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ANNALS OF 100 SQUADRON

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THE ANNALS. of SQUADRON * Being a record of the War activities of the Pioneer Night Bombing squadron in France during the period March to November 11thincluding its operations against German Towns whilst serving in the Independent Force of the R.A.F. Squadron was a pioneer night bombing unit, and was the first to be raised specifically for that purpose by Hugh Trenchard, the ‘father of the RAF’ who contributes a forwrod to this history, commending the squadron, and its willingness to go out and bomb in all weathers, and the ability of its groundcrew to keep their aircraft airbourne in all conditions/5(2).

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The Annals of Squadron: being a record of the war activities of the pioneer night bombing squadron in France during the period March to November 11thincluding its operations against German towns whilst serving in the independent force of the R.A.F.

/ by C. Gordon Burge ; with a foreword by Sir Hugh Trenchard. Annals of Squadron notes a single raid that Humphrey Verdon Roe was involved with.

This was on the night of 6/7 Marchwhen a single FE2b took off to biomb Frescaty aerodrome. 1 x lb, 1 x 40 lb and 5 x 25 lb bombs were dropped, with unknown results.

Apparantly the Germans reported that one shed was completely burned out. ANNALS OF SQUADRON, Burge, C. Gordon, Bivouac Books,fine, see scan, limited edition of original Squadron history, record of the war activities of the pioneer night bombing squadron in france from March - Novemberincludes operations within the Independent Air Force of the RAF, a list of all serving officers, NCOs and men.

The Annals of Squadron () Burge, C Gordon: Bivouac Books: Treble One: The Story of No Squadron RAF: Sands, RPD: Private: Adsantes: A History of No (Fighter) Squadron RAF: Burton, Stephen A: Private: Famous Fighter Squadrons of the.

I have Collins army and AIR records and Trevor Henshaws expanded book, so I am well catered for with information about Collins. It appears he joined Squadron on 13 March and was killed on take-off on 5 April. What I dont know is how many, if any, missions he flew.

Is there a Squadron. Squadron dropped a total of 18, tons of bombs in 3, individual sorties. The squadron lost Lancasters during the War, costing the lives of young men. Airfields at which Squadron were based: Seletar, Singapore. to Jan ; Grimsby, Lincolnshire. 15 Dec 42 to April Elsham Wolds Lincolnshire.

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/ ([London]: H. Reiach, [?]), by C. Gordon Burge (page images at HathiTrust. The Annals of Squadron: Being a Record of the War Activities of the Pioneer Night Bombing Squadron in France during the period March to November 11thincluding its operations against German Towns whilst serving in the Independent Force.

By: Burge, C. Gordon/Trenchard, Sir Hugh (foreword) Price: $ A detailed account of this activity is contained in ‘The Annals of Squadron’ and conjures up a vivid picture.

On the 3rd October, orders were received for yet another move, this time to Ochey some 14 miles south west of Nancy. Bad weather delayed the arrival of the aircraft, but eventually Major Christie became the first pilot to land. Albert Walter Ekins Squadron (d.6th May ) Albert Ekins was the only son of Albert Alexander and Ada Ekins of Roxton, St.

Neots, Hunts. He served with No. Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and was reported missing whilst flying in a Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b Biplane, serial no.A and confirmed dead on the 6th of May age 19 years.

More pictures of squadron RFC from my father's album Various WW1 related objects in my possession and some found at the old aerodrome site nearXaffévillers in France. The Annals of Squadron (The whole book) Feedback. My new film/TV soundtrack company. History First World War. was established on 23 February at Hingham in Norfolk as the Royal Flying Corps' first squadron formed specifically as a night bombing unit and comprised elements of the Home Defence Wing.

The unit was mobilised and crossed from Portsmouth on 21 March to France and was first based at St Andre-aux-Bois, where it received twelve Royal Aircraft Factory F. Second copies of No Squadron RAF Operations Records Book, August - Augusttogether with Personnel Occurrence Reports (Airmen), June - DecemberCombat Reports, -and the Log Book of flying accidents and forced landings, -detailing the squadron's flying of Blenheims, Beaufighters and Mosquitos over the South of England during the.

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Shop today at or give us a. The chief sources of information in regard to the annals of ancient Rome are two passages in Cicero and in Servius which have been the subject of much discussion. Cicero states that, from the founding of the Republic down to the pontificate of Publius Mucius Scaevola (c.

BC), it was usual for the pontifex maximus to record the name of the magistrates and the noteworthy events of each year. I've just come across a seperate document, also from AIR1//21/20/, that states quite clearly that 2/Lt Castle was injured on the first raid referred to in my original post.

This document was clearly that which formed the basis for "The Annals of Squadron" but does also include some "gen" which didn't appear in the book. The Military The Military by Lt.

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