No. 95 Squadron RAF


No. 95 Squadron RAF
No. 95 Squadron RAF
95Squadron badge
Official Squadron Badge of 95 Squadron RAF
Active (RFC) 8 October 1917 - 4 July 1918
(RAF) 16 January 1941 - 30 June 1945
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg Royal Air Force
Role Coastal Command
Motto Trans mare exivi - 'I went out over the sea.'
Aircraft Short Sunderland
Battle honours World War II
• Africa
• Atlantic
• Mediterranean
Insignia
Squadron Badge heraldry On a mount in waves of the sea in front of a palm tree, a crowned crane displayed.
Squadron Codes PX allocated April 1939 - September 1939
SE January 1941 - August 1942

No. 95 Squadron was a squadron of the RFC and RAF.

Contents

History

In World War I

8 October 1917 - 4 July 1918

In World War II

  • Created at Pembroke Dock on 16 January 1941. Initially three Short Sunderland flying boats
  • Moved to Freetown, Sierra Leone, on 17 March 1941
  • Moved to Gambia in March 1943, with detachments from Sierra Leone, Dakar and Liberia
  • Disbanded on 30 June 1945

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