RAF Tilstock [entry point]


RAF Tilstock [entry point]
RAF Whitchurch Heath


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.

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 Tilstock [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 2, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5721.

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