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No. 30 Squadron Royal Air Force



25th Aug 1939 

June 1940 War against Italian forces

3rd Nov 1940 Move to Greece

15th April 1941 Evacuation from Greece

16th April 1941 Airfield bombed

17th April 1941 Withdrawal to Crete

19th April 1941 Battle of Athens

1st May 1941 Withdrawal from Greece

19th May 1941 Defence of Crete

14th June 1941 Re-equipped in Egypt

December 1941 Operation Crusader

25th Feb 1942 Embarked for the Far East

5th April 1942 Japanese air raid

12th Feb 1944 Move to India

25th April 1944 Moved and re-equipped

August 1945 


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Those known to have served with

No. 30 Squadron Royal Air Force

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Childs Eric Borlase. Sgt. (d.15th November 1940)
  • Stewart John George. Sgt. (d.15th Nov 1940)
  • Stott Donald. Cpl. (d.15th Nov 1940)
  • Tubberdy William. Sgt. (d.18th Dec 1940)

The names on this list have been submitted by relatives, friends, neighbours and others who wish to remember them, if you have any names to add or any recollections or photos of those listed, please Add a Name to this List

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Sgt. Eric Borlase Childs 30th Sqd. (d.15th November 1940)

Pilot Eric Borlase Childs was the son of Wing Cdr. H. B. T. Childs, R.A.F., and Enid Mary Childs, of Looe, Cornwall.

He was 22 when he died and is buried in the Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery in Albania

s flynn



Sgt. John George Stewart 30 Squadron. (d.15th Nov 1940)

John Stewart was the son of John William and Susan Stewart, of Amble, Northumberland. He was 24 when he died and is buried in the Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery, Albania. He is remembered on the Special Memorial E his grave having been lost.

s flynn



Cpl. Donald Stott 30 Sqdn. (d.15th Nov 1940)

Donald Stott was the son of Arthur C. Stott and Sarah A. Stott; nephew of Beatrice Dennis, of Normanton, Yorkshire.

He was 23 when he died and is buried in the Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery, Albania. He is remembered on the Special Memorial "E" as his grave has since been lost.

s flynn



Sgt. William Tubberdy 30 Sqdn. (d.18th Dec 1940)

Sgt. Tubberdy was the son of Clara L. Tubberdy, of Warrington, Lancashire.

He was 21 when he died and is buried in the Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery, Albania. He is remembered on the Special Memorial "E" his grave having since been lost.

s flynn







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