Apply to join the IX(B) Squadron Association

The IX(B) Squadron Association welcomes new members.

Full membership of the Association is available to anyone of any rank who has served on the Squadron as either Groundcrew or Aircrew at any time since its formation at St. Omer, France in 1914 to the present time.

Associate membership is available to other personnel who have an interest in IX(B) Squadron and the Charitable aims of it’s Association.

All applications for membership should be submitted to The Secretary for consideration.

The Association aims to foster and maintain the comradeship and the “Esprit de Corps” generated by the common experience of having served with a senior front line operational squadron, whose exploits and achievements have carved a niche in the annals of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force.

The Association Reunion is held annually, usually in the third weekend of September. Members receive an annual Association Magazine, usually in mid April every year, and this contains details of the Reunion.

The Association have funded and had erected, in Bardney village, Lincolnshire, a Memorial to Squadron personnel who gave their lives during the Second World War.

The Association assisted in the funding of the Tirpitz Display at the RAF Museum, Hendon, North London. The Tirpitz was sunk by IX(B) Squadron on 12 Nov 1944.

The Association has a display at the Bardney Heritage Centre, Bardney.

The Association maintain a Sqn Museum Display at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre on the site of the wartime airfield at East Kirby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.

Association members are proud to have served on IX(B) Squadron, or been associated with it. Membership costs £10 per year.

To apply to join the Association, please complete the application form and gift aid form below.

Application form