RAF Kelstern [entry point]


RAF Kelstern [entry point]


RAF Kelstern was a Bomber Command station located in North Lincolnshire, 5 miles (8 kms) north-west of Louth.

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It opened in September 1943 as part of 1 Group. 625 Squadron, flying Lancasters, took up residence in October 1943, staying until April 1945. 170 Squadron was formed at the station in October 1944 but moved out after only one week. The station closed in 1946.

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 Kelstern [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 18, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5684.

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