RAF Swanton Morley [entry point]

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RAF Swanton Morley [entry point]

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RAF Swanton Morley was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 3 miles (5 kms) north of Dereham.

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It was opened in September 1940 as part of 2 Group105 Squadron took up residence with Blenheims. 88 Squadron stayed briefly with Blenheims from July to August 1941. 105 Squadron converted to Mosquitos before moving out in December 1941. It was replaced by 226 Squadron which soon converted from Blenheims to Bostons. In April 1943, 88 Squadron returned but now flying Bostons and the next month 226 Squadron re-equipped with B-25s. In late 1943 the B-25s of 305 Squadron stayed for two months. In February 1944 226 Squadron was replaced by 98 Squadron with B-25s which stayed until April. In December 1944 the station transferred to 100 Group and was home to their bomber support development unit.

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“RAF Swanton Morley [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21814.

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