Flying Officer Kenneth James Halsey EDMUNDS 282 Sqdrn. Killed on patrol.

Appears to have no Unit Motto or badge for 282 Squadrn.

Flying Officer Kenneth James Halsey EDMUNDS 282 Sqdrn. RAFVR Aircraft Lost on patrol.

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Medals/ Atlantic Star / France & Germany Star / Defence medal/ RAF Cap badge and RAFVR Lapel Badge. 39/45 Star Ribbon only/F&G No ribbon.
Various documentation including information on Squadron Patrols for submarines etc.
Personal Photo Album with many RAF Photographs of Aircraft and other members of the Unit.
War Grave Comm. Remembered Runnymead memorial.
No. 282 Squadron was formed at RAF Castletown, Scotland on 1 January 1943 as an air-sea rescue squadron. The squadron was equipped with the Supermarine Walrus and the Avro Anson. The squadron disbanded on 12 January 1944 when it was absorbed by 278 Squadron.
The squadron reformed at RAF Davidstow Moor on 1 February 1944 to provide air-sea rescue cover of the Western Approaches. The squadron kept the Walrus aircraft and additionally operated the Vickers Warwick and Supermarine Sea Otter.
At the end of the Second World War the squadron disbanded at RAF St Eval on 19 July 1945.

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