Squadron Royal Australian Air Force
Adversarius atque ferociter - Your opponents will retreat because of your courage
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Updated: 19 Dec 04
Formed: 7 Nov 1942
Disbanded: Oct 1945
Squadron was based at:
RAF Scampton :: 7 Nov 1942 - 24 Nov 1942
RAF Bottesford :: 24 Nov 1942 - 12 Nov 1943
RAF Waddington :: 12 Nov 1943 - 16 Jun 1945
RAF Metheringham :: 16 Jun 1945 - Oct 1945
Squadron code: PO
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.
During its 3-year existence, 467 Sqn RAAF aircrew and aircraft completed 3977 operational sorties out of which 105 were listed as missing in action. Exactly half of personnel listed as casualties were RAAF personnel: RAAF 382, RAF 355, RCAF 28 and RNZAF 3.
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 467 Sqn can be found here.
Sqn RAAF Website
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