RAF Marham [concept]

Title

RAF Marham [concept]

Description

RAF Marham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (9 kms) west of Swaffham.

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RAF Marham was opened in April 1937 in 3 Group. By September 1939 38 Squadron and 115 Squadron were based there, both equipped with Wellingtons. In late 1940 218 Squadron, also with Wellingtons, replaced 38 Squadron before converting to Stirlings in January 1942. RAF Marham transferred to 2 Group in September 1942 with 105 Squadron and 139 Squadron both flying Mosquitos. RAF Marham became part of the 8 Group Pathfinders in May 1943 and 109 Squadron Mosquitos arrived in July 1943. The station closed in spring 1944 for redevelopment and didn’t reopen until after the war.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Nigel Moore

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Citation

“RAF Marham [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23078.

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