Subseries 3 - No. 102 (Squadron) Detachment

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No. 102 (Squadron) Detachment

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CA ON00093 2017/5-2-3-3

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  • 1946 (Creation)
    Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Squadron, 102

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7 files of textual records

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No. 102 (Squadron) Detachment was formed at Hingham, Norfolk, England in August 1917 as a night bomber squadron for the Royal Air Force (RAF). During World War 2, it was a heavy bomber squadron. On 8 March 1945, the squadron was transferred to RAF Transport Command and it was disbanded on 28 February 1946 by being renumbered to 53 Squadron. While it was a Transport Squadron, its main role was the return of troops and POWs from India.

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Subseries consists of 7 files regarding No. 102 (Squadron) Detachment) in 1946. Some of the subjects covered include: the formation of the detachment, carrying troops to India, the employment of second pilots on Liberator aircraft and operation instructions for 30 Jan 1946. The subseries is arranged in numerical order by the Kardex reference number.

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