Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.163 (Fighter) Squadron

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BATTLE HONOURS

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LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.163 (Army Co-Operation) Squadron' 10 December 1942.1
Redesignated 'No.163 (Fighter) Squadron' 27 October 1943.2
Disbanded 15 March 1944.3

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on photographic, close air support and air defence operations in Alberta and on the Pacific Coast under 'Western Air Command'.4


1. Secret Organization Order No 103, 1 December 1942, file/dossier S.17-163-1 (D of O), Kardex 181.009 (D2702)

2. RCAF Message, WAC to Patricia Bay Sector, 27 October 1943, file/dossier S.202-1-7 (ORG.3), Kardex 181.009 (D1539)

3. Secret Organization Order No 174, 6 March 1944, file/dossier S.17-163-1 (D of O), Kardex 181.009 (D3777)

4. Secret Organization Order No 103, 1 December 1942, file/dossier S.17-163-1 (D of O), Kardex 181.009 (D2702)

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