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No.1 (Rhodesian) Squadron

On 19 September 1939 the two flights of aircraft deployed by the SRAU to Kenya were renamed No.1 (Rhodesian) Sqn. The Air Unit officially became the Southern Rhodesia Air Force. In April 1940, the sqn was redesignated No.237 (Rhodesian) Sqn and absorbed in to the Royal Air Force.

Air Bases:
Base Duration
Nairobi August 1939 - April 1940

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Badge Example Serials
Hawker Hart4August 1939 - April 1941 SR1,SR2,SR3
Hawker Audax I4August 1939 - September 1940 SR10,SR11,SR12,SR13

Unit Insignia:
Figure 1


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