RAF Eastchurch [entry point]


RAF Eastchurch [entry point]


RAF Eastchurch was located on the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent.

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The site was first used for aviation in 1909 and became RAF Eastchurch in April 1918. During World War Two the station was part of Coastal Command but also used by fighter squadrons. From 12 August to 7 September 1940 Battles from 12 Squadron and 142 Squadron in Bomber Command were on temporary detachment at the station in order to attack anti-invasion targets on the French coast.

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“RAF Eastchurch [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 1, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/21869.

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