611 Squadron is based at RAF Woodvale in Merseyside. Personnel provide support in flight operations, intelligence, ground engineering, logistics, personnel & training, media and chaplaincy services to augment UK Main Operating Bases and units deployed on operations. Personnel are recruited from a wide range of backgrounds from across North West England and beyond. The Squadron has supported operations in Kuwait, Cyprus, Kosovo and the Falkland Islands, as well as providing support to UK Main Operating Bases.

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1936   Formed at Speke (now Liverpool John Lennon) Airport.

1940   Spitfire sqn in Battle of France & Battle of Britain.

1944   Air patrols for Invasion of Normandy.

1946   Reformed at RAF Woodvale.

1951   Converted from Spitfires to Gloster Meteors at RAF Hooton Park.

1957   Disbanded.

2013   Reformed at RAF Woodvale.


1940   Battle of Britain

1940  Dunkirk

1942   Dieppe

1944   Normandy

1939 – 1945   Channel and North Sea

1940 – 1945   Home Defence

1944 – 1945   France and Germany