Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.160 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

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BADGE /MOTTO

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BATTLE HONOURS

The Second World War

NORTH-WEST ATLANTIC, 1943-1945.

LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.160 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 15 April 1943.1
Disbanded 15 June 1945.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations on the Atlantic Coast duties under 'Eastern Air Command'.3


1. Secret Organization Order No 116, 22 April 1943, file/dossier S.17-160-1 (D of O), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 112

2. Secret Organization Order No 246, 12 June 1945, file/dossier S.17-160-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5384)

3. Western Air Command Movement Order No 12, 22 June 1943, file/dossier S 214-7-1, RCAF Diaries, microfilm 112; Memorandum: All WHO Squadrons - Establishment Increase, 9 September 1944, file/dossier 192-17-17/0 X20, NAC/AN, RG/GE 24, Accn 83-84/216, box/boîte 3022, file/dossier 895-9/0, pt 1

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