304 Squadron [concept]


304 Squadron [concept]
304 (Silesian) Squadron; [concept]


304 Squadron was one of four Polish Squadrons in Bomber Command. It was formed in August 1940 at RAF Bramcote with Battles. In December 1940 it became part of 1 Group, moved to RAF Syerston and converted to Wellingtons, which it flew for the rest of the war. The squadron became operational in April 1941 and it served with Bomber Command until May 1942.In May 1942 the squadron, and its Wellingtons, were transferred to Coastal Command in which it served on anti-submarine patrols until the end of the war.
It was stationed at: RAF Bramcote, RAF Syerston and RAF Lindholme.
Aircraft flown included: Battle and Wellington
Bomber Command wartime losses: 84


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Nigel Moore


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