RAF East Wretham [entry point]


RAF East Wretham [entry point]


RAF East Wretham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (10 kms) north-east of Thetford.

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It opened in March 1940 in 3 Group. It was initially used as a dispersal satellite station by the Wellingtons of 311 Squadron from RAF Honington. The squadron made a permanent move to RAF East Wretham in September 1941, staying until April 1942. 115 Squadron took up residence in June 1942 with Wellingtons before converting to the radial-engined Lancaster Mk 2 in March 1943. The station transferred to the United States Army Air Force in August 1943 until the end of the war.

Artwork                            Text
Map                                Text. Correspondence
Map. Navigation chart and log      Text. Diary
Moving image                       Text. Log book and record book
Photograph                         Text. Memoir
Physical object                    Text. Personal research
Physical object. Clothing          Text. Poetry
Physical object. Decoration        Text. Service material
Sound                              Text. Training material
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“RAF East Wretham [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21795.

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