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No.152 Sqn RAF - Squadron Details - Aviation Directory

No.152 Sqn RAF


Name : No.152 Sqn RAF
Founded : 1st October 1918
Disbanded : 15th November 1967
Country : UK
Fate : Disbanded 15th November 1967
More Details : Hyderabad

Faithful ally
Known Code Letters : , UM,

Operated from Warmwell during the Battle of Britain.

Known Service Details :

Pilot or Aircrew

Rank

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Dates

Aircraft

Airframes

Notes

H. J. Akroyd

p/o

unknown

7th October 1940

Spitfire

N3039

P/O Akroyd of 152 sqd was shot down and made a forced landing force-landed Worthy Down but died the following day

J. K. Barker

Sergeant

unknown

4th September 1940

Spitfire

Killed in Action

W. Beaumont

Pilot Officer

unknown

unknown

23rd September 1940

Spitfire

R7016

H Bird-Wilson

unknown

unknown

D. P. A. Boitel-Gill

Flight Lieutenant

unknown

unknown

15th August 1940

Spitfire

K9954

J. M. Christie

Sergeant

unknown

26th September 1940

Spitfire

K9882

Killed in Action

Dennis David

unknown

unknown

E. C. Deansley

Flight Lieutenant

unknown

unknown

26th September 1940

Spitfire

K9901

R. M. D. Hall

Pilot Officer

unknown

unknown

Spitfire

R. M. Hogg

Pilot Officer

unknown

25th August 1940

Spitfire

R6810

Killed in Action

K. C. Holland

Sergeant

unknown

25th September 1940

Spitfire

N3173

Killed in Action

J. S. B. Jones

Pilot Officer

unknown

11th August 1940

Spitfire

R6614

Killed in Action

F. H. Posener

Pilot Officer

unknown

20th July 1940

Spitfire

K9880

Killed in Action

L. A. E. Reddington

Sergeant

unknown

30th September 1940

Spitfire

L1072

Killed in Action

D. C. Shepley

Pilot Officer

unknown

12th August 1940

Spitfire

K9999

Killed in Action

W. G. Silver

Sergeant

unknown

25th September 1940

Spitfire

P9463

Killed in Action

Wilf Sizer

April 1942

January 1943

Spitfire

J. Szlagowski

unknown

unknown

A. R. Watson

Pilot Officer

unknown

28th November 1940

Spitfire

R6597

Killed in Action

T. S. Wildblood

Pilot Officer

unknown

25th August 1940

Spitfire

R6994

Killed in Action

L. C. Withall

Flight Lieutenant

unknown

12th August 1940

Spitfire

P9456

Killed in Action

Pilots and Aircrew for : No.152 Sqn RAF
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NameInfo
Akroyd, H. J.
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   Died : 7 / 10 / 1940
Akroyd, H. J.

Spitfire I (N3039) was shot down and Crashed October 7th 1940. H J Akroyd. Died October 8th 1940
Barker, J. K.
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   Died : 4 / 9 / 1940
Barker, J. K.

Sergeant J.K.Barker of No 152 Squadron was killed on 4th of September 1940. His Spitfire I was shot down off Bognor Regis. He baled out but was not rescued and his body washed up on the French Coast. Sergeant Barker's body was buried at Etaples, France, he was 22 years old.
Bayles, Ian Norman
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   Died : 12 / 10 / 1988
Bayles, Ian Norman

on 19th October 1938 Bayles joined the University Air Squadron and then transferred to the RAFVR in June 1939. He was commissioned in the RAFVR on 26th September 1939, On 20th April 1940 joined 152 Squadron at Acklington The squadron had recently received its first Spitfires. Bayles was sent to 5 OTU Aston Down on 5th May to convert to Spitfires. On 29th May he was posted to 249 Squadron at Leconfield but, following pressure from 152's CO, he rejoined 152 Squadron on 9th June 1940. Bayles damaged a Me110 on 13th August, claimed a Ju88 destroyed and a He111 damaged on 25th September, damaged a Me110 on the 27th and a He111 on the 30th. He was posted away from 152 on 18th August 1941 to instruct. In mid-1942 Bayles took a short gunnery course and was posted to 224 Group in India. He returned to operations on 5th February 1943, when he was given command of 135 Squadron at George, operating along the Arakan coast in Hurricanes. Bayles led 135 until November 1943. He commanded 273 Squadron at Maunghnama and later Kyaukpyu from 16th December 1944 until 14th April 1945, when he was appointed Wing Commander Flying of 902 Wing
Baynham, G. T.
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Baynham, G. T.


Beaumont, W.
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   Died : 23 / 9 / 1940
Beaumont, W.

Pilot Officer W.Beaumont of No 152 Squadron baled out of his Sptitfire I (R6831) after being hit by a Junkers Ju 88 off Portland on the 27th of August 1940. Beaumont was unhurt. W.Beaumont was lost over the Channel on the 23rd of September 1940 in a Spitfire I (R7016), cause remains unknown.
Bird-Wilson, H
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   Died : 27 / 12 / 2000
Bird-Wilson, H

Birdy-Wilson joined the R.A.F. in 1937 and fought with 17 squadron during the Battle of France. Active throughout the Battle of Britain, awarded the DFC in the September of 1940, the same date he was shot down by Major Adolph Galland of JG26, bailing out with severe burns. He took command of 152 squadron in April 1942 and promoted Wing Commander 1943 he led 121 wing then 122 wing. Rested in January 1944 he went to the US command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. Throughout the rest of 1944 he flew Mustangs, being awarded the D.S.O. in January 1945. He added the Czech Medal of Merit, 1st Class and the Dutch DFC. He stayed in the R.A.F. after the war until his retirement in 1974. By 1987 he had flown no less than 213 different types, including an Airship, the James Bond Autogiro and during 1978 the F-15 Eagle Fighter. He died on 27th December 2000.

Citation for the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Flying Officer Bird-Wilson has shot down six enemy aircraft and shared in the destruction of several others. He has shown fine fighting qualities and determination in his attacks.

(London Gazette 24 September 1940)

Citation for the award of the Distinguished Service Order

Since being awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has participated in a very large number of sorties. He has continued to display the highest qualities of leadership, skill and gallantry, qualities which have been well illustrated in the fine fighting spirit of the squadrons he commands. Within the past four months. Wing Commander Bird-Wilson has led large formations of aircraft on a variety of sorties during which much success has been obtained. Many enemy aircraft have been destroyed, whilst a good number of locomotives, wagons, mechanical transport and armoured fighting vehicles have been most effectively attacked. Throughout these operations. Wing Commander Bird-Wilson has set an example which has inspired all.

(London Gazette 9 January 1945)

Boitel-Gill, D. P. A.
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   Died : 18 / 9 / 1941
Boitel-Gill, D. P. A.

Flight Lieutenant Derek B.P.A.Boitel-Gill of No 152 Squadron landed his Spitfire I (K9954) on the 15th of August 1940 at Cherbourg following with a Bf 109 combat over Portland. The Spitfire I was a write off but pilot Boitel-Gill was uninjured.
Christie, J. M.
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   Died : 26 / 9 / 1940
Christie, J. M.

Sergeant J.M.Christie of No 152 Squadron killed on the 26th of September 1940. His Spitfire I (K9882) was attacked and shot down near Swanage.
Cox, G. J.
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Cox, G. J.


David, Dennis
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   Died : 25 / 8 / 2000
David, Dennis

Pilot Officer Dennis David was with No 87 Squadron during the Battle for France flying Hurricane's. He stayed with them until October 1940 and then joined No 213 Squadron. W.D.David achieved the rank of Group Captain. In early 1943, he flew Beaufighters with No.89 Sqn, including Beaufighter Mk.1F V8447 N, his personal aircraft.
Deansley, E. C.
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Deansley, E. C.

Flight Lieutenant E.Chritopher Deansley of No 152 Squadron was was shot down 3 miles off Portland in a Spitfire I (K9901). After being rescued by a ship he spent some time in hospital. On the 26th of September 1940 he was shot down and wounded again off Swanage, he baled out of his stricken Spitfire I (K9982) after combat. Deanesly was located by a Lysander and then picked up by the S.S. Empire Henchman.
Devitt, P. K.
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Devitt, P. K.


Fox-Male, D. H.
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Fox-Male, D. H.


Hall, R. M. D.
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Hall, R. M. D.

Pilot Officer R.M.D.Hall volunteered for Fighter Command after Army training in a tank Regiment. He flew some 40 sorties in Spitfire's with No 152 Squadron.
Hancock, Norman
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   Died : 8 / 12 / 2010
Hancock, Norman

Sqn Ldr Norman Hancock - Battle of Britian pilot who flew Spitfires with 65 and 152 Squadrons. He recieved the DFC on the 23rd of June 1944. Sadly, Norman Hancock passed away on the 8th of December 2010.
Hogg, E. S.
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Hogg, E. S.


Hogg, R. M.
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   Died : 25 / 8 / 1940
Hogg, R. M.

Pilot Officer R.M.Hogg of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed on August 25th 1940 in his Spitfire I (R6810) near Portland.
Holland, K. C.
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   Died : 25 / 9 / 1940
Holland, K. C.

Sergeant K.C.Holland of No 152 Squadron was killed on September 25th 1940. His Spitfire I (N3173) was shot down while following combat over West of Bristol.
Holmes, F. H.
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   Died : 4 / 12 / 1944
Holmes, F. H.

Killed December 4th 1944
Humphreys, P. H.
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Humphreys, P. H.


Inness, R. F.
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Inness, R. F.


Jones, J. S. B.
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   Died : 11 / 8 / 1940
Jones, J. S. B.

Pilot Officer J.S.B.Jones of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed in his Spitfire I (R6614) by a Bf 109 on the 11th of August 1940 over the Channel. J.S.B.Jones is buried at St Marie, Le Harve, France. He was 21 years old.
Kearsey, A. W.
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Kearsey, A. W.


Klein, Z.
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   Died : 28 / 11 / 1940
Klein, Z.

Missing November 28th 1940
Marrs, E. S.
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   Died : 24 / 7 / 1941
Marrs, E. S.

Killed July 24th 1941
Marsh, E. H.
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Marsh, E. H.


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'Brian, P. G. St. G.
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O'Brian, P. G. St. G.


Plumridge, Ken
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Plumridge, Ken

Battle of Britain Pilot. P O Ken Plumridge flew with the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain with 111 Squadron. In November 1944 he joined 152 squadron.
Posener, F. H.
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   Died : 20 / 7 / 1940
Posener, F. H.

Pilot Officer F.H.Posener a South African from No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed in his Spitfire I (K9880) on July 20th 1940 in combat off Swanage.
Reddington, L. A. E.
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   Died : 30 / 9 / 1940
Reddington, L. A. E.

Sergeant L.A.E.Reddington of No 152 Squadron was killed on September 30th 1940 when he was shot down in his Spitfire I (L1072) off Portland.
Robinson, D. N.
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Robinson, D. N.


Shepley, D. C.
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   Died : 12 / 8 / 1940
Shepley, D. C.

Pilot Officer D.C.Shepley of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed on August 12th 1940 South off the Isle of Wight in his Spitfire I (K9999).
Shepperd, E. E.
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   Died : 18 / 10 / 1940
Shepperd, E. E.

Killed October 18th 1940
Silver, W. G.
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   Died : 25 / 9 / 1940
Silver, W. G.

Sergeant W.G.Silver of No 152 Squadron was killed on September 25th 1940. His Spitfire I (P9463) was shot down off Portsmouth.
Sizer, Wilf
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   Died : 22 / 12 / 2006
Sizer, Wilf

Born on 23rd February 1920, at the outbreak of war Bill Sizer was flying Hurricanes with 213 Squadron, after flying Guantlets with No.17 Squadron. The squadron flew to France in May 1940, where he scored his first victories, before being attacked by five Me109s and shot down. Rejoining his squadron soon after, he took part in the air battles over Dunkirk before again being shot down and escaping back to England. He flew throughout the Battle of Britain. Based at Exeter, on the 11th of August, he shot down a Ju88, and the next day he shot down a fighter escorting a large formation of bombers. As the attacks intensified, the pilots of 213 Sqn fle wup to four patrols a day. On the 15th of August he shot down two Ju87 Stukas. He also shared in the destruction of a Ju88 in October 1940, bringing it down over Beachy Head. He was awarded the DFC for scoring 7 and 5 shared victories. In April 1941 he was posted to join 1 Squadron, and then 91 Squadron. In April 1942 he joined 152 Squadron flying Spitfires, with whom he went to North Africa. In January 1943 he was given command of 93 Squadron and took part in the Sicily landings. While leading 93 Squadron he shot down two Italian fighters and damaged several others. He was awarded a Bar to the DFC. He finished the war with 7 and 5 shared victories. He died 22nd December 2006.
Szlagowski, J.
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Szlagowski, J.

Sergeant J.Szlagowski from Poland of No 234 Squadron crashed his Spitfire I (N3278) at Pensilva after running out of fuel on August 8th 1940. He escaped uninjured.
Tabor, G. W.
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   Died : 23 / 7 / 1941
Tabor, G. W.

Killed July 23rd 1941
Thomas, F. M.
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Thomas, F. M.


Warren, C.
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Warren, C.


Watson, A. R.
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   Died : 28 / 11 / 1940
Watson, A. R.

Pilot Officer A.R.Watson of No 152 Squadron baled out of his Spitfire I (R6597) after combat with a Bf 109 over Arne on November 28th 1940. Unfortunately his parachute snagged on his aircraft and ripped, he fell to his death.
Wildblood, T. S.
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   Died : 25 / 8 / 1940
Wildblood, T. S.

Pilot Officer T.S.Wildblood of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed off Portland on August 25th 1940 in a Spitfire I (R6994). He was mentioned in dispatches on March 17th 1941.
Williams, Stan
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Williams, Stan

Stan was a pilot with 152 Squadron and was posted out to Burma in 1944. Flying Spitfires throughout the campaign he then returned to England and was posted to 91 Squadron flying Spitfires from Duxford.
Williams, W. D.
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Williams, W. D.


Withall, L. C.
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   Died : 12 / 8 / 1940
Withall, L. C.

Flight Lieutenant L.C.Withall of No 152 Squadron was shot down and killed on August 12th 1940 off the Isle of Wight in his Spitfire I (P9456).
Wolton, R.
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Wolton, R.





Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 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.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
Ronald B. Lees DFC
Historical Notes :
02-09-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Pilots or Aircrew :
F. H. Posener
Historical Notes :
16-08-1940 - Damaged by return fire from Stukas near Tangmere.
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. M. Christie
Historical Notes :
26-09-1940 - Shot down by Me109 off Isle of Wight. Sergeant Christie killed.
Historical Notes :
23-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Pilots or Aircrew :
E. C. Deansley
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Hit by return fire from Ju87 and abandoned 5 miles south of Portland.
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. P. A. Boitel-Gill
Historical Notes :
05-08-1940 - Damaged by Bf109 off Portland.
Pilots or Aircrew :
E. C. Deansley
Historical Notes :
26-09-1940 - Shot down off Isle of Wight 16.40hrs. Flying Officer Deanesly parachuted to safety but was injured.
Historical Notes :
18-07-1940 - Shot down by anti-aircraft fire from British convoy. Aircraft abandoned off Isle of Wight.
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. C. Shepley
Historical Notes :
12-08-1940 - Shot down by Ju88 off Isle of Wight.
Historical Notes :
03-10-1940 - Crash landed near Torquay.
Pilots or Aircrew :
L. A. E. Reddington
Historical Notes :
30-09-1940 - Shot down by Me110 near Portsmouth. Sergeant Reddington killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
H. J. Akroyd
Historical Notes :
26-09-1940 - P/O Akroyd of 152 sqd was shot down and made a forced landing force-landed Worthy Down but died the following day
Pilots or Aircrew :
Colin Gray
K. C. Holland
Historical Notes :
25-09-1940 - Shot down by He111 and crashed 11.50hrs near Wolverhampton. Sergeant Holland killed.
Historical Notes :
21-08-1940 - Damaged by Do17 near Downham Market. Pilot Officer Brown ok.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
K. Lojek.
Historical Notes :
07-07-1941 - Joined No.54 Sqn.
04-08-1941 - Joined No.403 Sqn.
21-11-1941 - Joined No.72 Sqn.
04-08-1942 - Joined No.152 Sqn.
05-08-1943 - Joined No.165 Sqn.
06-01-1944 - On loan from No.165 Sqn to No.315 Sqn with code PK-B, the aircraft was shot down by fighters of JG2 near Le Mesnil. Flight Sergeant K Lojek was killed.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
25-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Historical Notes :
21-09-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Historical Notes :
18-07-1940 - Damaged by Me109. P/O Baynes safe.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
L. C. Withall
Historical Notes :
12-08-1940 - Shot down by Ju88 off St.Catherines Point. F/Lt L C Withall killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
W. G. Silver
Historical Notes :
16-08-1940 - Damaged by enemy at Tangmere.
25-09-1940 - Shot down near Portsmouth. Sergeant Silver killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
T. S. Wade
Historical Notes :
15-09-1940 - Shot down by Me109 and force landed at Hawkinge. Pilot Officer Wade ok.
Historical Notes :
24-09-1940 - Damaged in flying accident.
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. H. Fokes
A. R. Watson
Historical Notes :
22-07-1940 - Damaged in night landing at Pembrey. Sgt Fokes ok.
Historical Notes :
15-09-1940 - Damaged on landing.
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. F. Inness
Historical Notes :
13-08-1940 - Damaged over Portland. P/O Inness injured.
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. S. B. Jones
Historical Notes :
11-08-1940 - Shot down into sea by Bf109. P/O Jones abandoned aircraft and drowned.
Historical Notes :
23-08-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Historical Notes :
30-07-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
R. M. Hogg
Historical Notes :
25-08-1940 - Shot down by Me109 off Portland. Pilot Officer Hogg missing.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
D. N. Robinson
Historical Notes :
08-08-1940 - Shot down by Bf109 and force-landed near Bestwall. Sgt Robinson OK.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
W. Beaumont
Historical Notes :
22-08-1940 - Damaged by Ju88 off the Needles. Pilot Officer Beaumont ok.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
W. Beaumont
Historical Notes :
27-08-1940 - Shot down into sea by He111 west of Portland. Pilot Officer Beaumont parachuted to safety.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
13-08-1940 - Struck balloon cable over Brockworth and crashed on delivery flight to No.152 Squadron.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
J. K. Barker
Historical Notes :
04-09-1940 - Shot down by Do17 into sea. Sergeant Barker killed.
Historical Notes :
15-08-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
15-08-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
T. S. Wildblood
Historical Notes :
25-08-1940 - Shot down by Me109 off Portland. Pilot Officer Wildblood missing.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
W. Beaumont
Historical Notes :
23-08-1940 - Missing after patrol over English Channel. Pilot Officer Beaumont killed.
Pilots or Aircrew :
W M Shields
Historical Notes :
23-09-1941 - Joined No.501 Sqn.
03-05-1942 - Joined No.152 Sqn.
20-11-1942 - Joined No.421 Sqn.
03-02-1943 - Joined No.412 Sqn RCAF.
15-05-1943 - Joined No.602 Sqn.
15-12-1943 - Joined No.416 Sqn RCAF.
13-02-1944 - Joined No.186 Sqn.
18-04-1944 - Joined No.130 Sqn.
22-06-1944 - Shot down by American flak near St Lo. Flying Officer W M Shields ok.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Pilots or Aircrew :
P. W. Horton
Historical Notes :
26-08-1940 - Damaged by Me109 near Portsmouth and completed wheels up landing at Middle Wallop. Pilot Officer Horton ok.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
18-08-1940 - Destroyed on the ground by Me109 at Manston.
Historical Notes :
24-09-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Pilots or Aircrew :
P. K. Devitt
Historical Notes :
25-09-1940 - Damaged after being shot down near Frome. Squadron Leader Devitt ok.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Historical Notes :
02-10-1940 - Damaged on operations.
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF
Squadrons :
No.152 Sqn RAF



Known Individual Aircraft of No.152 Sqn RAF :

Type

Serial

Codes

First Flew

Squadron History

Aircrew History

History Notes

Engine

Factory

Spitfire Vb

AA765

GE-I

18/10/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

AA838

23/09/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

AA909

31/10/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Chattis Hill

Spitfire Vb

AB270

06/12/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vc

AB374

SD-G

06/01/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Spitfire Vc

AB381

09/01/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Spitfire Vb

AB916

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD182

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD226

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD380

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD390

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD396

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AD510

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

AR367

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Westland

Spitfire Vb

BL232

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL254

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL382

-

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

BL970

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BL971

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM178

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM377

01/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM556

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM557

17/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM625

23/04/1942

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM626

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

BM638

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EN788

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

EP164

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

ER710

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

ER850

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

ES255

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vc

ES302

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vc

JK305

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire VcT

JK511

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 46

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Ia

K9840

11/01/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9877

24/02/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9880

27/02/1939

details

details

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9881

28/02/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9882

02/03/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9883

DL-T

02/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9884

03/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9885

08/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9893

07/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9894

09/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9896

DL-K

10/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9898

14/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9899

13/03/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9900

15/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9901

DL-D

16/03/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9902

17/03/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9930

12/04/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9954

01/05/1939

details

details

details

Merlin II

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9980

16/05/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9982

17/05/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9990

23/05/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

K9999

FY-D

01/06/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1048

07/07/1939

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1054

11/07/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

L1072

27/07/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3039

20/09/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3173

KL-N

13/11/1939

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3176

14/11/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

N3225

05/12/1939

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire IIa

P7283

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Morris Motors

Spitfire IIa

P7286

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Morris Motors

Spitfire IIa

P7304

-

details

no information

details

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7319

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7440

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7448

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7548

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7557

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7612

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7621

-

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

P7671

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7680

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7686

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7691

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7739

-

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

P7810

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7821

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7823

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7830

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7842

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7843

NK-G

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7844

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7882

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7883

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7884

LZ-W

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7885

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7893

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7897

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7898

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7901

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7902

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7903

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7904

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7905

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7906

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7907

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7910

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7925

AZ-W

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7927

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7988

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7996

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7997

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P7999

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8026

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8032

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8036

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8037

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8072

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8076

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8077

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8083

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8088

NK-K

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8097

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8182

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8194

DL-M

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8204

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8209

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8237

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8240

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8246

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8251

LZ-N

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8253

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8260

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8266

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8270

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8278

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8378

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8388

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8394

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8429

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8433

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8442

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8444

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8446

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8448

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8510

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8512

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8657

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8659

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire IIa

P8695

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin XII

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8744

PK-B

-

details

details

details

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8787

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Vb

P8788

-

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory

Spitfire Ia

P9327

05/02/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9386

QV-K

01/03/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9391

05/03/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9427

19/03/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9432

27/03/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9440

30/03/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9442

31/03/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9456

08/04/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9463

10/04/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9509

23/04/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9513

RY-X

23/04/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

P9543

01/05/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6597

07/05/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6600

08/05/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6607

14/05/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6608

15/05/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6614

18/05/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6620

21/05/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6763

18/06/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6764

17/06/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6777

21/06/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6780

21/06/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6801

UM-B

03/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6810

24/06/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6811

UM-N

24/06/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6829

27/06/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6831

27/06/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6880

01/07/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ib

R6889

03/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6907

09/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6909

09/07/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6910

09/07/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6964

16/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6968

16/07/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R6994

22/07/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

R7016

23/07/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3829

29/08/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45M

Eastleigh

Spitfire Vb

W3946

13/09/1941

details

details

details

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Vb

W3969

14/10/1941

details

no information

no information

Merlin 45

High Post

Spitfire Ia

X4012

25/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4017

25/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4020

26/07/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4023

26/07/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4025

27/07/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4164

08/08/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4169

10/08/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4171

10/08/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4177

12/08/1940

details

details

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4246

19/08/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4247

20/08/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4258

21/08/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4381

SD-J

06/09/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4550

UM-W

24/09/1940

details

no information

details

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4557

25/09/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4682

02/11/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4771

13/11/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4772

13/11/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4777

14/11/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Spitfire Ia

X4904

23/12/1940

details

no information

no information

Merlin III

Eastleigh

Aircraft for : No.152 Sqn RAF
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Gladiator



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Manufacturer : Gloster
Production Began : 1935
Retired : 1945
Number Built : 746

Gladiator

GLOSTER GLADIATOR: A continuation form the Gloster Gauntlet aircraft the Gloster Gladiator (SS37) becoming designated the F.7/30 was named Gladiator on the 1st July 1935. The first 70 Gladiators had Under wing machine guns (Vickers or Lewis) before the browning became standard The first aircraft arrived at Tangmere airfield on in February 1937 to no. 72 squadron. at the outbreak of world war two a total of 218 Gladiators had been received by the Royal air force with a total of 76 on active service. They served also in the Middle eats and in 1940 when Italy joined the war was nearly the only front line fighter in the middle east. Between 1939 and 1941. the Gloster Gladiator flew in many war zones. flying in France, Greece, Norway, Crete Egypt Malta and Aden. The Aircraft claimed nearly 250 air victories. It stayed in front line duties until 1942, then becoming fighter trainer, and other sundry roles. It continued in these roles until the end of world war two. The Naval equivalent the Sea Gladiator a short service in the Middle east and European waters. A Total of 746 aircraft were built of these 98 were Sea Gladiators.. Performance. speed: 250mph at 17,500 feet, 257 mph at 14,600 Range 430 miles. Armament: Two fixed .3-03 browning machine guns

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.




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