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208 Sqn 100th Anniversary 26 October 2016

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Roll of Honour

The Naval 8 / 208 Squadron Association salutes those who flew and fought on the Squadron in the Great War 1916 - 1918.

The Association is indebted to Colin Buxton for his dedicated research.

The Naval Eight / 208 Squadron Association Website has now reached an impressive 1000 pages. These are packed with the anecdotes and photographs of those who have served with the Squadron throughout its illustrious history.

Click HERE to access a guide to the main features of the Website and how to use it.

One Thousand Pages!

First Reunion Lunch

The Association is deeply saddened to announce the death of Flt Lt Freddie Nicholl DFC, who passed away on 14 May 2021. Freddie served with 208 Squadron during 1942 and 1943. Click HERE to read his Obituary, which was published in the Daily Telegraph on 2 June 2021.

Freddie Nicholl In Memoriam

The 2021 Edition of the Association’s Annual Newsletter has been published. To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the disbandment of 208 as a Hunter squadron, this year’s issue is a bumper 20 pages.

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2021 Newsletter Published

21 Aug 21 was the 50th anniversary of the end of the Hunter era, the temporary disbandment of 208 Sqn and its withdrawal from the Middle East after 51 years of unbroken service in the region. Click HERE to read an account of the Hunter’s service with 208.

The End of the Mighty Hunter

Twenty-nine members and their guests attended the first Reunion Lunch in the Association's history at the RAF Club on Sunday 24 October 2021, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Hunter era.

Click HERE to read a full account of the event.

2022 Newsletter Published

The 2022 Edition of the Association’s Newsletter has now been published. This year’s full colour issue contains articles on Gulf War I, the Return of the Hunter, Meteor Aerobatics, the Chanak Crisis, Sopwith Triplanes, the Memoirs of a MT Driver and More about Naval Eight. It also includes details of the 2022 Reunion, which will be held at the Coombe Manor Hotel in Warwickshire.

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