No. 2778 Squadron RAF Regiment

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No. 2278 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment was an airfield defence squadron of the Royal Air Force.[1]

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Formation[edit]

The squadron was formed as No 778 (Ground Defence) Squadron at RAF Jurby, Isle of Man on 19 December 1941, having been unnumbered from the previous April. On 1 February 1942 all RAF Regiment Squadrons had 2000 added to their numbers thus the squadron was re-designated No. 2778 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment.

Service[edit]

No. 2778 Squadron remained at Jurby until it moved to RAF Manston in 1942. It converted to the Light Anti Aircraft role in May 1943. During the anti-Diver operations of 1944 it was based at Maidstone.

Disbandment[edit]

No. 2778 Squadron was disbanded in May 1945.

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