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No 261 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Organisational Movements: Aug 1940 - May 1941

Date Notes
 2 Aug 1940 Squadron was formed at RAF Luqa from No 418 and the Malta Fighter Flights, equipped with Sea Gladiators and Hurricanes
Sea Gladiator of No 261 Squadron
Hurricane I of No 261 Squadron (Malta - 1941)
20 Nov 1940 Squadron moved from RAF Luqa to RAF Ta Kali
xx Jan 1941 Squadron disposed of its last Sea Gladiator
12 May 1941 Squadron disbanded on being absorbed into No 185 Sqn

Source - 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford, the Squadron ORB only exists from its reformation in July 1941

This page was last updated on 29/07/21

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