612 Squadron RAuxAF

RAF Medical Reserves provides a full range of medical and supporting personnel.

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We stand guard by vigilance

About

  • Based at Leuchars Station in Fife. 
  • Provides clinical personnel from the medical, nursing and health professional fields to support the UK military.
  • Specialists in Aeromedical Evacuation and Deployed Pre-Hospital Care.
  • Personnel are recruited in Northern England and Scotland.

History

1938 – Formed at RAF Dyce (Aberdeen) in the Coastal Patrol role.

1941-43 – Fought in the battle of the Atlantic operating from various bases including Iceland.

1946 – Re-roled as part of Fighter Command flying Spitfires.

1951 – Became the first RAuxAF unit to fly the Vampire jet fighter which it retained until its disbandment in 1957.

1999 – Reformed as a RAuxAF Medical Reserve Unit.

2003 – Deployed to Iraq as an Aeromedical Surgical Support Unit.

Battle honours

612 Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time. 

Contact

612 Sqn RAF Medical Reserves, Leuchars Station, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0UL

Phone: 01334 857974

 

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