RAF Wigtown [entry point]

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RAF Wigtown [entry point]

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RAF Wigtown was located in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, 7 miles (11 kms) south of Newton Stewart.

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It opened in 1941 as part of Training Command and used by 1 Air Observers School, later renamed 1 Advanced Flying Unit (Observers) using Ansons. The station also hosted operational squadrons including a detachment from 114 Squadron Bomber Command with Blenheims from July to September 1941. Several squadrons converting from Hurricanes to Typhoons also used the station.

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“RAF Wigtown [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21802.

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