Polish Eagle Polish Air Force Squadrons
in Lincolnshire

 

Summary
Type Squadron
Day Fighter 302, 303, 306, 316, 317
Night Fighter 307
Bomber 300, 301, 305
Army Cooperation 309

Wellington - 12.4k Defiant - 11.6k
Spitfire - 9.3k

Polish Air Force Squadrons based in Lincolnshire
Squadron Based at From / To Aircraft
300 Swinderby
Hemswell
Ingham
Faldingworth
22 Aug 1940
to
28 Dec 1946
Battle
Wellington
Lancaster
301 Swinderby
Hemswell
29 Aug 1940
to
7 Apr 1943
Battle
Wellington
302 Kirton in Lindsey
Digby (Detachment)
1 Feb 1943
to
17 Apr 1943
Spitfire
303 Kirton in Lindsey
(Detachment
to Redhill
August 1942)
15 Jun 1942
to
1 Feb 1943
Spitfire
305 Hemswell
Ingham

 

Faldingworth
23 Jul 1942
to
5 Sep 1943
- and -
15 Oct 1946
to
6 Jan 1947
Wellington

 

Mosquito
306 Kirton in Lindsey 3 May 1942
to
14 Jun 1942
Spitfire
307 Kirton in Lindsey

 

Coleby Grange
5 Sep 1940
to
7 Nov 1940
- and -
2 Mar 1944
to
6 May 1944
Defiant

 

Mosquito
309 Wellingore 5 Nov 1943
to
24 Nov 1943
Mustang
316 Kirton in Lindsey
(Detachment)

 

Digby
(Detachment)
16 Aug 1942
to
20 Aug 1942
- and -
20 Dec 1943
to
4 Jan 1944
Spitfire
317 Kirton in Lindsey 10 Feb 1943
to
29 Apr 1943
Spitfire

 

Other Polish Air Force units based in Lincolnshire

16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School
18 (Polish) Operational Training Unit
16 School of Technical Training
Polish Air Force Film Unit
4 Polish Holding Unit


Polish Air Force Depot
RAF (Polish) Record Office
Polish Resettlement Corps

 

all text © Mike Ingham
photographs © Polish sources


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