The Naval 8 / 208 Squadron Association salutes those who flew and fought on the Squadron in the Great War 1916 -
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!
Robert Alexander Little
100 years ago in Sep 1922, 208 Sqn found itself spearheading what today would be termed an Air Expeditionary Wing at San Stefano near Constantinople in Turkey.
Click HERE to read Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork’s account of the episode.
Chanak Crisis -
80 years ago, on 23-
Click here to read Graham Pitchfork’s account of one of 208 Squadron’s finest actions.
El Alamein -
The 2022 Reunion of the Naval Eight / 208 Squadron Association was held in the beautiful surroundings of the Coombe Abbey Hotel near Coventry on Sat 22 October 2022.
2022 Reunion Lunch
22 May 23 marked the 75th anniversary of the world’s last piston-
Click here to read Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork’s historical account of the engagement.
The Last Piston Air Combat
Robert Alexander Little, DSO & Bar, DSC & Bar is generally regarded as the most successful Australian flying ace, with an official tally of 47 victories. 27 May 2023 marked the 105th Anniversary of his death in action at the age of only 22.
Click here to read a history of one of WWI’s greatest pilots.