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Royal New Zealand Air Force

no. 14 fighter squadron

no. 14 fighter squadron

Formed April 1942. Reformed after the war and served with the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan. At present serving in Cyprus as a fighter ground-attack squadron.

Aircraft: Kittyhawks, 1942–44; Corsairs, 1944–47.

Commanding Officers
Squadron Leader J. N. McKenzie April 1942–February 1943
Squadron Leader J. B. Fitzgerald February–June 1943
Squadron Leader S. G. Quill June 1943–April 1944
Squadron Leader J. C. Blundell April–June 1944
Squadron Leader D. W. Cocks July 1944–February 1945
Squadron Leader P. R. McNab February–June 1945
Squadron Leader J. R. C. Kilian June–September 1945
Tours of Duty
New Zealand April 1942–April 1943
Santo April–June 1943
October–November 1943
November–December 1944
March 1945
Guadalcanal June–July 1943
February 1944
June 1944
New Georgia November–December 1943
Bougainville February–March 1944
June–August 1944
April–May 1945
Green Island December 1944–January 1945
Emirau July–October 1945