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Old 5th October 2006, 22:48
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Order of battle RAF & B.E.F. on May 10,1940

Hello !
Who can give us the order of battle of the RAF & BEF on May 10, 1940 ?

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Old 7th October 2006, 18:45
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Re: Order of battle RAF & B.E.F. on May 10,1940

Good Afternoon,

Here is what I believe to be the RAF Battle order in France on 10 may 1940. There might be some mistakes, if so I am sure our specialists will correct them quickly.

Best regards.

Bernard.

Advanced Air Striking Force.

67th Fighter Wing Servicing Unit:
No 1 Squadron: Vassincourt mvt to Berry-au-Bac during the afternoon.

No 73 Squadron: Rouvres mvt to Reims-Champagne during the afternoon.

Reinforcement:

No 501 Squadron:
From Tangmere to Bétheniville at 16h10 as reinforcement to the 67th Wing.



71 Bomber Wing:

No 105 Squadron: Villeneuve-les-Vertus. Fairey Battle.

No 114 Squadron: Condé-Vraux. Blenheim Mk IV.

No 139 Squadron: Plivot. Blenheim Mk IV.

No 150 Squadron: Ecury-sur-Coole. Fairey Battle.


75 Bomber Wing:

No 88 Squadron: Mourmelon. Fairey Battle.

No 103 Squadron: Bétheniville. Fairey Battle.

No 218 Squadron: Auberive. Fairey Battle.


76 Bomber Wing:


No 12 Squadron: Amifontaine. Fairey Battle.

No 142 Squadron: Berry-au-Bac. Fairey Battle.

No 226 Squadron: Reims-Champagne. Fairey Battle.




Air Component:

60th Fighter Wing Servicing Unit.
No 85 Squadron: Lille-Seclin.

No 87 Squadron: Senon mvt to Lille-Seclin in the afternoon.


61st Fighter Wing Servicing Unit.
No 607 Squadron: Vitry-en-Artois.

No 615 Squadron:
A Flight: Le Touquet mvt to Merville in the afternoon.
B Flight: Abbeville.


Reinforcements.
63rd Fighter Wing Servicing Unit.
No 3 Squadron: Merville from Kenley.

No 79 Squadron: Merville from Biggin Hill.


70th Reconnaissance-Bomber Wing:


No 18 Squadron: Meharicourt. Blenheim Mk IV.

No 57 Squadron: Poix. Blenheim Mk IV.


50 Army-Cooperation Wing:


No 4 Squadron: Lysander. Monchy-Lagache det Clairmarais.

No 13 Squadron: Lysander. Flamincourt.

No 53 Squadron: Crecy. Blenheim Mk IV.


51st Army-Cooperation Wing:


No 2 Squadron: Lysander. Abbeville dets Labuissière and Senon

No 26 Squadron: Lysander. Dieppe det Arras

No 59 Squadron: Poix. Blenheim Mk IV.




Also:
No 212 Squadron operating PR Spitfire Mk I.
No 81 Squadron operating De Havilland Dragon.
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Old 20th November 2006, 22:23
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Re: Order of battle RAF & B.E.F. on May 10,1940

Dear Bernard!
Sorry that I thank you so late, but I posed the question for a friend of mine who's writing a book. He saw your message but forgot to tell me about.... so apologies: but many many thanks in his name!
It will not happen again, I promess,
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