Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.3 (Fighter) Squadron

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Authorized as 'No.3 (Operations) Squadron', 1 April 1925.1
Redesignated 'No.3 Squadron (Service)' 1 April 1927.2
Disbanded 1 July 1927 on transfer to the non-military Directorate of Civil Government Air Operations.3
Reformed as 'No.3 Squadron (Advanced Training)' 1 April 1928.4
Redesignated 'No.3 (Bomber) Squadron' 1 November 1935.5
Redesignated 'No.3 (Fighter) Squadron' 28 August 1939.6
Disbanded 5 September 1939.7

1. GO 69/25

2. GO 65/27

3. Wing Commander F.H. Hitchins, Air Board, Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force (Ottawa: Canadian War Museum, 1972), p.183

4. GO 73/28

5. GO 11/36

6. AFGO 41/39

7. Samuel Kostenuk and John Griffin, RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968 ( Toronto, 1977), p.24

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