Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.6 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

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The Second World War

PACIFIC COAST, 1941-1945.


Authorized as 'No.6 (Torpedo Bomber) Squadron' 1 November 1935.1
Redesignated 'No.6 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 1 September 1939.2
Disbanded 7 August 1945.3


The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations on the Pacific Coast under 'Western Air Command'.4

1. GO 11/36

2. AFGO 57/39

3. AFRO 1314/45; Organization Order 276, 2 August 1945, file/dossier S.17-6-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5431)

4. Statement and Organization Charts for the Home and Overseas War and BCATP Organization, 15 April 1942, file/dossier S.8202, Kardex 181.002 (D421); Memorandum/ Note de service, Notes for CAS, Appendix A, 12 September 1939, Document Collection/ Collection de documents 77/543

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