Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.10 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

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The Second World War



Authorized as ‘No.10 (Torpedo Bomber) Squadron’ 1 April 1938.1
Redesignated 'No.10 (Bomber) Squadron' 28 August 1939.2
Redesignated 'No.10 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 1 September 1939.3
Disbanded 13 August 1945.4


No lineal connection with '10 Experimental Squadron', of 1967-70. See 10 Experimental Squadron.


The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations on the Atlantic Coast under 'Eastern Air Command'.5

1. GO 48/38. Authorized but not formed/L'autorisation a été accordée mais l'escadron n'a jamais été formé (AFGO 19/39)

2. AFGO 41/39

3. AFGO 57/39

4. Secret Organization Order 279, 4 August 1945, file/dossier S.17-10-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5432)

5. AFGO 25/40; 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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