RAF Methwold [entry point]

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RAF Methwold [entry point]

Description

RAF Methwold was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 10 miles (16 kms) north-west of Brandon.

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It opened with grass runways in September 1939 as part of 3 Group and as a satellite to RAF Feltwell. 37 Squadron and 214 Squadron both with Wellingtons used the station which continued to be a satellite station until late summer of 1942 when it was transferred to 2 Group. 21 Squadron, with Venturas moved in until April 1943 when it was replaced by 464 Squadron and 487 Squadron, also with Venturas. The runways were concreted August 1943 - May 1944. On re-opening the station transferred back to 3 Group and used by 149 Squadron and 218 Squadron, both with Stirlings although converting to Lancasters. 218 Squadron moved out in December 1944.

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“RAF Methwold [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 3, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5695.

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