|No 46 Squadron was formed on the 19th of April 1916
at Wyton and was disbanded on the 31st of December 1919. "B" Flight of
No 17 Squadron was re-numbered to No 46 Squadron on the 3rd of September
1936 an expanded to a full Squadron. It was re-equipped with Hawker
Hurricanes in March 1939 at Digby. They fought in Norway.
In September 1940
they moved south to the North Weald Sector where they were heavily involved
in the fighting. The Squadron was issued with its first 4 cannon armed
I ((V7360) PO B) and on the 5th of
September 1940 A.C.Ragagliati
shot down a Bf 109.