Squadron Identification Codes of WWII

A two letter code identified which squadron an aircraft belonged to. ie WS = 9 Sqdn

An additional letter identified the individual aircraft, ie WS-A = aircraft 'A'

Temporary replacement or additional aircraft were identified by underlining the identity letter or adding a number after the identity letter ie: WS-A - WS-A - WS-A2

Squadron Code
7 MG / XU
9 WS
10 ZA
12 PH / GZ
15 LS / DJ
18 WV
21 LS / QN / PH / YH
23 ??
35 TL / FB
37 LF
38 RL / HD
40 BL
44 KM
49 EA
50 VN
51 UT / MH / LK / C6
57 DX
58 BY / GE
61 QR
75 AA / JN
76 MP
77 KN
78 EY
82 UX
83 OL
85 VY
88 RI / RH
90 WP / XY
97 OF / XY
98 VO
99 LN
100 HW / FZ / JA
101 SR
102 DY
103 PM
104 EP
105 GB
106 ZN
107 OM
109 HS
110 AY / VE
114 RT
115 KO / AA / IL / A4
128 WG
138 AC / NF
139 XD
141 TW
142 QT / 4H
144 PL
149 TK / OJ
150 JN / IQ
153 P4
156 GT
157 ??
158 NP
161 JR
162 MA
163 CR
166 AS
169 VI
170 TC
171 6Y / EX
180 EV
186 XY / AP
 
Squadron Code
189 CA
192 DT
195 A4 / JE
196 ZO
199 EX
207 EM
214 BU / PX
218 HA / XH
223 6G
226 MQ
227 9J
239 ??
300 BH
301 GR
304 NZ
305 SM
311 KX
320 NO
342 OA
346 H7
347 L8
405 LQ
408 EQ
415 6U
419 VR
420 PT
424 QB
425 KW
426 OW
427 ZL
428 NA
429 AL
431 SE
432 QO
433 BM
434 IP / WL
455 OB
458 FU
460 AR / UV
462 Z5
463 JO / BO
464 SB
466 HD
467 PO
487 EG
514 JI / A2
515 3P
550 BQ
571 8K
576 UL
578 LK
582 6O
608 6T
617 AJ / KC / YZ
619 PG
620 D4 / QS
622 GI
623 IC
625 CF
626 UM
627 AZ
630 LE
635 FL / F2
640 C8
692 P3
1409 Flt ??

 

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