RAF Gransden Lodge [entry point]


RAF Gransden Lodge [entry point]


RAF Gransden Lodge was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 10 miles (16 kms) west of Cambridge.

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It opened in April 1942 as part of 3 Group and the first occupants were 1418 and 1474 Flights with Wellingtons. 192 Squadron was formed in January 1943. The station transferred to 8 Group in April 1943 and 405 Squadron moved in with Halifaxes but converted to Lancasters in August 1943. A detachment of Lancasters from 97 Squadron also used the station. 142 Squadron with Mosquitos formed at RAF Gransden Lodge in October 1943 as part of 8 Group’s Light Night Striking Force.

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 Gransden Lodge [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21863.

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