RAF Wigtown [entry point]


RAF Wigtown [entry point]


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.

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

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