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See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 10 Squadron was part of 4 Group Bomber Command equipped with Whitleys at RAF Dishforth. From July 1940 to August 1942 the squadron was based at RAF Leeming where it converted to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 100 Squadron was stationed in Singapore equipped with obsolete Vildebeests and in early 1942 it was virtually destroyed by the Japanese. In December 1942 the squadron was…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 101 Squadron was based at RAF West Raynham in 2 Group equipped with Blenheims. In May 1941 it converted to Wellingtons and moved two months later to RAF Oakington as part of 3…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939 102 Squadron was part of 4 Group flying Whitleys from RAF Driffield. Brief spells were spent at RAF Leeming, RAF Prestwick on a 6 week loan to Coasatal Command and then RAF Linton on…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 103 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France with Battles. The squadron returned to Britain in June 1940 and, via a two week spell at RAF Honington, moved…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 104 Squadron converted to Blenheims in 1938 and was a training squadron first at RAF Bassingbourn and then RAF Bicester until April 1940 when it was absorbed into 13 Operational Training Unit. It was…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 105 Squadron formed part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France with Battles early in the war before returning to England in June 1940 at RAF Honington and then to RAF Watton converting to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In 1939, 107 Squadron was in 2 Group at RAF Wattisham equipped with Blenheims. During early 1941 the squadron sent detachments to RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Newmarket and RAF Swanton Morley and was attached…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 108 Squadron became a Bomber Command training squadron with Blenheims, first at RAF Bassingbourn and then at RAF Bicester. In April 1940 it was incorporated into 13 Operational…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 109 Squadron was reformed in December 1940 at RAF Boscombe Down. Using Whitleys, Ansons and Wellingtons it developed radio counter-measures and also the Oboe blind bombing system. From January 1942 to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 110 Squadron was in 2 Group during the first part of the war. It was stationed at RAF Wattisham flying Blenheims in daylight operations. Detachments were sent to RAF Lossiemouth in April-May 1940, to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 114 Squadron was stationed at RAF Wyton in 2 Group equipped with Blenheims. It was sent to France in December 1939 as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force. It returned to Britain…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 115 Squadron was in 3 Group throughout the war. In September 1939 it was based at RAF Marham equipped with Wellingtons. From September 1942 to November 1942 it moved to RAF Mildenhall and then to RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses From October 1941 to March 1943 128 Squadron was a fighter squadron with Hurricanes stationed in West Africa. The squadron reformed in September 1944 at RAF Wyton as part of 8 Group. It was equipped…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 138 Squadron was reformed at RAF Newmarket in August 1941 in 3 Group in a Special Duties role. From December 1941 to March 1942 the squadron was based at RAF Stradishall before moving to RAF Tempsford.…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 139 Squadron was equipped with Blenheims at the start of the war and was sent to France in December 1939. The squadron returned to Britain in May 1940 and operated Blenheims in 2 Group from RAF West…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 141 Squadron spent the first part of the war in Fighter Command. Initially equipped with Gladiators and Blenheims it converted to Defiants in April 1940. Following early daylight losses the squadron…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In the early months of the war 142 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France equipped with Battles. Returning to Britain in June 1940 the squadron was based initially at RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 144 Squadron was stationed at RAF Hemswell in 5 Group and equipped with Hampdens. It moved to RAF North Luffenham in July 1941. Having carried out the most Hampden opertions of…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 148 Squadron was a training squadron at RAF Stradishall equipped with Ansons and Wellingtons. It moved in September 1939 to RAF Harwell where it was renumbered 15 Operational…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939 149 Squadron was stationed at RAF Mildenhall in 3 Group equipped with Wellingtons. In November 1941 the squadron converted to Stirlings and it flew more sorties with the Stirling than…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war the Battles of 150 Squadron was sent to France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force. On returning to Britain in June 1940 the squadron was assigned to 1 Group, re-equipped…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 153 Squadron was formed as a night-fighter squadron in October 1941 and flew Defiants, Blenheims and Beaufighters. In December 1942 the squadron moved to North Africa and also operated Beaufighters,…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 156 Squadron was reformed at RAF Alconbury in February 1942 with Wellingtons as part of 3 Group. In August 1942 it moved to RAF Warboys as one of the original Pathfinder squadrons. In January 1943 the…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 157 Squadron reformed in December 1941 as a night fighter and intruder squadron flying Mosquitos. The squadron transferred to Bomber Command in May 1944 as part of 100 Group. The squadron was based at…
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