160 Squadron RAF

Details on 160 Squadron's "Special Flight"

Liberators listed as serving with 160 Squadron
Includes the "fates" of the aircraft.

160 Squadron Association Newsletters

Next Squadron Association Reunion -- September 2013
(Notice and Form as PDF file)

The Canadians on 160 Squadron
(including some photos)

Photo-Reconnaissance Tactics, 160 Squadron by J. Jackson

F/Lt. Mullins' Photographs.
F/Lt. Mullins served with 160 Squadron in the 1943-44 period; here are his photos from that time.

Leroy Schroeder's Life in the RCAF
Leroy Schroeder served in the RCAF from 1941 to 1946.
Leroy wrote this story of his career, including his time on 160 Squadron.
Thanks to the generosity of his daughter, it is now available to read.
(File in PDF/A format)

Information Provided by Les Crawley
160 Squadron Honour Role
Notes on 160 losses and casualties

Information from the Official Records

Report on the ditching of BZ828

Report on the ditching of FL911

Report on minelaying tactics

The squadron records -- Form 540 "Summary of Activities" Jan. 43 to Mar. 44

All records for 1942, by month, with index of names as a PDF file
(note: draft format, with some "?" marks where it was hard to transcribe; most of these records pertain to operations in the U.K. and M.E.)

All records for 1943, by month, with index of names as a PDF file
(note: draft format, with very little editing of the transcription done so far)

All records for 1944, by month, with index of names as a PDF file
(note: draft format, with some ? marks where it was hard to transcribe)

All records for 1945, by month, with index of names as PDF file
(note: draft format; Forms 540 and 541 are "getting there", but the appendices need a lot of work)

All records for 1946, by month, with index of names as PDF file
(note: draft format -- post war records have few details of flights)

 

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Robert Quirk

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Last updated Sept. 12, 2013