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No. 99 Squadron R.A.F.

Description of the Squadron's Badge A puma salient
Squadron's Motto: Quisque tenax (Each tenacious)
Formation date: 26th February 1916
   
   
   
Brief History:

Disbanded 4/20 renumbered No.27 squadron. Reformed 4/24 (Bomber) and Disbanded 11/45. Reformed 1711/47 (transport) and disbanded January 1976

Reformed 2001

   
Squadron Bases & Airfields   Equipment Used and Dates
Newmarket 1/9/1939   Heyford 12/1933-11/1938
Detachments Lossiemouth, Salon circa 9/1939   Wellington I 10/19138-12/19139
Waterbeach 8/3/1941   Wellington IA 9/1913-4/1940
en route India, Squadron split up 12/2/1942   Wellington IC 3/1940-2/1942
Reestablished at Ambala 1/6/1942   Wellington II 7/1941-10/1941
Detachments Solan and Pandeveswar   Wellington IC 10/1942-5/1943
Pandeveswar 12/9/1942   Wellington III 4/1943-8/1944
Digri 24/10/1942   Wellington X 4/1943-8/1944
Chaktala 3/4/1943   Liberator BVI 9/1944-11/1945
Jessore 14/6/1943   York C1 11/1947-9/1949
Dhubalia 27/8/1944   C-17 Globemaster 2001 -
 
Detachments Agartala, Kumbhirgram    
Cocos Island 1/8/1945-15/11/1945    
Lyneham 17/11/1947
   
     
     

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