RAF Whitchurch Heath

Title

RAF Whitchurch Heath
RAF Tilstock [entry point]

Description

RAF Tilstock (also known as Whitchurch Heath) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south of Whitchurch.

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The RAF station opened in August 1942 was originally called RAF Whitchurch Heath but was re-named RAF Tilstock in June 1943. It was occupied by 81 Operational Training Unit from September 1942 to January 1944 equipped with Whitleys followed by 1665 Heavy Conversion Unit with Halifaxes from January 1944 to March 1945.

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“RAF Whitchurch Heath ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5721.

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