Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.11 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

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BADGE /MOTTO

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BATTLE HONOURS

The Second World War

NORTH-WEST ATLANTIC, 1939-1945; PACIFIC COAST, 1945.

LINEAGE

Authorized as ‘No.11 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron’ 1 August 1939.1
Redesignated ‘No.11 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron’ 1 September 1939.2
Disbanded 15 September 1945.3

Note

No lineal connection with '11 Squadron' of 1932-37. See 440 Squadron.

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts under 'Eastern Air Command' and 'Western Air Command', respectively.4


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

2. AFGO 57/39

3. AFGO 1493/45; Secret Organization Order 300, 8 September 1945, file/dossier S.17-11-2 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5501)

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); Samuel Kostenuk and John Griffin, RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968 (Toronto, 1977), p.33

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