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No 255 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Trousdale 23 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed temporary command of No 255 Sqn
Sqn Ldr R Smith 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 255 Sqn
Flt Lt Trousdale 27 Nov 1940 Relinquished temporary command of No 255 Sqn
Flt Lt Llewellin 27 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting
Flt Lt Trousdale 28 Nov 1940 Assumed command of 'B' Flight
Flt Lt Llewellin 28 Nov 1940 Assumed command of 'A' Flight
Plt Off D H Mills  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Adjutant
Plt Off R E Douglas  1 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Engineer Officer
Fg Off Pollock 13 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Medical Officer
Plt Off Stewart 14 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Intelligence Officer

Source - No 255 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1518)

Organisational Movements: Nov - Dec 1940

Date Notes
23 Nov 1940 Squadron formed at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey as a Defiant night fighter unit
27 Nov 1940 8 x Boulton Paul Defiant Is delivered
Defiant I of No 255 Squadron
 9 Dec 1940 10 x Defiants delivered bringing the squadron up to its establishment strength

Source - No 255 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1518)

This page was last updated on 27/07/21

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