RAF Hornchurch [entry point]


RAF Hornchurch [entry point]
RAF Sutton's Farm


RAF Hornchurch (also known as Sutton’s Farm) was located in Essex, 14 miles (23 kms) north-east of central London.

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Originally closed after World War One the station was repurchased in 1923 and reopened in 1928 as RAF Sutton’s Farm but changed to RAF Hornchurch two months later. The station was in Fighter Command throughout World War Two and it played an important frontline role during the 1940 Battle of Britain. 

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“RAF Hornchurch [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21856.

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