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261. peruť RAF [1941-1945]

No. 261 Squadron RAF

     
Název:
Name:
261. peruť RAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 261 Squadron RAF
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
12.07.1941
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
127. peruť RAF
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
25.09.1945
Nástupce:
Successor:
-
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
DD.MM.RRRR-DD.MM.RRRR
Dislokace:
Deployed:
12.07.1941-10.08.1941 Habbaniyah, Royal Air Force Station Habbaniya /
10.08.1941-27.09.1941 Basra, Royal Air Force Station Shaibah /
27.09.1941-01.01.1942 Mosul, Mosul Airfield /
01.01.1942-14.01.1942 Haifa, Royal Air Force Station Haifa /
14.01.1942-26.02.1942 Acre, St Jean Airfield /
26.02.1942-06.03.1942 přesun na Dálný východ / Left to Far East (via HMS Indomitable), ?
06.03.1942-14.01.1943 Trincomalee, Royal Air Force Station China Bay /
14.01.1943-07.02.1943 Kalkata, Royal Air Force Station Dum Dum /
07.02.1943-25.06.1943 Ashoknagar, Royal Air Force Station Baigachi /
25.06.1943-22.10.1943 Čattagrám, Chittagong Airfield /
22.10.1943-29.02.1944 Chakaria, Chiringa Airfield /
29.02.1944-08.03.1944 Ashoknagar, Royal Air Force Station Baigachi /
08.03.1944-27.04.1944 Kalkata, Alipore Airfield /
27.04.1944-15.08.1944 Yelahanka, Royal Air Force Station Yelahanka /
15.08.1944-02.09.1944 Arakkonam, Royal Air Force Station Arkonam /
02.09.1944-22.11.1944 Kumbhirgram, Kumbhirgram Airfield /
22.11.1944-18.03.1945 Wangjing, Wangjing Airfield /
18.03.1945-23.03.1945 Palel, Palel Airfield /
23.03.1945-22.04.1945 Wangjing, Wangjing Airfield /
22.04.1945-30.04.1945 Myingyan, Myingyan North Airfield /
30.04.1945-07.05.1945 Taungoo, Tennant (Taungoo North) Airfield /
07.05.1945-01.07.1945 Myingyan, Myingyan North Airfield /
01.07.1945-25.09.1945 Thanjavur, Tanjore Airfield /

Velitel:
Commander:
12.07.1941-DD.01.1942 Mason, Ernest Michelson (Squadron Leader)
DD.01.1942-DD.03.1942 Walker, D. R. (Squadron Leader)
DD.03.1942-DD.06.1942 Lewis, Albert Gerald (Squadron Leader)
DD.06.1942-DD.08.1942 Davidson, Robert Tremagne Pillsbury (Squadron Leader)
DD.08.1942-DD.06.1943 Downey, E. G. R. (Squadron Leader)
DD.06.1943-DD.12.1943 Courney, R. N. H. (Squadron Leader)
DD.12.1943-DD.05.1944 Counter, C. F. (Squadron Leader)
DD.05.1944-DD.12.1944 Mason, R. E. A. (Squadron Leader)
DD.12.1944-DD.06.1945 Fletcher, R. H. (Squadron Leader)
DD.06.1945-25.09.1945 Graham, J. R. (Squadron Leader)
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.07.1941-DD.09.1941 Gloster Gladiator Mk.I
DD.07.1941-DD.05.1942 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I
DD.03.1942-DD.11.1943 Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB
DD.10.1943-DD.06.1944 Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC
DD.06.1944-DD.10.1944 Republic Thunderbolt Mk.I
DD.08.1944-DD.09.1945 Republic Thunderbolt Mk.II
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
FJ (06.1944-09.1945)

historie jednotky
Zdroje:
Sources:
Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918–1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
Jefford, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._261_Squadron_RAF
https://www.rafweb.org/Squadrons/Sqn261-265.htm
https://www.raf.mod.uk/history/261squadron.cfm
www.historyofwar.org
https://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/261_squadron.html
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Detašmány / Detachments


období dislokace
DD.MM.1941-DD.MM.1941 Deir es Zor /
DD.09.1941-DD.01.1942 Haifa, Royal Air Force Station Haifa /
DD.09.1941-DD.02.1942 Nikósie, Royal Air Force Station Nicosia /
DD.MM.1942-DD.MM.1942 Acre, St Jean Airfield /
DD.MM.1942-DD.MM.1941 Bejrut, Beirut Airfield /
DD.03.1942-DD.01.1943 Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Royal Air Force Station Ratmalana /
DD.03.1942-DD.01.1943 Kokkilai /
DD.03.1942-DD.01.1943 Chennai, Royal Air Force Station St Thomas Mount /
DD.MM.1943-DD.MM.1943 "Reindeer" /
DD.MM.1944-DD.MM.1944 Cox's Bazar, Cox's Bazaar Airfield /
DD.MM.1945-DD.MM.1945 Pauk, Sinthe Airfield /

zdroje
Jefford, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
https://www.rafweb.org/Menu.htm#Station
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