Subseries 2 - No. 126 (Fighter) Wing

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No. 126 (Fighter) Wing

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CA ON00093 2017/5-2-4-2

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  • 1945-1957 (Creation)
    Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force. Wing, 126

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11 files of textual records

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No. 126 (Fighter) Wing was formed as No. 126 Airfield at Redhill, Surrey on 4 July 1943 and was re-designated No. 126 (Fighter) Wing at Tangmere, Sussex. On 6 July 1945 it was transferred to the British Air Forces of Occupation (Germany) and was composed of Nos. 411, 412, 416 and 443 Squadrons. The Wing was disbanded 1 April 1946.

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Subseries consists of textual records on No. 126 (Fighter) Wing, No. 412 (Transport) Squadron and No. 416 (Fighter) Squadron. Includes operations record book, working establishments, nominal rolls, weekly reports and various other documents. Some of the subjects covered include: organization, crests and ensigns, tactics and personnel management. The subseries is arranged by the unit and then in numerical order by the Kardex reference number.

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