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Vital air-lift and search and rescue capability, supporting the UK's interests in the area.
A scorpion - approved by King George VI in December 1936.
1917 - Formed at Beaulieu.
1920 - Left the UK for the last time.
1940 - Flew during WWII in Africa, the Middle and the Far East.
2003 - The last RAF Squadron to operate the Westland Wessex.
Western Front 1917-1918*
Egypt and Libya 1940-1942*
Habbaniya, Iraq 1941
North Burma 1944*
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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