Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.113 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

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BADGE /MOTTO

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BATTLE HONOURS

The Second World War

NORTH-WEST ATLANTIC, 1942-1944.

LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.13 (Army Co-Operation) Squadron' 1 January 1937.1
Redesignated 'No.113 (Fighter) Squadron' 15 November 1937.2
Disbanded 1 October 1939.3
Reformed as 'No.113 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 1 February 1942.4
Disbanded 10 August 1944.5

Note

No lineal connection with '13 Squadron' of 1940-42 and 1943-47. See 413 Squadron.

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations on the Atlantic Coast under 'Eastern Air Command'.6


1. GO 49/38

2. GO 166/37

3. Headquarters Policy Memorandum S. 8098, 25 September 1939, referenced in memorandum/on en fait mention dans la note de service, 25 October 1939, file/dossier 2019-113-1, NAC/AN, RG/GE 24, vol.4951, file/dossier 895-9/113, vol.1

4. Secret Organization Order No 40, 24 January 1942, file/dossier S.19-58-1 (D of O), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 97

5. Secret Organization Order No 208, 4 August 1944, file/dossier S.17-113-1 (DEO), Kardex 181.009 (D5255)

6. 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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