RAF Peplow [entry point]


RAF Peplow [entry point]
RAF Child's Ercall


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.

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 Peplow [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21828.

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