Equipment and Location of British Fighter Squadrons
8th August, 1940
Squadron Equipment War Station NO. 10 GROUP, RUDLOE, NR. BATH
(Air Vice-Marshal Sir Quintin Brand)
Pembrey Sector 92 Spitfire Pembrey Filton Sector 87 Hurricane Exeter 213 Hurricane Exeter St. Eval Sector 234 Spitfire St. Eval 247 (One flight only) Gladiator Roborough Middle Wallop Sector (formerly in No. 11 Group) 238 Hurricane Middle Wallop 609 (West Riding) Spitfire Middle Wallop 604 (County of Middlesex) Blenheim Middle Wallop 152 Spitfire Warmwell NO. 11 GROUP, UXBRIDGE
(Air Vice-Marshal K. R. Park)
Tangmere Sector 43 Hurricane Tangmere 601 (County of London) Hurricane Tangmere 145 Hurricane Westhampnett Kenley Sector 615 (Auxiliary) Hurricane Kenley 64 Spitfire Kenley 111 Hurricane Croydon Biggin Hill Sector 32 Hurricane Biggin Hill 610 (County of Chester) Spitfire Biggin Hill 501 (County of Gloucester) Hurricane Gravesend 600 (City of London) Blenheim Manston 54 Spitfire Hornchurch 65 Spitfire Hornchurch 74 Spitfire Hornchurch 41 Spitfire Hornchurch Northolt Sector 1 Hurricane Northolt 257 Hurricane Northolt North Weald Sector 151 Hurricane North Weald 56 Hurricane Rochford 25 Blenheim Martlesham Debden Sector (formerly in No. 12 Group) 17 Hurricane Debden 85 Hurricane Martlesham NO. 12 GROUP, WATNALL, NR. NOTTINGHAM
(Air Vice-Marshal T. L. Leigh-Mallory)
Duxford Sector 19 Spitfire Duxford Coltishall Sector 242 Hurricane Coltishall 66 Spitfire Coltishall Wittering Sector 229 Hurricane Wittering 266 Spitfire Wittering 23 Blenheim Colly Weston Digby Sector 46 Hurricane Digby 611 (West Lancashire) Spitfire Digby 29 Blenheim Digby Kirton-in-Lindsey Sector 222 Spitfire Kirton-in-Lindsey 264 Defiant Kirton-in-Lindsey and Ringway Church Fenton Sector (formerly in No. 13 Group) 73 Hurricane Church Fenton 249 Hurricane Church Fenton 616 (South Yorkshire) Spitfire Leconfield NO. 13 GROUP, NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE
(Air Vice-Marshall R. E. Saul)
Catterick Sector 219 Blenheim Catterick Usworth Sector 607 (Auxiliary) Hurricane Usworth 72 Spitfire Acklington 79 Spitfire Acklington Turnhouse Sector 232 (One flight only) Hurricane Turnhouse 253 Hurricane Turnhouse 605 (County of Warwick) Hurricane Drem 141 Defiant Prestwick Dyce Sector 603 (City of Edinburgh) Spitfire Dyce and Montrose Wick Sector 3 Hurricane Wick 504 (County of Nottingham) Hurricane Castletown 232 (One flight only) Hurricane Sumburgh Aldergrove Sector 245 Hurricane Aldergrove
MOVES OF SQUADRONS, 8TH-23RD AUGUST, I 94O
9th August: No. 266 from Wittering to Hornchurch.
13th August: No. 602 (City of Glasgow) from non-operational to West-hampnett, exchanging with No. 145.
14th August: No. 74 from Hornchurch to Wittering; No. 249 from Church Fenton to Middle Wallop.
19th August: No. 616 (South Yorkshire) from Leconfield to Kenley, exchanging with No. 64; No. 85 from Debden Sector to Croydon, exchanging with No. 111; No. 17 from Debden to Tangmere, exchanging with No. 601 (County of London).
22nd August: No. 264 from Kirton-in-Lindsey to Hornchurch, exchanging with No. 266.
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