ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.
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Acting Squadron Leader H J L Hallowes, sitting on the wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB "City of Bombay" at Scorton, Yorkshire, upon assuming the command of No. 122 Squadron RAF. A veteran of the Battle of Britain, Hallowes had shot down at least 19 enemy aircraft by November 1940, while flying with No. 43 Squadron RAF. He added to his victories with 122 Squadron, and also commanded Nos. 222 and 504 Squadrons RAF before the end of the war, by which time his score was over 21.
Squadron Leader H J L Hallowes, CO of No. 122 Squadron, with his Supermarine Spitfire Mk V at Scorton in Yorkshire, December 1941.
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- Royal Air Force, 43 Squadron
- Royal Air Force, 504 Squadron
- Royal Air Force, 122 Squadron
- Royal Air Force, 222 Squadron
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