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No.64 Sqn RAF - Squadron Details - Aviation Directory

No.64 Sqn RAF


Name : No.64 Sqn RAF
Founded : 1st August 1916
Disbanded : 16th June 1967
Country : UK
Fate : Disbanded 16th June 1967
More Details :

Tenax proposite - Firmness of purpose
Known Code Letters : , SH, GR, XQ,

Flew Mustangs from November 1944.

Known Service Details :

Pilot or Aircrew

Rank

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Dates

Aircraft

Airframes

Notes

C. J. D. Andrear

Flight Officer

unknown

15th August 1940

Spitfire

R6990
R6991

Killed in Action

Percival H Beake

unknown

unknown

H. R. Case

unknown

unknown

H. W. Charnock

Sergeant

unknown

unknown

06th September 1940

Spitfire

K9903

John David McAlpine Duncan

Flight Sergeant

unknown

16th June 1944

Spitfire

BM129

Killed in Action

L. A. Dyke

Sergeant

unknown

unknown

Spitfire

X4032

J W Harder

Flight Lieutenant

unknown

unknown

18th April 1944

Spitfire

AD565

C. L. Hopgood

Sergeant

unknown

5th October 1940

Spitfire

P9450

Killed in Action

L. R. Isaac

Sergeant

unknown

5th August 1940

Spitfire

L1029

Killed in Action

Richard L Jones

Pilot Officer

unknown

unknown

Spitfire

P. F. Kennard-Davis

Pilot Officer

unknown

10th August 1940

Spitfire

L1039

Killed in Action

Don Kingaby

April 1942

unknown

A. F. Laws

Pilot Officer

unknown

30th September 1940

Spitfire

P9564

Killed in Action

J. P. Lloyd

unknown

unknown

J Mann

Sergeant

unknown

unknown

09th August 1940

Spitfire

G R Maunders

Flight Sergeant

unknown

unknown

11th April 1944

Spitfire

BL581

J. J. O'meara

Pilot Officer

unknown

unknown

N. C. Odbert

unknown

unknown

T. G. Oldfield

unknown

unknown

K. B. Parker

unknown

unknown

H R G Poulton

Flight Lieutenant

unknown

14th January 1944

Spitfire

EP549

H. W. Reilley

unknown

unknown

R. Roberts

Pilot Officer

unknown

unknown

15th August 1940

Spitfire

R6990

P. J. Simpson

unknown

unknown

Spitfire

J. W. Slade

unknown

unknown

D. M. Taylor

Flight Officer

unknown

unknown

17th July 1940

Spitfire

P9507

R. H. Thomas

unknown

unknown

F. F. Vinyard

Sergeant

unknown

6th October 1940

Spitfire

R6683

Killed in Action

Michael Terry Wainwright

unknown

unknown

May 1940

Spitfire

Pilots and Aircrew for : No.64 Sqn RAF
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Andrear, C. J. D.
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   Died : 15 / 8 / 1940
Andrear, C. J. D.

Flight Officer C.J.D. Andrear of No 64 Squadron was shot down and killed in his Spitfire I (R6990) on the 15th of August 1940.
Beake, Percival H
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   Died : 25 / 6 / 2016
Beake, Percival H

Joining the RAFVR in April 1939, Percival Beake was mobilised at the outbreak of war. Posted to 64 Squadron on Spitfires in the summer of 1940 at the height of the Battle of Britain, he flew with them until June 1941 when he was posted first to 92 Squadron at Biggin Hill, and then 601 Squadron at Duxford. On February 2nd 1941 Percy made a forced landing in a field at Sheperdswell in Kent. He tried to make a wheels-down landing to save his aircraft but ended up head down in the mud. Percy’s aircraft was a write-off and he suffered concussion for which he was treated in the RAF Officers Hospital in Torquay. He did not get back to the Squadron until March 27th. On May 16th the Squadron was posted to Turnhouse near Edinburgh. On June 26th Percy complained to the CO about the lack of combat opportunity there and the following day he was posted to 92 Squadron at Biggin Hill. On July 8, having taken part in a mission over France, he was shot down by an Me 109 just after leaving the French coast but he managed to bale out over the sea and was picked up 18 miles east of Dover by an RAF Rescue Launch. Towards the end of October the Squadron moved to Digby in Lincolnshire and by the end of the year Percy had completed 100 operation sorties and was declared ‘tour expired’. In January 1942 Percy was posted to 601 Squadron which at the time was equipped with Aircobras. These aircraft had serious maintenance problems and were never made operational. However, the Squadron was re-equipped with Spitfires in March and was posted to Malta. The CO said “Beaky you are tour expired” so I can’t take you to Malta – you will have to go to instructing at an OUT. So it was he arrived at 58 OUT in Grangemouth on April 1st 1942. After a spell instructing he returned for his second tour in December 1942, joining 193 Squadron as a Flight Commander. In May 1944 he took command of 164 Squadron at Thorney Island flying Typhoons, moving to France shortly after the Normandy Invasion. With two victories to his credit he was awarded the DFC in September 1944.

"Starting with 6th August 1944 my log book records that a successful attack was carried out on an enemy strong point in a quarry and that on the following morning I flew home on a very rare 48 hour leave. For a few days after my return we had only one specific target - an enemy dump which we effectively bombarded with rockets on 11th August - so we were deployed on armed reconnaissances. After landing from one of these on 13th August my Wing Commander, Walter Dring, called me to his caravan and said - Beaky, you have just done your last op. You are not to fly again and that is an order, until returning to the UK. I am arranging for your relief as soon as possible. - I was absolutely stunned and my lasting memory of that period is not of carnage but of acute embarrassment at having been grounded. I just hated sending the squadron up without myself leading and remember making frequent calls to the met office hoping to get forecasts of filthy weather that would make operational flying impossible. In the event, my relief, Squadron Leader Ian Waddy, was shot down by flak within two or three days of taking over command, so maybe Wally Dring had some sort of premonition that prompted my grounding."
Binham, A. E.
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Binham, A. E.


Braley, Richard
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Braley, Richard

Richard Braley joined the Royal Air Force as a volunteer in March, 1942. He flew Spitfires with 64 Squadron before being personally recruited by by General McColpin to join 133 Squadron - the third "Eagle" squadron to be formed by the RAF. On September 12, 1942, the Eagle Squadrons were transferred to the USAAF and activated as the 4th Figher Group. Richard Braley was one of the squadron P-51 strafing experts - attacking and destroying numerous trains, a bridge and an electrical plant. He flew over 210 combat missions, first in Spitfires, then in P-47s and P-51s - including 3 missions as Flight Commander of 336 Squadron on D-Day.
Case, H. R.
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   Died : 12 / 10 / 1940
Case, H. R.

Pilot Officer H.R.Case of No 72 Squadron was killed after he crashed near Folkestone in his Spitfire I (P9338) on the 12th of October 1940. The cause of the crash was unknown.
Chadwick, D. F.
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   Died : 1973
Chadwick, D. F.

Passed away 1973.
Charnock, H. W.
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   Died : 24 / 5 / 1974
Charnock, H. W.

Sergeant H.W.Charnock flew with No 19 Squadron and No 64 Squadron. On the 6th of September 1940 he crashed his Spitfire I (K9903) near Ternhill, Shropshire. He was unhurt but the aircraft was written off.
Choran, M. P. C.
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   Died : 10 / 4 / 1942
Choran, M. P. C.

Missing April 10th 1942
Cordell, H. A.
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Cordell, H. A.


Dawson-Paul, F.
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Dawson-Paul, F.

Shot down July 1940 - died days later in captivity.
Dawson-Paul, Francis
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   Died : 30 / 7 / 1940
Dawson-Paul, Francis

Born in London in February 1916, he Francis Dawson-Paul (sometimes recorded in official records unhyphenated a Dawson Paul) joined the Fleet Air Arm in September 1939. After training with 758 Squadron, he was loaned to the RAF and flew Spitfires with 64 Squadron. He only joined the squadron on 1st July 1940. By the 25th of that month he had been shot down over the Channel and taken prisoner by a German E-boat. He died of his wounds just 5 days later. Within those short 25 days he had scored 7.5 confirmed victories, as well as one probable. He was shot down in Spitfire L1035. He had claimed two Me109s, four Me110s and one Do17, with one Do17 shared. His probable victory was over an Me110.
De Montbron, X. de C.
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De Montbron, X. de C.


Donahue, A. G.
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   Died : 11 / 9 / 1942
Donahue, A. G.

Killed September 11th 1942
Down, J. K.
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Down, J. K.


Duncan, John David McAlpine
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   Died : 16 / 6 / 1944
Duncan, John David McAlpine

Killed aged 22 on 16th June 1944 when his Spitfire Mk.V BM128 of No.64 Sqn was hit by flak and crashed into a farmhouse. He is buried in the Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Andrew Cargill Duncan and Margaret McAlpine Duncan, of Balado, Kinross-shire.
Duncan-Smith, W
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Duncan-Smith, W

Spent WWII flying Spitfires in the Battle of Britian and over Europe accounting for 19 enemy aircraft destroyed, 7 probables and 15 damaged. Duncan-Smith was born in Madras, India, on 28th May 1914, the son of an officer in the Indian civil service. He was educated in Scotland, where he joined his schools OTC. Returning to India in 1933, he became a coffee and tea planter, but in 1936 returned to the UK to join the RAF.

Wartime service - Serving at 7 OTU at the outbreak of war, he was posted to No.611 Squadron RAF later that year. He was awarded a DFC in June 1941, and went to 603 Squadron in August 1941 as a Flight Commander. Taken ill late in the year, he spent some time in hospital, before joining 64 Squadron in March 1942. In August he became Wing Commander- Flying at RAF North Weald after a rest from operations. He was then sent to the Mediterranean as Wing leader, 244 Wing. In September 1943 after engine failure he bailed out into the sea, being rescued after 5 hours adrift. As a Group Captain, he then took charge of 324 Wing , finally leaving in March 1945. Duncan Smith or Smithy,/i> was credited with 17 confirmed kills, two shared kills, six probables, two shared probables and eight damaged in aerial combat. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and Bar and the Distinguished Flying Cross and two Bars in recognition of his bravery. He also was a notable recipient of the 5 Years Safe Driving Award. He was the author of Spitfire into Battle, published in 1981, a highly entertaining account of aerial combat in the Spitfire aircraft. Group Captain Duncan Smith flew and fought in front-line operations continuously from the Battle of Britain through the struggle for Malta, the invasion of Italy and the liberation of France.
Dyke, L. A.
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   Died : 27 / 9 / 1940
Dyke, L. A.

Sergeant L.A.Dyke of No 64 Squadron was reported as 'Missing' on the 27th of September 1940.
Ellis, G. E.
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Ellis, G. E.

(Discharged February 1st 1941
Fulford, D.
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   Died : 2 / 11 / 1942
Fulford, D.

Killed November 2nd 1942**
Gaze, Tony
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Gaze, Tony

Australian Tony Gaze joined Bader at Tangmere in March 1941 flying with 610 Sqn, scoring several victories during the high summer of that famous year. In 1942 he was posted to 610 Sqn and then commanded 64 Sqn. In Sept 1943 he joined 66 Sqn but was shot down. Evading capture he escaped back to England. In July 1944 he flew again with 610 Sqn then 41 Sqn. In the final days of the war he flew meteor jets with 616 Sqn. Tony Gaze finished the war an Ace with 11 and 3 shared destroyed, 4 probable and one V. He was awarded the DFC with 2 bars.
Gilbert, E. G.
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Gilbert, E. G.


Goodwin, R. D.
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   Died : 1983
Goodwin, R. D.

Passed away 1983.
Gray, Trevor
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   Died : 21 / 1 / 2012
Gray, Trevor

Trevor Gray joined the RAFVR in 1939 and was called for service on the outbreak of war. As he was only partially trained, he completed his flying training and after being awarded his wings was posted to 7 OTU at Hawarden After training Trevor Gray was commissioned as a Pilot Officer in August 1940. Converted onto Spitfires, and with the Battle of Britain at its Climax, he was urgently posted to join 64 Squadron at Leconfield, arriving on 16th September 1940. The Squadron had re-equipped from Blenheims to Spitfires earlier that year as it fought in the great air battles over Dunkirk, before seeing hectic action in the Battle of Britain. he damaged a Bf 110 in December 1940. He left the Squadron on April 3 1941 having completed his tour and was posted to 58 OTU at Grangemouth as an instructor from there he was posted to Castletown, the most northerly station on the mainland, to join 124 Squadron which was then being formed. Trevor Gray was then given a post as a research engineer officer at RAE Farnborough and finally left the RAF in 1946 as a flight Lieutenant
Harder, J W
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Harder, J W

On 18th April 1944, his No.64 Sqn Spitfire Mk.Vb AD565 suffered an engine fire during a reconnaissance mission over the North Sea. He ditched the aircraft 50 miles east of Yarmouth and was rescued.
Hawke, P. S.
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   Died : 12 / 5 / 1988
Hawke, P. S.

Passed away 12th May 1988.
Henstock, L. F.
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   Died : 1981
Henstock, L. F.

Passed away 1981.
Hobson, D. B.
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Hobson, D. B.


Hopgood, C. L.
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   Died : 5 / 12 / 1940
Hopgood, C. L.

Sgt. C.L.Hopgood of No 64 Squadron was killed after the Battle of Britain on the 5th of December 1940 when he was shot down in his Spitfire II (P9450).
Isaac, L. R.
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   Died : 5 / 8 / 1940
Isaac, L. R.

Sergeant L.R.Isaac of No 64 Squadron was flying in his Spitfire I (L1029) on August 5th 1940 when he was shot down and killed off Folkstone.
Jeffery, A. J. O.
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   Died : 25 / 7 / 1940
Jeffery, A. J. O.

Killed July 25th 1940
Jones, Richard L
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   Died : 7 / 3 / 2012
Jones, Richard L

Richard Jones was born in 1918 and in July 1940 Richard Jones was posted to 64 Squadron at Kenley, flying Spitfires. He was involved in heavy fighting over the Channel during the Battle of Britain, with the squadron suffering many losses during July and August. Towards the end of the Battle of Britain, in October, he moved to 19 Squadron flying Spitfires from Fowlmere, and was heavily involved in the fighter sweeps taking place at that time. Near the end of the Battle of Britain, Pilot Officer Richard Jones was shot down during a dogfight over Kent with Me 109s. Jones crash landed his Spitfire in a field, colliding with a flock of sheep - he would go on to write in his log book "Crashed into a load of sheep. What a bloody mess!"After the Battle of Britain, Richard Jones became a test pilot for De Havilland at Witney in Oxfordshire, and test flew thousands of Hawker Hurricanes and other types, including civil types. After the war Richard Jones joined the RAFVR and started a long career in the motor industry. Sadly Richard Jones passed away on 7th March 2012.
Kennard-Davis, P. F.
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   Died : 10 / 8 / 1940
Kennard-Davis, P. F.

Pilot Officer P.F.Kennard-Davis of No 64 Squadron was shot down in flames in his Spitfire I (L1039) on the 8th of August 1940 whilst in combat. His aircraft crashed at West Langdon, Kent. P.F.Kennard-Davis later succumbed to his wounds on the 10th of August 1940.
King, L. F. D.
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   Died : 19 / 3 / 1945
King, L. F. D.

Missing March 19th 1945**
Kingaby, Don
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   Died : 31 / 12 / 1990
Kingaby, Don

Born in London on 7th January 1920. Joined the RAFVR in April 1939 at the age of 19. He flew a Mk.I Spitfire with No.266 Squadron during the initial stages of the Battle of Britain, claiming as damaged two Ju88s and an Me110. He then joined No.92 Squadron in September 1940, claiming 4 aircraft (including 3 Me109s) in October, then 6 more Me109s in November 1940, including 4 in a single day on the 15th. He claimed a further 12 victories during 1941, before joining No.111 Sqn and No.64 Sqn in March and April 1942 correspondingly. He later joined No.122 Squadron, and was promoted to lead the Hornchurch wing in March 1943. On D-Day, he claimed the final addition to his total, sharing in the destruction of an Me109. He was the only RAF pilot to be awarded three DFMs, and scored a total of 23 victories and 8 probables. His Air Force Cross medal was awarded in 1952 for his work with Vampire jets. He retired in 1958. Sadly, he passed away on 31st December 1990.
Laing, A. J. A.
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Laing, A. J. A.


Laws, A. F.
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   Died : 30 / 9 / 1940
Laws, A. F.

Pilot Officer A.F.Laws from No 64 Squadron was killed when his Spitfire I (P9564) collided with another Spitfire I during a patrol on the 30th of September 1940.
Lawson-Brown, J.
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   Died : 12 / 5 / 1941
Lawson-Brown, J.

Killed May 12th 1941
Leigh, Arthur
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Leigh, Arthur

Another RAFVR pilot, The son of a regular soldier, Arthur Leigh was called up at the outbreak of war. After finishing his flying training he was posted to 7 OTU and then on to convert to Spitfires in August 1940. Arthur Leigh flew with 64 Squadron at Leconfield and 72 Squadron at Biggin Hill during the Battle of Britain before transferring to 611 Squadron. Awarded the DFM in September 1941, Leigh had then completed 50 sweeps, had destroyed two Bf 109s, probably destroyed another four and shared in the destruction of a Do 17. After a spell instructing and ferrying Hurricanes from Gibraltar to Cairo, he returned to operations with 56 Squadron flying Typhoons from Manston. He was shot down on his first sweep by flak, near Calais but was picked up by an ASR launch. In late 1943 Leigh was posted to 129 Squadron at Hornchurch and was awarded the DDC on completing his second tour in December 1944, spending the rest of the war as an instructor.
Limpenny, E. R.
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Limpenny, E. R.


Lloyd, D. E.
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   Died : 17 / 3 / 1941
Lloyd, D. E.

Killed March 17th 1941
Lloyd, J. P.
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   Died : 0 / 0 / 1971
Lloyd, J. P.

Passed away 1971.
Macdonell, R. D.
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Macdonell, R. D.


Mann, J
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   Died : 0 / 0 / ?
Mann, J

Sergeant H.Jackie Mann of No 64 Squadron was shot on August 9th 1940. He had a cannon shell jam in the control column of his Spitfire I but managed to force-land at Kenly, suffering minor burns.
Mann, J.
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   Died : 30 / 11 / 1992
Mann, J.

Passed away 30th November 1992.
Matthews, I. W.
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   Died : 1 / 9 / 1942
Matthews, I. W.

Killed September 1st 1942
Maunders, G R
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Maunders, G R

On 11th April 1944 his No.64 Sqn Spitfire Mk.IX BL581 was shot down during a night patrol by the Me410 of 5./KG51 flown by Hauptmann Dietrich Puttfarken. He managed to bale out near Coltishall and was ok.
Nee, Don
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Nee, Don

Don Nee flew Spitfires with 152 and 64 Squadrons RAF before being unified with other Americans into the first Eagle Squadron, No.71. He transferred to the 4th Fighter Group's 336th Fighter Squadron in September 1942 and flew 119 missions in P-47s and P-51s, becoming a flight commander.
O'meara, J. J.
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O'meara, J. J.

P/O James J. O'meara flew with No 421 flight, No 64 and No 72 Squadron's. He flew Spitfire (P 9554) between the 12th and the 15th of August 1940. His score at the end of the war was 11 destroyed, 1 shared, 1 unconfirmed, 4 probables and 11 damaged.
Odbert, N. C.
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Odbert, N. C.


Oldfield, T. G.
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   Died : 27 / 9 / 1940
Oldfield, T. G.

Sergeant T.G.Oldfield of No 92 Squadron was killed on September 27th 1940. His Spitfire I (R6622) was shot down by a Bf 109 over Dartford.
Parker, K. B.
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   Died : 15 / 10 / 1940
Parker, K. B.

Sergeant K.B.Parker of No 92 Squadron was killed on October 15th 1940 when his Spitfire I (R6838) was shot down over the Thames Estuary and crashed on the mudflats off All Hallows, Essex. He is buried at Terschelling, Netherlands.
Patten, H. P. F.
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   Died : 24 / 9 / 2002
Patten, H. P. F.

Passed away 24th September 2002.
Pickering, James
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Pickering, James

Jim Pickering joined the RAFVR in 1937, and was attached to 769 Sqn FAA, then 804 Sqn FAA. In June 1940 he returned to the RAF and flew Spitfires with 64 Sqn during the Battle of Britain. With 418 Flight Jim flew Hurricanes to Malta from HMS Argus on 2nd August 1940. This flight was to reinforce Maltas handful of outdated Gladiators and few surviving Hurricanes, and on 16th August was amalgamated to become 261 Squadron. With this unit Jim flew Hurricanes and at least five operations in the legendary Gladiators, which have been immortalised as Faith, Hope, and Charity. In April 1941 Jim was posted, first to Egypt, then 80 Squadron in October 1942, and 145 Squadron in December. He returned to the UK in 1943. Born in 1915 in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, James Pickering studied the printing business in Europe during the 1930s. Convinced that Hitler represented a threat which could lead to war, Pickering joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in 1937. As a "week-end" flyer he earned his wings as a Sergeant Pilot in April of 1939. In September of that year Pickerings unit was mobilized. He was sent to an attachment of the Fleet Air Arm, where he flew Gladiators, Skuas, and Rocs, following his carrier training. In June of 1940 Pickering returned to the RAF flying Spitfires with No. 64 Squadron based in Kenley during the Battle of Britain. Pickering was selected along with eleven other carrier-qualified pilots to fly Hurricanes to Malta off the deck of the HMS Argus. On arrival in Malta these new Hurricanes and their pilots were integrated with the 3 flyable Gladiators and 3 Hurricanes already there to form No. 261 Squadron. This unit carried on the defense of Malta against Italian and German bombing missions which were launched regularly from Sicily, only sixty miles distant. Because of his earlier experience with the Gladiator, Pickering flew both Gladiators and Hurricanes at Malta for eight months. It is believed that Pickering is the last living RAF pilot to fly the Gladiator at Malta. Following his assignment in Malta, Pickering joined No. 1 Aircraft Delivery Unit which ferried aircraft from the West African Gold Coast and Port Sudan to various points throughout the war theater of operations. Pickering delivered a P-40 Warhawk to the Flying Tigers which involved one of the first flights "over the hump." In October of 1942 Pickering returned to operational flying with No. 80 Squadron (Hurricanes) at EI Alamein, and later with No. 145 Squadron (Spitfires). Having completed three separate operational tours, Pickering returned to England when victory was achieved in North Africa. In England, Pickering was assigned as a test pilot with No. 3501 Servicing Unit. He tested modifications to the Spitfire, and also test flew a number of P-51 Mustangs. Later he was transferred to No. 151 Repair Unit as its Chief Test Pilot. This was the largest unit of this kind in the RAF. Because of these experiences, Pickering is unusual in having flown eighty different types of aircraft during the War. Awarded the Air Force Cross, Pickering was released from the RAF at Wars end. He returned to his family-owned printing business, and spent his working career with the company, from which he retired in 1965. He also served as an outside Director of the largest Building Society in Britain. Pickering joined the Volunteer Reserve once again following the War, and continued to fly with the RAF until reaching the mandatory age limit of sixty. Pickering has had a private pilots license since 1938. He has flown thousands of hours and he is an expert on geological and archaeological research from the air. A Fellow of both the Geological Society and the Society of Antiquaries, Jim Pickering epitomizes the English character of determination and persistence which was so vastly underestimated by Hitler during WW 11.
Pinfold, Herbert M
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   Died : 19 / 10 / 2009
Pinfold, Herbert M

Group Captain Herbert Moreton Pinfold, Battle of Britian pilot with 56 Squadron flying Hurricanes, he also flew with 6, 64, 502 and 603 Squadrons. Sadly, Herbert Pinfold passed away on 19th October 2009. Group Captain Herbert Moreton Pinfold was born 5th February 1913 and joined the Royal Air Force in August 1934 at the age of 21. In September Herbert Pinfold was posted to 5 FTS, Sealand and with training completed, on the 5th of September he was sent to join 6 Squadron at Ismailia, Egypt. He returned to the UK on 19th March 1936 and joined the newly formed 64 Squadron. The squadron were flying Hawker Demons, and were moved to the Western Desert to combat the Italian Air Force threat. The squadron returned to the UK in September. After a short spell as personal assistant and pilot to AOC 11 Group, Herbert Pinfold was sent on a Flying Instructors Course at RAF Upavon. After completing the instructors course he was posted to 502 Squadron, AuxAF as Flying Instructor and Adjutant at RAF Aldergrove, Northern Ireland on 16th July 1938. In January 1939, Herbert Pinfold went to RAF Turnhouse, Edinburgh and joined 603 Squadron where the squadron were flying Gladiators and then Spitfires. He went to 3 FTS, South Cerney on 2nd July 1940, as an instructor. On the 11th of August Penfold went to Aston Down and converted to Hurricanes. Herbert Pinfold took command of 56 Squadron at North Weald on the 25th, remaining with it until 29th January 1941, after this he was posted to 10 FTS at Tern Hill when he returned to flying instruction with a posting to 10 FTS, Tern Hill. Herbert Pinfold completed the RAF Staff College course and went on a number fo staff positions in the UK and also overseas including Ceylon and Singapore. Coming back to the UK Herbert Pinfold took command of Duxford, at that time flying Meteors, after which was posted to the Air Ministry. In 1953 Herbert was appointed Air Attache in Rome, before returning to the UK in 1956 for a second spell as Station Commander of Duxford. On the 1st of October 1958 Herbet Pinfold retired at the rank of Group Captain. Sadly, Herbert Pinfold passed away on 19th October 2009.
Pippett, J .G.
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   Died : 23 / 2 / 1941
Pippett, J .G.

Killed February 23rd 1941**
Plagis, Agorastos
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   Died : ?
Plagis, Agorastos

John Agorastos Plagis was born in Rhodesia; his parents were both Greek. He joined the RAF in 1941 and in 1942 was part of a 16 Spitfire reinforcements for the beleagured island of Malta, flying off from the carrier Eagle. In the following year while stationed on Malta, John Plagis shot down 9 enemy aircraft, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross while serving with 249 and 185 squadrons. In 1943 he was promoted to Squadron Leader of 126 squadron flying operations over occupied France including on the 24th July 1944 shooting down another Me109. During operation market garden his aircraft was shot down and he was wounded, returning to duty flying the Mustang, with his last mission to escort the Mosquitos whose misison was to destroy the headquarters of Gestapo in Denmark. He remained with the Royal Air Force until 1948, ending his flying carrer flying the Gloster Meteor. His total aerial victories stands at 16 and he was awarded the DFC, DSO and bar. It is believed that he committed suicide several years after the war.

Citation for award :

London Gazette 1/5/1942

PLAGIS John Agorastos : PO (80227) RAFVR , 249 Sq.

Since the beginning of March 1942, this officer has destroyed 4 and probably a further 3 hostile aircraft. With complete indifference to odds against him, he presses home his attacks with skill and courage. In one day alone he destroyed 2 enemy fighters and 1 bomber. He has set an outstanding example.

Poulton, H R G
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Poulton, H R G

Flying Spitfire Mk.IX EP549 of No.64 Sqn, his aircraft was in combat over Dieppe on 14th January 1944 and developed a glycol leak. He ditched the aircraft into the Channel, and was taken prisoner.
Pudney, G. B.
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   Died : 26 / 8 / 1941
Pudney, G. B.

Killed August 26th 1941**
Reilley, H. W.
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   Died : 17 / 10 / 1940
Reilley, H. W.

Pilot Officer Hugh William Reilley an American was was born in Detroit, Michigan of an American father and Scottish mother Before going to England and joining the R.A.F. Hugh lived in London, Ontario, Canada and was considered a Canadian. He flew with No 64 Squadron and No 66 Squadron in Spitfires during the Battle of Britain. He was shot down in his Spitfire I (R6800) on October 17th 1940. His Spitfire crashed and burned out at Crockham Hall, Sevenoaks. H.W.Reilley was 22 years old when killed and is buried in Gravesend Cemetery in Kent.
Roberts, R.
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Roberts, R.

Pilot Officer R.Roberts of No 64 Squadron was forced to land his Spitfire I (R6990) SH-W at Calais-Marck on August 15th 1940 after combat and was taken prisoner.
Rowden, J. H.
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   Died : 9 / 4 / 1941
Rowden, J. H.

Killed April 9th 1941
Salmond, W. N. C.
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   Died : 26 / 9 / 1985
Salmond, W. N. C.

Passed away 26th September 1985.
Savage, Thomas Wood
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   Died : 10 / 7 / 1943
Savage, Thomas Wood

Killed July 10th 1943
Scott, G. W.
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   Died : 1986
Scott, G. W.

Passed away 1986.
Simpson, P. J.
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   Died : 0 / 0 / 1987
Simpson, P. J.

Pilot Officer Peter J.Simpson flew with No 111 Squadron and August 18th 1940 force landed his Hurricane I (P3399) after being hit by the return fire during combat. He landed on Woodcote Park Golf Course near Epsom. He also flew with No 64 Squadron in Spitfire I's during the Battle of Britain.
Slade, J. W.
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   Died : 19 / 9 / 1945
Slade, J. W.

Killed September 19th 1945
Squier, John
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   Died : 30 / 1 / 2006
Squier, John

John Squier was called up from the RAFVR at the outbreak of war, joining 64 Squadron at Kenley in June 1940 flying Spitfires. In August he crash landed following an attack by Hannes Trautloft of III/JG51, suffering severe injuries. Rejoining 64 Squadron in November, he was posted to 72 Squadron, then 603 Squadron, and finally 141 Squadron. He was commissioned in 1942. After the war he became a test pilot and was the first pilot to eject at supersonic speed. He died 30th January 2006.
Stanley, D. A.
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   Died : 25 / 2 / 1941
Stanley, D. A.

Killed February 25th 1941**
Sykes, J. H. C.
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Sykes, J. H. C.


Taylor, D. M.
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   Died : 0 / 0 / 1977
Taylor, D. M.

Flight Officer D.M.Taylor from No 64 Squadron was wounded on July 17th 1940 when his Spitfire (P9507) was shot down and crash landed near Hailsham.
Thomas, R. H.
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Thomas, R. H.


Tidman, A. R.
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   Died : 17 / 9 / 1941
Tidman, A. R.

Killed September 17th 1941
Vinyard, F. F.
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   Died : 6 / 10 / 1940
Vinyard, F. F.

Sergeant F.F.Vinyard of No 64 Squadron was on patrol in his Spitfire I (R6683) on October 6th 1940. He was killed when he crashed into the sea off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire.
Wainwright, Michael Terry
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   Died : 23 / 3 / 2015
Wainwright, Michael Terry

Squadron Leader Michael Terry Wainwright joined 64 Squadron RAF flying Spitfires and in May 1940 during the Battle of Britain destroyed an Me109. On the 25th of July his section destroyed a Messershmitt Bf109 fighter encountered off the south coast. He went on to become a flight instructor at the Central Flying School at RAF Upavon, Wiltshire, and later flew Douglas Dakotas. Sqd Ldr Michael Terry Wainwright retired form the Royal Air Force in March 1958, but continued his flying as an instructor and also as a Civil Airline Pilot in the UK as well as the Middle East. Michael still flew until August 1st 1990 and logged a total of 14,100 hours.
Watson, E. O.
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Watson, E. O.


Whelan, J.
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Whelan, J.


Woodward, H. J.
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   Died : 30 / 10 / 1940
Woodward, H. J.

Killed October 30th 1940



Pilots or Aircrew :
Stanislaw Brzeski
Historical Notes :
19-10-1941 - Joined No.317 Sqn.
31-01-1942 - Damaged in flying accident.
20-09-1942 - Joined No.132 Sqn.
21-05-1943 - Joined No.122 Sqn.
15-08-1943 - Joined No.234 Sqn.
19-08-1943 - Damaged on operations.
27-04-1944 - Joined No.64 Sqn.
14-01-1948 - Transferred to Portugal.
08-11-1941 - Flown by Polish Ace Stanislaw Brzeski as he claimed an Me109 and also a damaged Fw190.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
J W Harder
Historical Notes :
24-12-1941 - Joined No.74 Sqn.
08-04-1942 - Joined No.232 Sqn.
02-06-1942 - Minor damage in collision with Spitfire BL290 during landing practice at Llanbedr.
17-05-1943 - Joined No.312 Sqn.
26-10-1943 - Joined No.64 Sqn.
18-04-1944 - Suffered engine fire while on reconnaissance mission over the North Sea and ditched 50m east of Yarmouth. Flight Lieutenant J W Harder rescued.
Pilots or Aircrew :
S. H. Cheeseman
Historical Notes :
26-03-1942 - Joined No.130 Sqn.
02-08-1942 - Damaged in flying accident.
24-12-1942 - Joined No.64 Sqn.
03-05-1943 - Joined No.453 Sqn RAAF.
17-07-1943 - Joined No.129 Sqn.
26-01-1944 - Joined No.501 Sqn.
20-02-1944 - Out of control after releasing drop tank. Crashed into sea 10 miles south west of Walcheren. Pilot Officer S H Cheeseman was killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
Agorastos Plagis
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
G R Maunders
Historical Notes :
17-01-1942 - Joined No.313 Sqn.
26-04-1942 - Joined No.152 Sqn.
25-08-1943 - Joined No.118 Sqn.
11-04-1944 - Now with No.64 Sqn, shot down during night patrol by Me410 of 5./KG51 flown by Hauptmann Dietrich Puttfarken. Flight Sergeant G R Maunders baled out near Coltishall.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
John David McAlpine Duncan
Historical Notes :
20-05-1942 - Joined No.64 Sqn.
15-07-1942 - Joined No.154 Sqn.
28-02-1943 - Joined No.310 Sqn.
06-03-1943 - Joined No.132 Sqn with code FF-S.
21-05-1943 - Joined No.122 Sqn.
04-01-1944 - Joined No.234 Sqn.
24-02-1944 - Damaged on operations.
16-06-1944 - Now back with No.64 Sqn, hit by flak and crashed into a farmhouse. Flight Sergeant John David McAlpine Duncan killed.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
H R G Poulton
Historical Notes :
03-09-1942 - Joined No.118 Sqn.
25-09-1943 - Joined No.64 Sqn.
14-01-1944 - After combat over Dieppe, the aircraft developed a glycol leak and ditched into the English Channel. Flight Lieutenant H R G Poulton DFC was taken prisoner.
Pilots or Aircrew :
Ronald B. Lees DFC
Historical Notes :
02-09-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
H. W. Charnock
Historical Notes :
06-09-1940 - Crashed on patrol near Ternhill.
Pilots or Aircrew :
Robert Stanford-Tuck
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. D. Burt
Historical Notes :
22-07-1940 - Damaged on landing. Sgt Burt ok.
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. Roberts
Historical Notes :
15-08-1940 - Shot down nr Calais. P/O Roberts taken prisoner.
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. G. Donahue
Historical Notes :
05-08-1940 - Shot down and damaged by Bf109 at 08.30hrs. P/O Donahue safe.
Pilots or Aircrew :
L. R. Isaac
Historical Notes :
05-08-1940 - Shot down by Bf109 over Folkestone, Kent at 08.40hrs. Sgt L R Isaac killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
F. Dawson-Paul
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Shot down by Me109 off Kent coast at 18.00hrs. S/Lt Dawson-Paul rescued by enemy boats but died later.
Historical Notes :
24-08-1940 - Shot down by Me109 and crashed at Fyfield. Pilot Officer Merrick injured.
30-09-1940 - Damaged in flying accident.
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. Mann
Historical Notes :
16-08-1940 - Force landed at Hawkinge after combat with Me109 over south coast. Sergeant Mann injured.
Pilots or Aircrew :
P. F. Kennard-Davis
Historical Notes :
08-08-1940 - Shot down by Bf109 near Dover. P/O Kennard-Davis abandoned aircraft and died of wounds.
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. D. Macdonell
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Damaged by Ju88 off Dover. S/Ldr MacDonnell ok.
12-07-1939 - Spitfire L1055 was built to contract 527113/36 by Vickers Armstrong's (Supermarine) Ltd at Woolston and it was first test flown on 12th July 1939. It was delivered to 9 MU at Cosford on 17th July 1939 and then issued to 66 Squadron at Duxford on 22nd September 1939 before being transferred to 616 Squadron at Leconfield on 15th November 1939. Following the unidentified incident at Leconfield on 6th April 1940 it was sent to AST Ltd. at Hamble for repair. On completion of the repairs it was issued to 64 Squadron at Kenley on 2nd July 1940. On 25th July 1940 it was damaged by a Ju88 off Dover. On 29th July 1940 it was inspected by 49 MU at Henlow and dismantled for transport for repair. On 1st August 1940 it was delivered by road to AST Ltd. at Hamble again. On 1st October 1940 repairs were complete and it was delivered to 9 MU at Cosford. On 9th October 1940 it was issued to 1 PRU at Benson. On 5th March 1941 the aircraft took off at Mount Farm in coarse pitch, it failed to become airborne and the pilot swung the aircraft to avoid workmen and crashed. It was seriously damaged and was struck off charge on 10th March 1941.
Pilots or Aircrew :
P. J. Simpson
Historical Notes :
16-08-1940 - Damaged by anti aircraft fire. Pilot Officer Simpson injured.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
11-09-1940 - Shot down by Me110 over Thames Estuary. Sergeant Hewitt ok.
Historical Notes :
13-08-1940 - Damaged by enemy action.
28-08-1940 - Damaged by bombs at Eastchurch at 07.18hrs.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
15-08-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
F. W. Eley
Historical Notes :
31-07-1940 - Shot down by Me109 into Folkestone Harbour. Sgt Eley killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. G. Cobden
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. J. O. Jeffery
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Shot down by Me109 off Dover. F/O Jeffery killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. G. Lecky
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
C. L. Hopgood
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. M. Taylor
Historical Notes :
17-07-1940 - Shot down by Me109 and force landed at Hailsham. F/O Taylor injured.
Historical Notes :
27-09-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Historical Notes :
12-08-1940 - Damaged by Me109 nr Dover
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. D. Macdonell
J. J. O'meara
Historical Notes :
16-08-1940 - Shot down by Me109 at Waldron. Squadron Leader MacDonnell parachuted to safety.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. E. Lloyd
Historical Notes :
05-09-1940 - Crashed at Hartington. Sergeant Lloyd ok.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. F. Laws
Historical Notes :
30-09-1940 - Crashed in flying accident near Leconfield. Sergeant Laws ok.
Pilots or Aircrew :
N. H. D. Ramsay
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. Mann
Historical Notes :
09-08-1940 - Damaged by Bf109. Sgt Mann safe.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. E. Binham
Historical Notes :
29-07-1940 - Damaged by Ju87 over St.Margarets Bay and force-landed. Sgt Binham safe.
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. D. Goodwin
F. F. Vinyard
Historical Notes :
22-09-1940 - Damaged on landing at Catterick. Sergeant Goodwin ok.
Historical Notes :
04-08-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Pilots or Aircrew :
C. Sydney
Historical Notes :
23-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
27-09-1940 - Shot down by Me109 near Maidstone. Flight Sergeant Sydney killed.
Historical Notes :
02-09-1940 - Damaged in night landing accident.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. F. Chadwick
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
C. J. D. Andrear
R. Roberts
Historical Notes :
31-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
15-08-1940 - Shot down by Bf109 near Dungeness. P/O Andrear missing.
Pilots or Aircrew :
C. J. D. Andrear
Historical Notes :
11-08-1940 - Damaged by Bf109. P/O Andrear returned to Kenley.
15-09-1940 - Damaged in combat with Me109. Sub Lieutenant Blake ok.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
09-08-1940 - Damaged by cannon shell on interception.
Historical Notes :
23-07-1941 - Shot down by Bf109s 15m East of Gravelines while escorting Blenheims.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
A. G. Donahue
Historical Notes :
12-08-1940 - Shot down by Bf109. P/O Donahue abandoned aircraft near Sellindge, Kent.
Squadrons :
No.64 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
L. A. Dyke
Historical Notes :
27-09-1940 - Failed to return from operations. Sergeant L A Dyke killed.
Historical Notes :
24-08-1940 - Shot down by Me109 near Dover. Pilot Officer Gray injured.
Pilots or Aircrew :
C. A. W. Bodie
Historical Notes :
07-09-1940 - Damaged in combat with Me109 over Norfolk and force landed.



Known Individual Aircraft of No.64 Sqn RAF :

Type

Serial

Codes

First Flew

Squadron History

Aircrew History

History Notes

Engine

Factory

Spitfire Vb

AA742

20/09/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

AA743

23/09/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

AA756

JH-Z

07/10/1941

details

details

details

Merlin 45M

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vc

AA873

25/10/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

AA915

01/11/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

AA927

23/10/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vb

AA937

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vb

AA972

04/11/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

AB143

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vb

AB194

03/12/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

AB201

G1U

13/12/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

AB265

29/11/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire VbT

AB403

02/01/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Spitfire Vb

AB490

31/01/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Spitfire Vc

AB505

25/01/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Spitfire Vc

AB507

FN-E

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Spitfire Vb

AB786

YT-W
FU-K

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AB921

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD113

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD132

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD133

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD182

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD252

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD271

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD312

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD381

FU-P

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD452

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD474

FU-C

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD504

EB-W

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD542

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD565

-

details

details

details

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AR292

ZF-F
GE-T

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Westland

Spitfire Vb

AR318

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Westland

Spitfire Vb

AR323

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Westland

Spitfire Vb

AR387

DL-O

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Westland

Spitfire Vb

AR424

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Westland

Spitfire Vc

AR514

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Westland

Spitfire Vc

AR515

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Westland

Spitfire Vc

AR549

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Westland

Spitfire Vc

AR608

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Westland

Spitfire Vb

BL232

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL243

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL303

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL311

-

details

details

details

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL370

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL374

SH-B

-

details

details

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL382

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL477

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL481

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL571

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL581

-

details

details

details

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL614

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL663

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL673

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL717

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL724

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL725

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL734

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL735

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL748

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL763

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL787

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL809

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL829

YO-C

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL964

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL979

YO-X

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL997

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM120

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM129

FF-S

-

details

details

details

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM132

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM153

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM154

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM155

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM162

KH-T

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM191

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM194

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM254

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM256

RN-F

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM268

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM289

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM294

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM295

FN-M

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM322

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM327

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM347

25/03/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM348

HT-M

25/03/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM356

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM362

28/03/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM373

27/03/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM374

27/03/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM382

FL-N

02/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM409

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM414

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM415

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM416

03/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM425

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM464

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM465

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM475

13/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM476

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM481

YO-T

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM486

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM488

SZ-F

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM514

HN-B

24/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM532

DW-B

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM578

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM628

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM645

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vc

BR140

FU-J
DV-J

10/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

High Post

Spitfire Vc

BR141

YT-N

10/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

High Post

Spitfire Vc

BR142

11/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

High Post

Spitfire Vc

BR370

14/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

High Post

Spitfire IXc

BR581

09/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IXc

BR592

10/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR594

FN-R
FN-V

11/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR596

13/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IXc

BR600

SH-V

24/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR601

16/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR602

SH-G

18/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR603

20/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR604

21/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IXc

BR605

25/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR624

FU-B
PK-B

04/07/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BR639

04/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BR977

27/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BR980

SH-E

27/06/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS105

06/07/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS126

NN-Z

24/07/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS150

23/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IXc

BS227

DV-U
SK-D
JJ-Q

02/10/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS271

20/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS273

14/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS278

25/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS280

FU-V

22/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS282

22/08/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS315

SH-K
FU-Y

11/09/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Chattis Hill

Spitfire IX

BS400

FU-X

17/10/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Chattis Hill

Spitfire IX

BS439

05/09/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS441

FU-T
DV-T

09/09/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS444

FN-S

10/09/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

BS539

06/11/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

BS544

17/10/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

EN134

17/11/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Chattis Hill

Spitfire IX

EN135

21/11/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Chattis Hill

Spitfire IX

EN180

06/11/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 61

Eastleigh

Spitfire IX

EN522

12/02/1943

details

no information

no information

Merlin 63

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire IX

EN525

11/02/1943

details

no information

no information

Merlin 70

Rolls Royce Hucknall

Spitfire Vb

EN766

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EN789

28/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EP346

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EP485

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EP549

-

details

details

details

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EP601

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Ia

K9795

WZ-B

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9805

RB-R

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9813

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9832

30/12/1938

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9840

11/01/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9844

12/01/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9847

16/01/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9862

09/02/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9895

10/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9903

17/03/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9906

FZ-L
YT-T

21/03/1939

details

details

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9950

27/04/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9958

02/05/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9964

SH-W

08/05/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9991

24/05/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1029

22/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1030

23/06/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1033

26/06/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1035

27/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1037

DW-D

29/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1038

FY-P

29/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1039

29/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1052

10/07/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1053

11/07/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1055

12/07/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1068

24/07/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1073

09/08/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire LFIX

MH414

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MH443

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MH497

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIXb

MH498

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 63

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MH508

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MH846

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MJ118

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MJ291

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MJ454

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MJ963

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK258

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK291

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK475

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK483

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK679

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK688

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK720

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK745

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK775

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK782

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK805

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

MK843

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire LFIX

ML372

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Ia

N3059

05/10/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3108

21/10/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3178

UO-K

15/11/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3230

06/12/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3231

07/12/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3247

19/12/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3272

02/01/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3273

03/01/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3285

16/01/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3293

17/01/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire LFIX

NH414

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 66

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7291

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7296

AZ-P

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7352

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7359

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7377

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7384

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7385

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7389

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7445

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7496

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7500

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7555

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7558

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7562

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7568

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7604

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7605

SO-N

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7609

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7626

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7663

AZ-Y

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7678

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7690

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7695

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7747

SH-K

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7748

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7751

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7770

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7772

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7775

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7778

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7781

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7784

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7811

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7820

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7840

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7852

-

details

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7896

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7912

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7917

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7978

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7982

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7994

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

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P7995

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8031

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8035

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8048

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8084

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8135

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8166

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8169

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8181

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8186

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8239

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8248

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8277

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8316

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8345

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8365

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8423

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Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8427

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8468

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8541

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8548

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8585

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Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIb

P8593

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8599

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8607

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Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8704

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Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8743

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Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8746

ZF-N

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Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Ia

P9398

13/03/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9399

14/03/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9421

16/03/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9447

03/04/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9449

04/04/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9450

05/04/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9507

21/04/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9519

27/04/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9545

DW-Q

03/05/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9554

29/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9556

12/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9557

13/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9563

SH-R
AH-O

02/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9564

01/05/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6623

RY-N

22/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6639

28/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6643

29/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6683

30/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6684

30/05/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6697

06/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6700

05/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6763

18/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6767

18/06/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6769

19/06/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6809

DL-G

26/06/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6813

25/06/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6972

17/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6975

18/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6977

18/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6990

21/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6991

21/07/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6992

22/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6995

22/07/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6996

23/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7223

EB-F

19/03/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7226

21/03/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7227

21/03/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7229

SK-J

25/03/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7272

02/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7293

08/04/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

R7296

03/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7299

09/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7300

11/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Va

R7333

11/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7335

AH-J
G3K

11/04/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7339

12/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

R7345

17/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

W3110

XT-G

08/05/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Va

W3111

08/05/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Va

W3123

24/04/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

W3130

25/04/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3234

06/06/1941

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Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

W3248

22/05/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3320

SH-L

11/06/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3375

DW-N

07/06/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

W3437

28/06/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3522

28/06/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

W3563

04/07/1941

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High Post

Spitfire Vb

W3572

15/07/1941

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High Post

Spitfire Vb

W3619

01/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Spitfire Vb

W3656

07/08/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3766

14/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3802

26/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

W3815

22/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3818

23/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3823

27/08/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3829

29/08/1941

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3839

05/09/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3947

SH-X

13/09/1941

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Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vb

W3961

02/10/1941

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Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Ia

X4018

26/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4026

KH-J

27/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4031

29/07/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4032

29/07/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4060

01/08/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4067

DW-K

03/08/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ib

X4257

16/08/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4321

LZ-F

29/08/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4481

18/09/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4611

07/10/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4647

RF-O

22/10/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

X4665

06/05/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Va

X4669

09/05/1941

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Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4770

SH-K

12/11/1940

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Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4841

06/12/1940

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Merlin III

Eastleigh

Aircraft for : No.64 Sqn RAF
A list of all aircraft associated with No.64 Sqn RAF. A profile page including a list of all art prints for the aircraft is available by clicking the aircraft name.
AircraftInfo

Blenheim

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Manufacturer : Bristol
Production Began : 1935
Retired : 1956
Number Built : 4422

Blenheim

The Bristol Blenheim, the most plentiful aircraft in the RAFs inventory when WWII began, was designed by Frank Barnwell, and when first flown in 1936 was unique with its all metal monoplane design incorporating a retractable undercarriage, wing flaps, metal props, and supercharged engines. A typical bomb load for a Blenheim was 1,000 pounds. In the early stages of the war Blenheims were used on many daylight bombing missions. On the day that war was declared on Germany, a Blenheim piloted by Flying Officer Andrew McPherson was the first British aircraft to cross the German coast and the following morning 15 Blenheims from three squadrons set off on one of the first bombing missions The Blenheim units operated throughout the battle, often taking heavy casualties, although they were never accorded the publicity of the fighter squadrons. The Blenheim units raided German occupied airfields throughout July to December 1940, both during daylight hours and at night. Although most of these raids were unproductive, there were some successes; on 1 August five out of 12 Blenheims sent to attack Haamstede and Evere (Brussels) were able to bomb, destroying or heavily damaging three Bf 109s of II./JG 27 and apparently killing a Staffelkapitän identified as Hauptmann Albrecht von Ankum-Frank. Two other 109s were claimed by Blenheim gunners. Another successful raid on Haamstede was made by a single Blenheim on 7 August which destroyed one 109 of 4./JG 54, heavily damaged another and caused lighter damage to four more. There were also some missions which produced an almost 100% casualty rate amongst the Blenheims. One such operation was mounted on 13 August 1940 against a Luftwaffe airfield near Aalborg in north-western Denmark by 12 aircraft of 82 Squadron. One Blenheim returned early (the pilot was later charged and due to appear before a court martial, but was killed on another operation); the other 11, which reached Denmark, were shot down, five by flak and six by Bf 109s. Blenheim-equipped units had been formed to carry out long-range strategic reconnaissance missions over Germany and German-occupied territories, as well as bombing operations. In this role, the Blenheims once again proved to be too slow and vulnerable against Luftwaffe fighters and they took constant casualties While great heroism was displayed by the air crews, tremendous losses were sustained during these missions. The Blenhiem was easy pickings at altitude for German Bf-109 fighters who quickly learned to attack from below. To protect the vulnerable bellies of the Blenheims many missions were shifted to low altitude, but this increased the aircrafts exposure to anti-aircraft fire. In the German night-bombing raid on London on 18 June 1940, Blenheims accounted for five German bombers, thus proving that they were better-suited for night fighting. In July, No. 600 Squadron, by then based at RAF Manston, had some of its Mk IFs equipped with AI Mk III radar. With this radar equipment, a Blenheim from the Fighter Interception Unit (FIU) at RAF Ford achieved the first success on the night of 2–3 July 1940, accounting for a Dornier Do 17 bomber. More successes came, and before long the Blenheim proved itself invaluable as a night fighter. One Blenheim pilot, Squadron Leader Arthur Scarf, was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for an attack on Singora, Thailand, on 9 December 1941. Another bomber of No. 60 Squadron RAF was credited with shooting down Lt Col Tateo Katō's Nakajima Ki-43 fighter and badly damaging two others in a single engagement on 22 May 1942, over the Bay of Bengal. Katō's death was a severe blow to the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force.

Hornet

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Manufacturer : de Havilland
Production Began : 1946
Retired : 1956
Number Built : 383

Hornet

The Hornet prototype RR 915 first flew on 28 July 1944 with Geoffrey de Havilland Jr. at the controls. Powered by twin Merlin engines, it was the fastest twin piston-engined fighter in Royal Air Force service, a little slower than the fastest (single) piston-engined Supermarine Spiteful. The Hornet also has the distinction of being the second fastest wooden aircraft ever built, after the Heinkel He 162, and the second fastest operational twin propeller-driven aircraft — being slightly slower than the unconventional German Dornier Do 335 of 1945. The Hornet entered service in 1946 with 64 Squadron based at RAF Horsham St Faith. Next to convert to the Hornet was 19 Squadron at RAF Wittering, followed by 41 Squadron and 65 Squadron, both based at RAF Church Fenton. No. 65 Sqn was to participate in one of the first official overseas visits by an RAF unit when they visited Sweden in May 1948. Pilot conversion to the Hornet was provided by No. 226 Operational Conversion Unit (O.C.U.) which was based at RAF Molesworth. Operationally, the Hornet I (later F 1) was to last only a short time before being superseded by the F 3 version. The first Hornet F 3 was PX 366 which flew at the Farnborough Air Show in June 1946. New units to convert to this mark were 33 Squadron, 45 Squadron (based at RAF Tengah, Singapore where, in early 1952, the unit converted to the Hornet from the unreliable Bristol Brigand) and 80 Squadron. Along with 64 Sqn these squadrons operated in Malaysia where they replaced Beaufighters and Spitfires operating against Communist guerrillas during the Malayan Emergency. Armed with rockets and/or 1,000 lb (454 kg) bombs Hornets, with their long range and good endurance, were able to spend up to two hours loitering over the target area. They also proved to be very reliable; 45 Sqn Hornets, based in Singapore achieved 4,500 operational sorties over five years. The last operational Hornet sortie was flown on 21 May 1955. On 23 July 1954, two Hornets from RAF Kai Tak in Hong Kong were the first to arrive on the scene of a shootdown of a Cathay Pacific Skymaster off the coast of Hainan Island. All Hornets were withdrawn from operational service by mid-1956

Mustang



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Manufacturer : North American

Mustang

The ubiquitous North American P-51 Mustang, which many consider to be the best all-around fighter of WW II, owes its origins to the British Air Ministry. Following Britains entry into WW II in 1939, the RAF was interested in purchasing additional fighter aircraft from American sources, particularly the Curtiss P-40. Curtiss, which was busy, was unable to guarantee timely delivery so the British approached North American Aviation as a possible second source for the P-40. North American chose to propose its own fighter design which would use the same Allison engine as the P-40. Utilizing new laminar flow wings, the North American fighter was expected to have performance better than the P-40. Developed in record time the new aircraft was designated as a Mustang I by the Brits, whereas the USAAF ordered two for evaluation which were designated XP-51 Apaches. Intrigued with the possibility of using this aircraft also as a dive bomber, North American proposed this to the USAAF which decided to order 500 of the P-51 aircraft to be modified for dive bombing use. Designated as the A-36 Invader, this version of the Mustang utilized dive flaps, and bomb racks under each wing. Some reinforcing of the structural members was also required because of the G-forces to be encountered in dive bombing. A-36s entered combat service with the USAAF prior to any P-51s. In early 1943 the 86th and 27th Fighter Bomber Groups of the 12th Air Force began flying A-36s out of Northern Africa. Despite some early problems with instability caused by the dive flaps, the A-36 was effective in light bombing and strafing roles. It was not, however, capable of dog fighting with German fighters, especially at higher altitudes. Despite these drawbacks one USAAF pilot, Captain Michael T. Russo, who served with the 16th Bomb Squadron of the 27th Fighter Bomber Group, was credited with five confirmed aerial victories in the A-36, thereby becoming the first mustang ace.

Spitfire



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Manufacturer : Supermarine
Production Began : 1936
Retired : 1948
Number Built : 20351

Spitfire

Royal Air Force fighter aircraft, maximum speed for mark I Supermarine Spitfire, 362mph up to The Seafire 47 with a top speed of 452mph. maximum ceiling for Mk I 34,000feet up to 44,500 for the mark XIV. Maximum range for MK I 575 miles . up to 1475 miles for the Seafire 47. Armament for the various Marks of Spitfire. for MK I, and II . eight fixed .303 browning Machine guns, for MKs V-IX and XVI two 20mm Hispano cannons and four .303 browning machine guns. and on later Marks, six to eight Rockets under the wings or a maximum bomb load of 1,000 lbs. Designed by R J Mitchell, The proto type Spitfire first flew on the 5th March 1936. and entered service with the Royal Air Force in August 1938, with 19 squadron based and RAF Duxford. by the outbreak of World war two, there were twelve squadrons with a total of 187 spitfires, with another 83 in store. Between 1939 and 1945, a large variety of modifications and developments produced a variety of MK,s from I to XVI. The mark II came into service in late 1940, and in March 1941, the Mk,V came into service. To counter the Improvements in fighters of the Luftwaffe especially the FW190, the MK,XII was introduced with its Griffin engine. The Fleet Air Arm used the Mk,I and II and were named Seafires. By the end of production in 1948 a total of 20,351 spitfires had been made and 2408 Seafires. The most produced variant was the Spitfire Mark V, with a total of 6479 spitfires produced. The Royal Air Force kept Spitfires in front line use until April 1954.




Last edited : 10:55, May 29, 2013
Last editor : DataStream
Latest No.64 Sqn RAF Artwork Releases !
 Posted to 64 Squadron on 1st July 1940, </a>the tragically short relationship of Sub Lt F Dawson Paul with the Spitfire was crammed with victories.  He immediately shared a Dornier Do17 off Beachy Head and, just four days later claimed a Messerschmitt Bf.109.  Further kills were confirmed over the next two weeks, among them five Bf.110s and another Do.17. His final victory was a Bf.109 on 25th, but on this day he fell to the guns of the German ace Adolf Galland.  Dawson Paul was rescued from the English Channel by a German E-boat, but died of his wounds five days later as a prisoner of war.

The Longest July by Ivan Berryman. (PC)
 Victory No 26 for Josef Mai was a 64 Squadron SE5.A on 5th September 1918, here falling victim to the guns of the aces zebra-striped Fokker D.VII 4598/18 of Jasta 5. By the end of the war, his total had risen to 30 aircraft destroyed, Mai himself collecting a number of decorations, among them the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class. Surviving the Great War, it is believed that he became a flying instructor for the Luftwaffe during World War II, finally being laid to rest in 1982, aged ninety four.

Leutnant Josef Mai by Ivan Berryman. (PC)
 The afternoon of 25th July 1940 was a desperate one for the already exhausted fighter pilots of the RAF defending the South coast of England.  As convoy CW8 made its way through the English Channel, sixty JU.87 Stukas and forty JU.88 bombers launched a brutal attack on the ships below, backed up by fighter cover of over 50 Messerscmitt Bf.109s.  Eight Spitfires of 64 Sqn (Kenley) were scrambled, together with twelve Spitfires of 54 Sqn (Hornchurch) and Hurricanes of 111 Sqn from Croydon.  The British pilots found themselves massively outnumbered, but nevertheless put up a spirited fight against the teeming enemy.  This painting shows Spitfires of 54 Sqn entering the fray, the pilots scattering as they choose their targets and go after the JU.87s. To the right of this, Bf.109Es of JG.26 are roaring in to join battle, whilst Adolf Gallands aircraft engages a Hurricane of 111 Sqn.

A Day for Heroes by Ivan Berryman.
 Portland, England, 30th September 1940.  Already an accomplished Spitfire ace with at least 10 confirmed kills, Bob Doe had just transferred from 234 squadron to 238 Hurricane squadron when he intercepted and brought down a  Heinkel He111P-2 from I/KG55 <i>Griffin</i> Geschwader.

Doe's Griffin by David Pentland.

No.64 Sqn RAF Artwork



Leutnant Josef Mai by Ivan Berryman.


The Longest July by Ivan Berryman.


A Day for Heroes by Ivan Berryman.


Spitfire! by David Pentland.


Doe's Griffin by David Pentland.

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