Category: No. 126 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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No. 126 Sqaudron on Wikipedia.

Formation and World War I

No. 126 Squadron Royal Flying Corps was formed on 1 March 1918 and became a unit of the Royal Air Force a month later, but it disbanded on 17 August 1918.

Reformation in World War II

The squadron reformed in 1941 as a fighter unit equipped with Hawker Hurricanes and was stationed in Malta to provide air defence for the island. It was re-equipped with Spitfires and then operated from Sicily and Italy. It moved to the UK in April 1944 and was disbanded on 10 March 1946 after a period equipped with the Mustang.

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1920 Bermuda - 21 Mar 1942

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