|463 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force|
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Updated: 21 Sep 10
Formed: 25 Nov 1943, RAF Waddington
Disbanded: Sep 1945
Squadron was based at:
RAF Waddington :: 25 Nov 1943 - 3 Jul 1945
RAF Skellingthorpe :: 3 Jul 1945 - Sep 1945
Squadron code: JO
Lancaster MkI, MkIII :: Nov 1943 -
C Flight (aircrew, aircraft and ground crew) 467 Sqn RAAF formed 463 Sqn shortly after 467 Sqn's arrival at RAF Waddington in Nov 1943, becoming A Flt in the new Sqn. After less than three years' existence the Sqn was disbanded at RAF Skellingthorpe in Sep 1945.
Peter Johnson's 467 and 463 Sqn website has a wealth of statistics relating to the operations conducted by both Sqns during the Second World war; those for 463 Sqn can be found here.
J A Campbell, a mid-upper gunner who served on 463 Sqn RAAF and 61 Sqn RAF has contributed his memories of 463 Sqn to the site.
Sqn RAAF Website
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