAF Driffield from where it flew Wellingtons on night bombing operations. In October 1941 a detachment from the squadron was posted to Malta, transferring to Egypt as a full squadron in January 1942. It continued to operate Wellingtons from Egypt, Tunisia and Italy until it converted to B-24s in February 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF Bassingbourn, RAF Bicester and RAF Driffield.
Aircraft flown included: Blenheim and Wellington.
Wartime losses: 88


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Nigel Moore


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