RAF Peplow [entry point]
RAF Peplow (also known as Child’s Ercall) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (20 kms) north-east of Shrewsbury.
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It was opened in 1941 as RAF Child’s Ercall as a satellite landing ground for RAF Ternhill. In 1943 it was re-named RAF Peplow and from August 1943 to March 1945, was used by 83 Operational Training Unit equipped with Wellingtons. The station was also used by a Heavy Glider Training Unit. In March 1945 the station was transferred to the Fleet Air Arm and re-named HMS Godwit II.Refinements:
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