Subject Index: RAF Squadrons, Second World War: Nos.200-299

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Nos.1-99 RAF - Nos.100-200 RAF - Nos.201-299 RAF - Nos.300-361 RAF - RCAF - RAAF - RNZAF - IAF - SAAF - Nos.500-599 RAF - Nos.600-699 RAF - Nos.700-799 FAA - Nos.800-899 FAA - Nos.900-999 Balloon Barrage squadrons - Nos.1700-1863 FAA

200-299 RAF:

No. 200 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine patrols West Africa, then convoy escort and patrols Indian Ocean
No. 201 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Coastal Command
No. 202 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Meditarranean then home based
No. 203 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter then bomber squadron, Middle East then maritime patrols Far East
No. 204 Squadron (RAF) - Coastal Command, Home based then Iceland, Gibraltar, West Africa
No. 205 Squadron (RAF) - Flying Boat squadron, Far East
No. 206 Squadron (RAF) - Home-based Coastal Command squadron
No. 207 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Command
No. 208 Squadron (RAF) - Army cooperation Middle East then fighter-bomber, Italy
No. 209 Squadron (RAF) - Flying Boat squadron, Home based 1939-42, Indian Ocean from 1942
No. 210 Squadron (RAF) - Home based anti-submarine warfare
No. 211 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Squadron, Middle East then Far East, then ground attack Far East
No. 212 Squadron (RAF) - Photo Recon then Maritime Patrol, Indian Ocean
No. 213 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command then Meditarranean and Italy
No. 214 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Command, No.100 Group from 1944
No. 215 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Command, then India 1942-1945
No. 216 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber transport then transport squadron, Middle East
No. 217 Squadron (RAF) - Home based Coastal Command then anti-shipping from Malta, maritime patrol Far East
No. 218 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Command
No. 219 Squadron (RAF) - Night Fighter
No. 220 Squadron (RAF) - Coastal Command, general reconnaissance; anti-shipping then anti-submarine warfare.
No. 221 Squadron (RAF) - Maritime patrol and attack, home based then Mediterranean 
No. 222 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron
No. 223 Squadron (RAF) - Medium bomber squadron Mediterranean 1939-43; Electronic counter-measures Bomber Command 1944-45
No. 224 Squadron (RAF) - Maritime reconnaissance and anti-shipping then anti-submarine warfare
No. 225 Squadron (RAF) - Tactical Reconnaissance; Home based to 1942 then Mediterranean Theatre
No. 226 Squadron (RAF) - Bomber Command then 2nd Tactical Air Force
No. 227 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-shipping squadron, Mediterranean then Lancaster squadron Bomber Command
No. 228 Squadron (RAF) - Maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare
No. 229 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Squadron, Home Based 1939-41 and 1944-45; Mediterranean 1941-44
No. 230 Squadron (RAF) - Flying Boat Squadron, Far East and Middle East
No. 231 Squadron (RAF) - Reconnaissance and army cooperation then 2nd TAF then Ferry squadron
No. 232 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron, Far East then Mediterranean, then transport squadron Far East
No. 233 Squadron (RAF) - Coastal Command 1937-42; Anti-submarine Mediterranean 1942-44; Airborne forces/ transport 1944-45
No. 234 Squadron (RAF) - Home based Fighter Squadron
No. 235 Squadron (RAF) - Home based Coastal Command
No. 236 Squadron (RAF) - Home based Coastal Command
No. 237 Squadron (RAF) - Army co-operation Kenya, Sudan, Iraq, Iran; Fighter squadron Italy and southern France
No. 238 Squadron (RAF) - Home based fighter squadron 1939-41; Mediterranean 1941-44; Transport squadron Far East 1944
No. 239 Squadron (RAF) - Army co-operation then tactical reconnaissance 1940-1943; Night intruder 1944-45
No. 240 Squadron (RAF) - Flying boat squadron, home based to 1942 then to India
No. 241 Squadron (RAF) - Army co-operation then ground attack, North Africa and Italy
No. 242 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter command, then North Africa and Italy, then transport squadron
No. 243 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron Far East, then Mediterranean; then Transport squadron Pacific
No. 244 Squadron (RAF) - Patrol squadron, Iraq and Iran then anti-submarine patrols
No. 245 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command then 2nd TAF
No. 246 Squadron (RAF) - Coastal Command then Transport Command
No. 247 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command then 2nd Tactical Air Force
No. 248 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron with Fighter Command, then Coastal Command
No. 249 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command then Malta, Italy, Balkans
No. 250 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Middle East, North Africa, Italy
No. 251 Squadron (RAF) - Air-sea rescue and meteorological flights, Iceland
No. 252 Squadron (RAF) - Home based coastal patrols, then anti-shipping in Mediterranean
No. 253 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command, then to Mediterranean as fighter squadron, then bomber escort/ anti-shipping role.
No. 254 Squadron (RAF) - Maritime defence then torpedo bomber, North Coates strike wing
No. 255 Squadron (RAF) - Night Fighter, home based then Mediterranean
No. 256 Squadron (RAF) - Defensive night fighters, home based then Mediterranean then intruder over Balkans
No. 257 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter bomber squadron
No. 258 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command, then fighter squadron Far East and Burma
No. 259 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, Indian Ocean
No. 260 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron - home based then Middle East, North Africa, Italy
No. 261 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron Malta, Iraq, Palestine; fighter/ fighter-bomber squadron Burma
No. 262 Squadron (RAF) - Flying boat squadron, South Africa
No. 263 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter/ Fighter-bomber squadron
No. 264 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter Command - Night Fighter from August 1940
No. 265 Squadron (RAF) - Seaplane squadron, Indian Ocean and Red Sea
No. 266 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter then fighter-bomber squadron
No. 267 Squadron (RAF) - Transport squadron, Mediterranean, Italy and Burma
No. 268 Squadron (RAF) - Tactical reconnaissance
No. 269 Squadron (RAF) - Home based anti-shipping, anti-submarine from Iceland, misc maritime from Azores
No. 270 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-submarine warfare, West Africa
No. 271 Squadron (RAF) - Transport squadron, then airborne forces
No. 272 Squadron (RAF) - Long range fighter squadron, escort, ground attack and intruder, Mediterranean
No. 273 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter defences Ceylon, then ground attack Burma
No. 274 Squadron (RAF) - Fighter squadron North Africa, then anti V-1 and 2nd Tactical Air Force
No. 275 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 276 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 277 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 278 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 279 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 280 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 281 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 282 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 283 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 284 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue
No. 285 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 286 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 287 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 288 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 289 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 290 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 291 Squadron (RAF) - Anti-aircraft cooperation
No. 292 Squadron (RAF) - Air sea rescue Far East
No. 293 Squadron (RAF) - Air-sea rescue, North Africa and Italy
No. 294 Squadron (RAF)- Air-sea rescue, Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea
No. 295 Squadron (RAF) - Army Co-operation Command with No. 38 Wing
No. 296 Squadron (RAF) - Glider Tug squadron with No. 38 Group, Allied Expeditionary Air Force
No. 297 Squadron (RAF) - Glider Tug squadron with No. 38 Group, Allied Expeditionary Air Force
No. 298 Squadron (RAF) - Glider Tug squadron of Army Co-operation Command with No. 38 Wing
No. 299 Squadron (RAF) - Airborne Forces, 1943-1945

Nos.1-99 RAF - Nos.100-200 RAF - Nos.201-299 RAF - Nos.300-361 RAF - RCAF - RAAF - RNZAF - IAF - SAAF - Nos.500-599 RAF - Nos.600-699 RAF - Nos.700-799 FAA - Nos.800-899 FAA - Nos.900-999 Balloon Barrage squadrons - Nos.1700-1863 FAA