HMS FORMIDABLE
ROYAL NAVY FLEET AIR ARM

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HMS Formidable

1841 Squadron           18 Corsairs

1842 Squadron          18 Corsairs

1844 Squadron           6 Hellcats

848 Squadron            12 Avengers

 


Photo:- via Peter Hosford

British Pacific Fleet after 3 months of operations of the coast of Japan from 24 May
to 24 August 1945 with HMS Formidable leading the way into Sydney Harbour.

 

Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm in Australia during WW2

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I would like to thank Dennis Whiley for his assistance with the above information. 

I'd also like to thank Peter Hosford (Canada) for his assistance with this web page. Peter was an LAM.E with 1771 Squadron on Kite 87 or 88.

 

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