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No 992 (Balloon) Sqn Personnel and locations


Auxiliary Air Force personnel shown in italics (where known).

Personnel Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Sir John C P Millbanke 18 Jul 1940 Attached from No 905 Sqn for temporary duty as OC
Plt Off K C Holloway 18 Jul 1940 Attached from No 905 Sqn for temporary duty as Adjutant

Source - No 905 ORB (AIR 27/2227), No 992 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/2321)

Organisational Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Date Notes
18 Jul 1940

Formed as a 'Rover' Squadron under the control of No 1 BC at Kidbrooke

19 Jul 1940 Squadron moved to Cerne Abbas
30 Jul 1940 Squadron moved Temple Ewell, near Dover
30 Jul 1940 Squadron disbanded with its personnel used to form a new No 961 Squadron.
 6 Sep 1940

It was re-established as a 'Rover' Squadron at Weybridge

15 Sep 1940 Relieved by No 954 Squadron and presumably disbanded

Source - RAF Flying Training and Support Units - Air Britain

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