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12th December 2012

Sad news Just found out SGT. Thomas William Batchelor, 96 has passed away on 12.12.12. RIP Sir...

Thomas William Batchelor - 12-12-2012 RIP1

I would like to pass on my condolences to Paul and his family.

1st December 2012

F/LT. Ron Patterson (91)

Ron Patterson RAAF 152 squadron 1943-44 D

Into The Clouds By Richard Yallop & Ron Patterson

9th November 2012


F/LT. John Anderson (92)

152 Sqn019


27th September 2012

BBC Radio Solent 23.09.12

Richard Cartridge from BBC Radio Solent interview with Bill Smith about the Birth of the Black Panthers on 23.09.012

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Daily Echo Masthead copy

Bills story in the local Bournemouth Echo

Thursday 27th September 2012

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11th September 2012

W/O. Cyril Potter

Cyril Potter 152 squadron

Cyril flew MK V111 Spitfires in Burma

26th August 2012

Group Captain Paul (Gus) Ardeline, DFC RCAF

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Gus  Spit 152 Squadron 1945

This great model was made by Roy Sutherland

 from Barracuda Studios in the USA
Barracuda logo

19th July 2012

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Montage of photos from the events at Duxford, Polesden Lacey, WHsmith in Grantham and RAF Cranwell

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For the launch of the book we’ve got together with KiiWii Clothing

Main site photo 2

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25th June 2012

LAC. BRAMWELL C.S. HARVEY (91 Years old)

Bram & Me 24.06.12a

Bramwell served with the squadron as LAC. Engine Fitter,

 between 1941 - 1944 (3040 Echelon)

This photo was taken on 24th June at Bramwell’s Home in Barry.

5th May 2012




John served with the squadron from June 1943 - June 1944

4th March 2012

Another Ex-member Found F/O. Frank Lee

FO. Frank Lee website photo

Frank served with “A” Flight from Jan 1944 - Jan 1945.

AT Home with Frank

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30th January 2012

Happy Birthday Harry! 95

Major William Henry Hoffe DFC (SAAF) 152 sqn 1943-1945

Major William Henry Hoffe (47482) DFC SAAF joined 152 squadron as a Captain around September 1943 and commanded "B" Flight in India and Manipur. On the death of S/LDR Bruce Ingram DFC in July 44 at Palel, he was promoted to Major and took command of the squadron until Jan 45. He was awarded the DFC in early 1945.

Many thanks to Serena Macpherson one of Harry’s grand daughters for the photo above.

22nd February 2012

Another ex-member found F/SGT. Harry Ledger

Harry flies back from combat zone

Harry Ledger

Harry served with 152 from late 1945 - 1946, Spoke to Harry the other day nice to know he’s still with us.


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