Hurricanes in the Far East – 261 Squadron

Robert Walker’s grandfather, Sgt Leslie William Hickman of the RAAF served with 261 Squadron – which was based in Ceylon and India during the 1942-1943 Period. His grandfather preserved several photographs of the Hurricanes of the Squadron that Rob has kindly shared with our site.

Richard Cleaver in front of Hurricane BG882, in which he claimed a B5N on 9 April 1942. via

Photos Courtesy of Rob Walker. More photographs contributed by Rob can be seen at

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