RAF Grimsby [concept]


RAF Grimsby [concept]
RAF Waltham [concept]


RAF Grimsby (also known as Waltham) was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 4 miles (6 kms)  south of Grimsby.

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Originally a 1930s small grass civil airfield known as Waltham the site was constructed as RAF Grimsby as part of 1 Group and opened in summer 1941.In November 1941 142 Squadron moved in with Wellingtons staying until December 1942 when they were replaced by 100 Squadron with Lancasters. 550 Squadron formed at the station with Lancasters in November 1943 but moved out two months later. 100 Squadron operated from RAF Grimsby until April 1945.


“RAF Grimsby [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 20, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6428.

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