76 Squadron

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Title

76 Squadron

Military Unit Item Type Metadata

Unit History

The Squadron was formed at Archerfield, Queensland, March 1942. It served with distinction at Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea before deploying to the Strauss airfield, October 1942. It took part in Operation Potshot. Keith William "Bluey" Truscott died when he crashed his Kittyhawk while serving with this Squadron. It was disbanded 29 October 1948.

Parent Unit

73 Wing

Locations

Strauss

Dates

Strauss 5 October 1942 to 29 January 1943

Nation

Australia

Service

Air Force

Branch

Fighter

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Citation

“76 Squadron,” Northern Territory Library, accessed June 23, 2021, http://www.ntlexhibit.nt.gov.au/items/show/981.

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