Gloster Gladiator in 804 FAA Squadron service

804 Squadron
Formed on 1 December 1939 with four Sea Gladiators that had arrived from Donibristle to Hatston the previous day. Six more Sea Gladiators arrived from Wick to bring up the squadron to strength.
HMS Glorious
Serials Code Arrival Note Departure
N2266 RTP From Royal Navy Air Station, Donibristle. All black aircraft with the personal code for Captain R. T. Partridge RM.
 
N2272 G From Royal Navy Air Station, Worthy Down.    
N2274   From Royal Navy Air Station, Worthy Down.    
N2275   From Royal Navy Air Station, Worthy Down. 10/04/40 1 He 111 shared destroyed by Lt Smeeton.
27/04/40 1 He 111 claimed shared damaged by Lt Smeeton.
06/40 Crashed into the Pentland Firth.
 
N2276 H From Royal Navy Air Station, Worthy Down. 01/05/40 1 Ju 87 claimed damaged by Lt Cdr Cockburn.  
N2300   From 18 Sq.
From 13/08/40 at 804 Sq.
09/12/40 Taxiing accident at Skeabrae. 07/04/41 Packing Depot.
N5509     10/04/40 16:40 1/3 He 111 claimed by PO (A) Sabey.
19/04/40 1 sortie flown by PO (A) Sabey.
 
N5510     10/04/40 16:40 1/3 He 111 claimed by Sub-Lt Fell.
 
N5532        
N5533   11/04/40 Embarked in 802 Sq. on HMS Glorious.
04/40 Disembarked in UK.
23/04/40 Prestwick to Donibristle.
09/40 To 804 Sq.
  No further trace.
N5535        
N5538     10/04/40 16:40 1/3 He 111 claimed by PO (A) Peacock.
 

Gloster Gladiator in Commonwealth squadron service






Last modified 23 March 2014