RAF Warboys [concept]


RAF Warboys [concept]


RAF Warboys was in Cambridgeshire seven miles north east of Huntingdon. Construction was completed in August 1942 and 156 Squadron of 3 Group moved in with its Wellingtons. However within a month the squadron was transferred to, and became one of the founding squadrons of, 8 Pathfinder Group. Converting to Lancasters in January 1943 the squadron continued to operate from RAF Warboys until March 1944. The station was also used for operational training and as a Mosquito Conversion Unit. The station finaly closed in 1963.
It was home to: 156 Squadron, 128 Squadron and 571 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Wellington, Stirling, Lancaster, Halifax and Mosquito.
Wartime losses: 651


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Nigel Moore
Clare Bennett
Julian Maslin
Terry Hancock


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