No.117 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

The official lineage of the No.117 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron.

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Battle honours

The Second World War

NORTH-WEST ATLANTIC, 1941-1943.

Lineage

  • Authorized as 'No.117 (Fighter) Squadron' 1 April 1938.Footnote 1
  • Redesignated 'No.117 (Coast Artillery Co-Operation) Squadron' 1 May 1939.Footnote 2
  • Disbanded 28 October 1939.Footnote 3
  • Reformed as 'No.117 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 1 August 1941.Footnote 4
  • Disbanded 20 November 1941.Footnote 5
  • Reformed 27 April 1942.Footnote 6
  • Disbanded 15 December 1943.Footnote 7

Operational history

The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti-submarine operations in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Cape Breton Island areas under 'Eastern Air Command'.Footnote 8

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