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    Hi,

    According to "Source book of the RAF" n62 Wing formed at Hendon on 13/11/1939 and disbanded on 31/05/1940.

    Is this Wing sent to France between these dates ? if yes do we know where it posted ?

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    Bertrand

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    Hi Bertrand,

    61 Wing was definitely there with 607 and 615 squadron operating under them. I am heading to TNA at the end of the month to check our their ORB. However,

    I have also seen a mention that 60 Wing was in France too. Does your book mention those two?

    Jim

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    According to the SD161, Nos 60 and 61 Wings were sent to France together with No 62 Wing Servicing Unit but no HQ 62 Wing. By May 1940 Nos 60 and 61 Wings were still there but the Servicing Wing was now shown as No 61 Wing Servicing Unit.

    Malcolm

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    Thanks Malcolm for the explanations.

    Ken Delve also mentioned in his book 60 Wing (formed 30/8/39 and became n14 Group) and of course n61 Wing.

    Bertrand

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    According to SD161, No 60 Wing didn't become No 14 Group but it was part of No 14 Group when it formed.

    Malcolm

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