Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No.168 (Heavy Transport) Squadron

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BADGE /MOTTO

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BATTLE HONOURS

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LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.168 (Heavy Transport) Squadron' 18 October 1943.1
Disbanded 21 March 1946.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron delivered mail to Canadian servicemen in Europe under Air Force Headquarters.3


1. Secret Organization Order No 147, 18 October 1943, file/dossier S.17-168-1 (D of O), NAC/AN, RG/GE 24, vol.4953, file/dossier HQ 895-9/168, vol.1

2. Secret Organization Order No 320, 26 February 1946, file/dossier S.17-168-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5509); AFRO 286/46

3. Secret Organization Order No 147, 18 October 1943, file/dossier S.17-168-1 (D of O), NAC/AN, RG/GE 24, vol.4953, file/dossier HQ 895-9/168, vol.1; Memorandum: All WHO Squadrons - Establishment Increase, 9 September 1944, file/dossier 192-17-10/0 X 20, NAC/AN, RG/GE 24, Accn 83-84/216, box/boîte 3022, file/dossier 895-9/0, pt.1; AFHS, “No.168 (Heavy Transport) Squadron”, PRF/DRP R S7 16

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