No. 7 Squadron RCAF

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No. 7 Squadron RCAF
Active 1935-1939, 1941-1945
Country  Canada
Branch Air Force Ensign of Canada (1941-1968).svg Royal Canadian Air Force
Role Bomber Reconnaissance
Part of RCAF Western Air Command
Battle honours Pacific Coast 1941-1945[1]
Disbanded 25 July 1945

No. 7 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron was a Royal Canadian Air Force squadron that was active during the Second World War. It was formed on 29 January 1936 at RCAF Station Rockcliffe as General Purpose squadron before being disbanded on 10 September 1939 and its personnel dispersed among other units. It was reformed at RCAF Station Prince Rupert on 8 December 1941 and was primarily used in an anti-submarine role with RCAF Western Air Command. The squadron flew the Blackburn Shark, Supermarine Stranraer, Consolidated Canso and Consolidated Catalina before disbanding a final time on 25 July 1945.[2]