No. 22 Squadron RNZAF

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No. 22 Squadron
Active 1942–194?
1944–1945
Country New Zealand New Zealand
Branch Royal New Zealand Air Force
Type Fighter bomber
Engagements Pacific theatre, World War II

No. 22 Squadron RNZAF was a squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Formed in August 1942, during World War II, at RNZF Station Onerahi equipped with the Hawker Hind, co-ordinating with New Zealand Army units providing training for air liaison officers. Reformed on 19 June 1944 at RNZAF Station Ardmore, equipped with Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair fighter bombers. The squadron served at airfields in Espiritu Santo, Guadalcanal, Bougainville and Emirau before being disbanded in September 1945.[1]

Commanding officers[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ p.329, Owen

References[edit]

  • Owen, R.E. Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939–45, Government Printer, Wellington, New Zealand 1955