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605 (R) Squadron RAuxAF prepares logistics and police personnel for mobilisation in support of the RAF.
I never sleep
1926 – Formed as a Bomber Unit at RAF Castle Bromwich.
1939 to 1945 – Saw action in the Battle of Britain, Malta, the Far East and protecting London from incoming V1 rockets.
1954 – HRH Princess Margaret presented the Squadron with its Standard at RAF Honiley.
1957 – Disbanded.
2014 – Reformed as a 38 Group Logistics Support Squadron at RAF Cosford.
Battle Honours emblazoned on the Squadron Standard are:
Battle of Britain, 1940*
Eastern Waters, 1942*
Fortress Europe, 1942 – 1943*
Home Defence, 1944*
France and Germany, 1944 – 1945*
The Squadron Standard is laid up in the Parish Church of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, Castle Vale, which was built on the original site of RAF Castle Bromwich.
RAF Policemen and women work to prevent and detect crime, ensuring the security of personnel, information, and equipment of RAF bases and on operations.
Plan, organise and prepare meals for our personnel at home, overseas, on the ground and in the air. RAF Chefs also cater for VIPs and cook in the field under canvas.
605 (County of Warwick) Squadron, Fulton Block, RAF Cosford, Wolverhampton, WV7 3EX
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For recruitment enquiries, please phone: 0345 606 9069
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