No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Fighter Squadron


Badge: Czech Lion in front of sword
Motto: "WE FIGHT TO REBUILD"

Code Letters: NN
Date of Establishment: 12th July 1940
Place of Establishment: Duxford
Date of Disbandment: 14th September 1945
Place of Disbandment: Praha - Kbely

 

No. 310 Squadron Stations

Station From To
Duxford, Cambridgeshire
detachment Coltishall, Norfolk  
12.07.1940
26.03.1941
26.06.1941
01.04.1941
Martlesham Hearth, Suffolk 26.06.1941 19. 07.1941
Dyce, Aberdeenshire
detachment Montrose, Angus
19. 07.1941
21. 07.1941
09.12.1941
09.12.1941
01.11.1941
15.12.1941
Perranporth, Cornwall 24.12.1941 07.03.1942
Warmwell, Dorset 07.03.1942 21.03.1942
Perranporth, Cornwall 21.03.1942 07.05.1942
Exeter, Devon
detachment Bold Head, Devon
detachment Redhill, Surrey
07.05.1942
12.05.1942
30.06.1942
26. 06.1943
26.06.1943
07.07.1942
Castletown, Caithness
detachment Sumburgh, Shetland Isles
26.06.1943
19.07.1943
20.09.1943
20.09.1943
Ibsley, Hampshire 20.09.1943 02.12.1943
Llanberd, Merioneth 02.12.1943 14.12.1943
Ibsley, Hampshire 14.12.1943 20.02.1944
Mendlesham, Suffolk 20.02.1944 28.03.1944
Southend, Essex 28.03.1944 03.04.1944
Appledram, Sussex 03.04.1944 22.06.1944
Tangmere, Sussex 22.06.1944 03.07.1944
Lympne, Kent 03.07.1944 11.07.1944
Digby, Lindcolnshire
detachment Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire
11.07.1944
13. 07.1944
28.08.1944
27. 8.1944
North Weald, Hertfordshire 28.08.1944 29.12.1944
Bradwell Bay, Essex 29.12.1944 27. 02.1945
Manston, Kent 27. 02.1945 13.08.1945
Praha - Ruzyně (ČSR) 13.08.1945 14.09.1945
Praha - Kbely (ČSR) 14.09.1945 15.02.1946

 

No. 310 Squadron Commanding Officers

Commanding Officer From To
S/Ldr Alexander Hess, DFC 12.07.1940 28.02.1941
S/Ldr George D.M. Blackwood (British) 12.07.1940 01.01.1941
S/Ldr František Weber 28.02.1941 07.04.1942
S/Ldr Jerrard J. Jefferies-Latimer, DFC (British) 01.01.1941 07.07.1941
S/Ldr František Dolezal, DFC 07.04.1942 15.01.1943
S/Ldr Emil Foit 15.01.1943 13.01.1944
S/Ldr Hugo Hrbáček 13.01.1944 21.05.1944
S/Ldr Václav Raba 21.05.1944 15.09.1944
S/Ldr Jiří Hartman 15.09.1944 ČSR

 

A Flight Commanding Officers

A Flight Commanding Officer From To
F/Lt Jaroslav Malý 12.07.1940 12.12.1940
F/Lt Gordon J. Sinclair, DFC (British) 12.07.1940 12.12.1940
F/Lt František Doležal 12.12.1940 07.04.1942
F/Lt Patrick B.G. Davies (British) 12.12.1940 29.08.1941
F/Lt Václav Bergman 07.04.1942 01.10.1942
F/Lt Vladislav Chocholín 01.10.1942 01.02.1943
F/Lt Hugo Hrbáček 01.02.1943 15.10.1943
F/Lt Jiří Hartman 15.10.1943 11.08.1944
F/Lt Miroslav Diviš 11.08.1944 06.01.1945
F/Lt Karel Drbohlav 06.01.1945 ČSR

 

B Flight Commanding Officers

B Flight Commanding Officer From To
F/Lt František Rypl 12.07.1940 10.12.1940
F/Lt Jerrard J. Jefferies, DFC (British) 12.07.1940 01.01.1941
F/Lt František Weber 10.12.1940 28.02.1941
F/Lt M.W.B. Knight (British) 15.02.1941 08.03.1941
F/Lt Svatopluk Janouch 28.02.1941 29.05.1941
F/Lt Crelin W. Bodie, DFC (British) 08.03.1941 03.06.1941
F/Lt Miloslav Kredba 29.05.1941 14.02.1942
F/Lt Emil Foit 14.02.1942 15.11.1942
F/Lt František Burda 15.11.1942 27.02.1943
F/Lt Jiří Hartman 27.02.1943 01.06.1943
F/Lt Vladislav Chocholín 01.06.1943 24.09.1943
F/Lt Bohuslav Kimlička 24.09.1943 06.12.1943
F/Lt Václav Raba 06.12.1943 21.05.1944
F/Lt František Bernard 22. 5.1944 ČSR

 

Used Aircraft Types

Aircraft Type From To
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I July 1940 March 1941
Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIA March 1941 December 1941
Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIB June 1941 November 1941
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIA October 1941 December 1941
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VB November 1941 March 1944
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VC July 1942 March 1944
Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk.VI July 1943 September 1943
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IXC January 1944 June 1944
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IXE June 1944 July 1944
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk.IX July 1944 July 1944
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VB July 1944 September 1944
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk.IX August 1944 August 1945
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IXE July 1945 ČSR

 

Staff of No. 310  Squadron 

 

Sources & Literature

 


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