81 Squadron Crest
RAF No 81 Squadron

RAF No 81 Squadron Spitfire photographs

Heinkel He IIIH shot down by RAF 81Sqn near Bone Algeria 15th Nov 1942 IWM CNA73

Heinkel He IIIH shot down by RAF 81Sqn near Bone Algeria 15th Nov 1942 IWM CNA73

Operation TORCH: Flying Officer K L Waud (standing) of No. 81 Squadron RAF, accompanied by two other pilots, points to the damage on the wing of the Heinkel He-IIIH which he shot down near Bone, Algeria, on 15 November 1942.

Imperial War Museum IWM CN73 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205209172

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLA Colin Falkland Gray EN520 Tunisia Apr 1943 01

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLA Colin Gray EN520 TC15015 Supermarine Spitfire MkIX Page 28

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLA Colin Gray EN520 TC15015 Supermarine Spitfire MkIX Page 29

Supermarine Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FL-A Colin Falkland Gray EN520 Tunesia Apr 1943. On the 12th August 1943 Colin Falkland Gray who was escorting B-26 Marauders ran short of fuel and had to bail out North of Malta. He was rescued by HSL

FF 11-2-43 R-RH Cv IX 9MU 13-2-43 47MU 25-2-43 Wanderer 12-3-43 Gibraltar 24-3-43 Malta 1-7-43 Sicily 1-8-43 Engine cut abandoned N of Malta 12-8-43 SOC 13-8-43

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLL Larry Cronin EN204 Tunisia Apr 1943 01

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLV 1944 01

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 81Sqn FLV 1944 02

Spitfire MkIX RAF 81Sqn undergoing servicing at Tingley Algeria IWM CNA3836

Spitfire MkIX RAF 81Sqn undergoing servicing at Tingley Algeria IWM CNA3836

Supermarine Spitfire Mark IXs of No. 81 Squadron RAF undergoing servicing in the sunset at Tingley Algeria.

Imperial War Museum IWM CNA 3836 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205209484

Spitfire MkVb RAF 81Sqn with Sqn Ldr CF Gray at Souk el Khemis Tunisia IWM CNA629

Spitfire MkVbTrop RAF 81Sqn with Sqn Ldr CF Gray at Souk el Khemis Tunisia IWM CNA629

Squadron Leader C F Gray (walking towards the camera, wearing Mae West), Commanding Officer of No. 81 Squadron RAF, with other pilots and groundcrew, shortly after landing at Souk el Khemis ('Paddington'), Tunisia, following a sortie during which Gary shot down a Messerschmitt Bf 109G to claim his 20th victim. Behind them, Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX, EN445, received attention from the ground crew.

Imperial War Museum IWM CNA 629 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205209214

Spitfire MkVbs RAF 81Sqn FLZ FLJ FLR FLW n FLA the Hornchurch Wing IWM CH6380

Spitfire MkVbs RAF 81Sqn FLZ FLJ FLR FLW n FLA the Hornchurch Wing IWM CH6380

Five Spitfire Mark VBs of No. 81 Squadron RAF based at Hornchurch, Essex, flying in 'vic' formation.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 6380 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205126939

Spitfire MkVbs RAF 81Sqn FLZ FLJ FLR FLW n FLA the Hornchurch Wing IWM CH6381

Spitfire MkVbs RAF 81Sqn FLZ FLJ FLR FLW n FLA the Hornchurch Wing IWM CH6381a

Spitfire MkVbs RAF 81Sqn FLZ FLJ FLR FLW n FLA the Hornchurch Wing IWM CH6381

Spitfire VB's of No 81 Squadron, part of the Hornchurch wing, photographed in June 1942.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 6381 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205219400

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