Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons
No.121 (Composite) Squadron
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Authorized as 'No.21 (Bomber) Squadron' 1 January 1937.1
Redesignated 'No.121 (Fighter) Squadron' 15 November 1937.2
Disbanded 30 September 1939.3
Reformed as 'No.121 (Composite) Squadron' 10 January 1942.4
Disbanded 30 September 1945.5
No lineal connection with '21 Squadron' of 1951-72. See 406 Squadron.
The Second World War
The squadron flew on communications, target towing and rescue operations under 'Eastern Air Command'.6
1. GO 65/37
2. GO 166/37
3. Samuel Kostenuk and John Griffin, RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968 (Toronto, 1977), p.56
4. Secret Organization Order 35, 13 December 1941, file/dossier S.25-33-1 (D of O), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 104
5. Secret Organization Order 306, 17 September 1945, file/dossier S.17-121-1 (DOE), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 104
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); Samuel Kostenuk and John Griffin, RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968 (Toronto, 1977), p.56
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