|Aircraft Model:||Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IIA|
|Manufacturer:||Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory|
|Units:||No. 452 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 222 Squadron, RAF
No. 313 Squadron, RAF
|September 1941||Struck telegraph pole in France, half a metre of the pole being embedded in aircraft's port wing.|
Pilot: Sgt Mrtvy
|26 July 1945||Aircraft at No. 2 Transportation and Movements Office, RAAF, to be dispatched to RAAF Station Canberra and held for the Australian War Memorial.|
|8 March 1950||Issued to Australian War Memorial.|
|No. 452 Squadron, RAAF:|
|2 July 1941||Dusk Patrol||22:10||23:20||S/Ldr Bungey||No incident|
|3 July 1941||Dusk Patrol||22:30||23:00||S/Ldr Bungey||No incident|
|14 July 1941||Kirton Lindsey to North Coats||11:50||12:20||P/O Truscott|
|14 July 1941||North Coastes to Kirton Lindsey||22:50||23:20||P/O Truscott|
|22 July 1941||Patrol and Sweep||12:50||12:55||F/O Humphrey||Cover over Channel for returning bombers. No incident.|
|22 July 1941||To Marston||20:00||20:25||F/O Humphrey||No incident.|
|22 July 1941||Sweep and return to Kenley||21:15||22:35||F/O Humphrey||Wing Sweep at 10000 ft. St. Valory to Le Croty. No incident.|
|23 July 1941||Sweep||12:25||14:15||P/O Truscott||1 Me. 109 shot at 1 quick burst. Me. 109 diving almost vertically result unknown.|
|23 July 1941||Sweep||20:10||21:55||P/O Truscott|
|24 July 1941||Sweep. Kenley to Merston||11:25||11:50||F/O Humphrey||No incident.|
|24 July 1941||Marston to Kenley||14:00||15:25||F/O Humphrey|
|26 July 1941||Escorting Convoy||06:10||06:30||F/O Humphrey||No incident.|
|31 July 1941||Escorting Bombers||15:10||16:45||F/O Humphrey||No incident.|
Anon. n.f.d. Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa Fighter Aircraft : RAAF. Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 20 April 2017 from <https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/RELAWM31795.001>.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, Unit history of number 452 Squadron - April 1941 to November 1945, A9186, 137.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1947, Aircraft Status cards - Spitfire EE731 - P7973, A10297, BLOCK 375.
Wilson, S. 1999 Spitfire. Fyshwick: Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd.
Record updated on 21 March 2018.
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