Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.165 (Transport) Squadron

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BATTLE HONOURS

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LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.165 (Transport) Squadron' 15 April 1943.1
Disbanded 31 October 1945.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on transportation and paratrooper training operations in western Canada under 'Western Air Command'.3


1. Secret Organization Order No 121, 29 April 1943, file/dossier S.17-165-1 (D of O), Kardex 181.009 (D2702)

2. Secret Organization Order 310, 25 September 1945, file/dossier S.17-165-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5339); AFRO 1628/45

3. Secret Organization Order No 121, 29 April 1943, file/dossier S.17-165-1 (D of O), Kardex 181.009 (D2702); AFHS, “No.165 Squadron”, PRF/DRP R S7 165

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