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    hello can anyone tell me anything about redhills lake india during 1944 as dad was stationed there on cats and interested .

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    191 Sqn, 225 Group, RAF ACSEA
    Based at Redhills lake since 1943 (detached from Korangi Creek, Karachi, India).
    Complete squadron moved there in November 1944. Moved to Koggala, Ceylon in 1945.
    Other detachments at Cochin, India in 1943, and Chittagong, India, Nov 44.
    Flew on Catalinas such as Catalina IB FP307/V, IV/IVB: JX296/X (Nov 44), JX310/V, JX343/R, JX350/S, JX355/X (Dec 44), JX374/Z.


    Also 240 Sqn (reformed in July 1945) as seen on this photo

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    thanks for that he flew with 210 sqd with FP174 and JX576and FP 131 AM266 FP536 Z 2147 VA728 Z2146 VA723 then moved with 240 SQD to india in VA732 in which they flew to bangalore and he stayed with that plane thru 1944 with just one excurtion to VA 716 but generally his time was spent with 732 . In addition he also did his time with lancs and wellingtons.

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