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Old 29th November 2016, 10:51
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Re: FAA Corsair Squadrons. claims

Hi,
Quite right, Munnoch & Co were 833 Squadron ! for some rreason Shores in "Air War For Burma" notes them as 1830 !
Thanks for correction ,I should have checked pilot roster given in appendix A of Norman Hanson's book "Carrier Pilot"

1830 Squadron; (corrected)
25 July 1944: --- Lt.P.S.Cole ---- Zero
--- Sub.Lt. B.D.Quigg --- Zero
--- Sub.Lt. A..Brown --- Zero
--- Lt.A.W.C.Sutton -----Zero

24.Jan 1945 --- Lt.P.S.Cole --- Ki.45 --- Palembang

29.Jan 1945 --- Sub.Lt J.A.O'N.Shaw --- Ki.21 (shared with Seafire)

06 April 1945 --- Sub.Lt. G.S.P. Salmon --- D4M Judy --- Sakashima
--- Sub.Lt. D.Cameron ---- D4M Judy

13.April 1945 --- Sub.Lt. D.A.Baldwin --- Zero ---- Sakashima
--- Sub.Lt G.S.P.Salmon --- Zero

Total 8.5 Victories
Squadron Disbanded July 1945
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1833 Squadron:
25.July 1944 -- Lt. M.K. Munnock --- Ki.41 --- Sabang
-- Sub.Lt. N. Brynildsen
-- Sub.Lt. F.C.Starkey
-- Sub.Lt. .Seebeck

-- Sub Lt. A.S.Booth ------Zero

24.January 1945 --- Lt.Cdr.N.Hanson ----- ---Ki.43 Oscar -- Palembang
--- Sub.Lt. A.H.Churchill ----Ki.44 (Prob)
--- Lt.H.James --------------Ki.44 (Prob)
--- Sub.Lt. J.Lowder --------KI.44 (Dam)

29 January.1945 ----Sub.Lt. A.H.Churchill ---- Ki.44 ------ Palembang

01 April 1945 -------Lt.J.F.Lowder -------------Zero

12 April 1945 ------- Sub.Lt. A.T.Millard ----- Tess

13.April 1945 ------- Sub.Lt.G.S.P.Salmon --- Zero

---Total - 7 Victories confirmed + 2 Prob & 1 damaged
Disbanded July 1945

Corrections welcomed, more later

Brice lander
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