1315 (TRANSPORT) FLIGHT RAAF OF 300 WING
AT CAMDEN AND MASCOT AIRFIELD, NSW
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII

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1315 (T) Flight RAF of 300 Wing RAF operated Dakota IVs at Camden in New South Wales during WWII. They arrived there from RAF Station Merryfield, Somerset in England on 17 April 1945. 1315 (T) Flight was a communications type flight.

1315 (T) Flight initially operated four Liberator C.VIIs out of Mascot Airfield as they were too large for Camden Airfield. They were serviced by 145 Staging Post RAF at Mascot. Two of the Liberators were configured for VIPs and the other two were configured for normal passenger operations. In February 1945, 1315 (T) Flight operated six Liberator C.VIIs.

1315 (T) Flight relocated to Archerfield Airfield in Brisbane on 1 May 1945. The Dakotas of 1315 (T) Flight started to return to England on 2 March 1946

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

"Under the Southern Cross: The B-24 Liberator in the South Pacific" by Bob Livingstone

 

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