RAF Melksham [entry point]

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RAF Melksham [entry point]

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RAF Melksham was a non-flying station located in Wiltshire, 2 miles (3 kms) south of Melksham.

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It opened in July 1940, and the first units to arrive were the School of Instrument Training and a branch of the RAF Armament School.  In 1942, the Armament School was moved away from Melksham and replaced by the RAF Electrical School. Instrument and electrical training formed the main purpose of the station until its eventual closure in 1965.

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“RAF Melksham [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5692.

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