These squadrons were stationed at RAF Perranporth during WW 2.
Poplar – code name for reconnaissance and destroy missions.
Rhubarb – pairs of aircraft assigned to hit a designated target.
Ranger – pairs of aircraft assigned to hit targets of opportunity.

Unit Sqdn Code Other Information Dates stationed Aircraft Used Duties
19 QV 6 May 1942 to 1 Mar 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over Northern France and Bomber escort duties missions
65 YT 29 Mar 1943 to 18 May 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over Northern France and Bomber escort duties missions
66 LZ 27 Apr 1941 to 14 Dec 1941 Supermarine Spitfire
66 LZ 17 Sep 1943 to 8 Nov 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over France Coastal and sector patrols
118 NK 18 Apr 1941 to 23 Feb 1942 Supermarine Spitfire Convoy patrols bomber escorts and fighter sweeps over France
130 P 5 Dec 1941 to 16 Aug 1942 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over North West France Convoy patrols off Cornwall and Devon
130 P 20 Aug 1942 to 30 Mar 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over North West France Convoy patrols off Cornwall and Devon
132 FF 18 May 1943 to 20 Jun 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over France and Bomber escorts
183 HF 18 Sep 1943 to 14 Oct 1943 Hawker Typhoon Attacks on enemy shipping and airfields and  Mosquito escort
234 AZ 28 Oct 1942 to 19 Jan 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Convoy patrols bomber escorts and standing coastal patrols
276 AQ 21 Oct 1941 to 5 Nov 1941 Supermarine Walrus Air sea rescue over West English and Bristol Channels
276 AQ 21 Oct 1941 to 5 Nov 1941 Westland Lysander Air sea rescue over West English and Bristol Channels
286 NW Apr 1942 to Apr 1944 Hawker Hurricane Anti – aircraft Cooperation unit concerned with target towing and gun laying for airfield defence
302        (Polish) WX 20 Jun 1943 to 19 Aug 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Sweeps over France and convoy patrols
310        (Czech) NN 24 Dec 1941 to 7 May 1942 Supermarine Spitfire Defence coastal and convoy patrols and later sweeps and bomber support missions
317        (Polish) JH 21 Jun 1943 tto 21 Aug 1943 Supermarine Spitfire Offensive sweeps and bomber escort patrols over France
329            (Free French) 5A 24 Mar to 17 Apr 1944 and 9 Nov 1943 to 14 Apr 1944 Supermarine Spitfire Convoy patrols and a few defensive scrambles
340 GW 9 Nov 1943 to 17 Apr 1944 Supermarine Spitfire
341 NL 11 Oct 1943 to 14 Apr 1944 Supermarine Spitfire
412 VZ 13 Apr 1943 to 21 Jun 1943 Supermarine Spitfire
453 FU 20 Aug 1943 to 15 Oct 1943 Supermarine Spitfire
602 LO 20 Jan 1943 to 14 Apr 1943 Supermarine Spitfire
610 DW 30 Apr 1943 to 26 Jun 1943 Supermarine Spitfire
639 R9 Aug 1944 to 30 Apr 1945 Hawker Hurricane
816 Fleet Air Arm Squadron 20 Apr 1944 to 1 Aug 1944 Fairey Swordfish Day and night patrols
849 Fleet Air Arm Squadron 20 Apr 1944 to 9 Aug 1944 Gruman Avengers Anti – shipping attacks on harbours of Channel Isles and Brittany
850 Fleet Air Arm Squadron 23 Apr 1944 to 1 Aug 1944 Gruman Avengers Anti – shipping attacks on harbours of Channel Isles and Brittany