RAF Bridlington [entry point]


RAF Bridlington [entry point]


RAF Bridlington was the collective name given to multiple hotels and facilities used by the RAF in the Yorkshire seaside town.

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The town became home to 14, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 70 Initial Training Wings where aircrew and other RAF recruits spent 8-12 weeks receiving basic service training. It was part of 54 Group in Flying Training Command. Other training courses included ditching, Morse code and elementary air gunnery. A local country house was also requisitioned as an RAF hospital for sick personnel from nearby RAF stations.


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 Bridlington [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5646.

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