RAF Bourn [concept]

Title

RAF Bourn [concept]

Description

RAF Bourn was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 6 miles (10 kms) west of Cambridge.

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It opened in February 1942 as part of 3 Group. 101 Squadron moved in equipped with Wellingtons, staying until August 1942 when it was replaced by 15 Squadron which flew Stirlings. The station transferred to 8 Group Pathfinders in April 1943 and 97 Squadron moved in with Lancasters, staying until April 1944. From March 1944 RAF Bourn was home to 105 Squadron with Mosquitos, joined in December 1944 by 162 Squadron, also with Mosquitos.

Citation

“RAF Bourn [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 12, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5642.

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