No.695 Squadron

In front of a maunch, three arms in armour conjoined
Badge
In front of a maunch, three arms in armour conjoined
Motto
We exercise their arms
Formed
01 December 1943
Disbanded
11 February 1949

No 695 Squadron was formed at RAF Bircham Newton on 1 December 1943 from Nos 1611 and 1612 Flights for anti-aircraft co-operation duties. It operated over East Anglia. On 11 February 1949 the unit was renumbered No 34 Squadron.


AIRCRAFT

Henley 1943 - 1944
Hurricane II 1943 - 1945
Lysander I/II 1943 - 1944
Martinet 1943 - 1945
1946 - 1949
Spitfire V 1944 - 1945
Vengeance IV 1945 - 1947
Spitfire XVI 1945 - 1949
Oxford 1946 - 1949
Harvard 1946 - 1949
Beaufighter 10 1949 - 1949


Reference Sources

The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force
James J Halley Air Britain (Historians) Ltd 1988

RAF Squadrons
Wg Cdr C G Jefford Airlife 2001

Coastal Support and Special Squadrons of the RAF and their aircraft
John D R Rawlings Jane’s Publishing 1982

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