Catalogue description 5136 (Bomb Disposal) Squadron, formed La Marsa (Tunisia) 1 December 1943. Includes 6230,...

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Details of AIR 29/60/1
Reference: AIR 29/60/1

5136 (Bomb Disposal) Squadron, formed La Marsa (Tunisia) 1 December 1943. Includes 6230, 6231, 6232, 6232 BD Flights; includes 5136/1-8 Airfield BD Sections; locations include Borzo, Corsica; Malta; Alghero, Sardinia; Bari, Italy, Foggia; By March 1944 HQ moved to Bari; Flights located at Capodichino, Foggia, Ajaccio, Termoli, Vasta, Bari, Lago, Trigno, Canne, Reghaia, Corsica, Malta, Alghero, Cerignale, Grottaglie; HQ moved to Naples 20 May 1944; other locations include Borizzo, Anzio, Breco, Venafro; by August 1944 locations include Jesi, Orvieto, Cecina, Frejus, Cuers, Siena, Biferno, Chiaravalletto, Piagolino, Perugia, Ramatuella, Sistrou France, Pescara, Loreta; By September locations include Hassani (Greece), Florence, Leghorn, Prkos (Yugoslavia); by May 1945 locations include Klagenfurt (Austria); Appendices include photographs and plans of bomb damage at Foggia Marshalling Yards

Note: Open in 1972
Date: 1943 Dec-1945 Dec
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: IIM/FD82/1 and 1A
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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