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WW2 Quetta RAF
« on: Sunday 05 March 17 19:26 GMT (UK) »
RAF
Bomber Command WW2-
Was they stationed ln
Quetta ?Or near there during
The war.


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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #2 on: Monday 06 March 17 13:46 GMT (UK) »
Hello maxD
I haven't unearthed anything
As yet
My dad was in Burma and other
Secret places.
Just wondered as he left a  personal camera -snapshot -of the memorial -of the women and children who died- in the Great Earthquake of 1935
 he was in RAF WW2 .

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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #3 on: Monday 06 March 17 16:37 GMT (UK) »
I take it you haven't got his service record which should tell you where he was and when?

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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #4 on: Monday 06 March 17 18:16 GMT (UK) »
I know WW1 there was a RAF base near there.
As to WW2 ?.
As to his service record  maybe one day -
Dad kept his time/place
During WW2 to himself that's
What he wanted.
I shall honour his wishes


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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #5 on: Monday 06 March 17 19:16 GMT (UK) »
Understood.  The the simple answer to your question is yes, there was a RAF Station at Quetta, example https://www.flickr.com/photos/59662214@N06/5988225319 but whether any Bomber Command squadrons were based there I'm afraid I don't know.

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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #6 on: Monday 06 March 17 19:24 GMT (UK) »
The quick answer is no Bomber Command units stationed anywhere near Quetta (edit - brain fade) 1939 to 45.

Bomber Command was a formation geographically limited to the UK.

The longer answer is that bomber role aircraft were stationed near Quetta but flying under Command other than Bomber Command.

Ross
Sea Losses of RAF Aircraft 1918 to date.

RAF Coastal Command 1939-45.

Between the Wars RAF Officers and Warrant Officers.

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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #7 on: Monday 20 March 17 22:30 GMT (UK) »
Could he have been a member of 31 Squadron? They were out and about in that general area.
Dixon - London/Liverpool
Morris - Liverpool
Williams - Liverpool
Hill - Gloucester
Walker - London
Nelson - Liverpool
Martin - Gloucester
Simcock - Liverpool

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Re: WW2 Quetta RAF
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 21 March 17 14:29 GMT (UK) »
Yes I would agree with RAF Commands.
 Bomber Role Aircraft fits dads picture.
Thankyou all for your replies