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September 27, 2014

A diorama and outdoor exhibition on heavy traffic in Poperinge during the Great War was opened on the 19th September 2014 at the Gasthuiskapel (hospital chapel) Gasthuisstraat 1A. Included in the exhibition are photographs that Captain Dennis Glover took during the tim...

September 2, 2014

In recent weeks I have received several requests asking me to reserach the WW1 activities of airmen who served with 6 Squadron on the Western Front. Rather than keep the information off-line, I thought it would be a good idea to gradually build up a database of brief b...

August 14, 2014

On the 14th August 2014, Wing Commander Mike Baulkwill handed over command of 6 Squadron Royal Air Force to Wing Commander Jim Walls, who came from a position in Air Capability Planning at the MoD but has five years experience in flying the Typhoon.

June 18, 2014

After an absence of 96 years, the streamers my grandfather brought back from Belgium have returned in style to 6 Squadron Royal Air Force. My thanks to Squadron Leader Jim 'Rosie' Lee for making it all happen.

April 11, 2014

Flight of Typhoons join the Battle of Britain Hurricane in a flypast over Leuchars to celebrate the 100th birthday of 6 Squadron Royal Air Force.

Note that my grandfather's WW1 streamers flew with Sqn Ldr Jim 'Rosie' Lee in the leade Typhoon

April 11, 2014

A newly-restored Hurricane 2d of the Battle of Britain Flight joins 6 Squadron Royal Air Force in Celebrating its 100th birthday, flying from Coningsby to Leuchars on Friday 11th April 2014

April 11, 2014

Fresh paint job on the canard wings of a 6 Squadron Royal Air Force Typhoon to celebrate 100 years since the squadron was formed.

April 11, 2014

To celebrate the 100th birthday of 6 Squadron Royal Air Force, one of the squadron's Typhoons received a unique paint job.

April 11, 2014

Parade with pipe band for 6 Squadron Royal Air Force 100th birthday at Leuchars in Scotland.

March 20, 2014

To coincide with 6 Squadron's official 100th anniversary celebrations in April, I have donated the flight commander streamers that my grandfather brought back from Belgium in 1918. They are already in the safe hands of George Robertson (see photo) and will shortly be t...

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