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RAF Skegness was located in the town of Skegness in Lincolnshire.See all Archive items | Explore nearby11 Recruit Centre was formed in February 1941 based at the Seacroft Hotel. It disbanded in October 1944. Refinements: Artwork …

RAF Silverstone was a Bomber Command training station located on the Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire border, 10 miles (16 kms) south-west of Northampton.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in 1943 and…

RAF Silloth was located in Cumbria, 7 miles (11 kms) south-west of Kirkbride.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in June 1939 and in November 1939 it came under the control of Coastal Command for the rest of the war. It was…

RAF Shepherds Grove was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk, 9 miles (14 kms) north-east of Bury St Edmunds.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1944 and although it was originally intended for…

RAF Shenington (also known as Edgehill) was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire, 6 miles (10 kms) west of Banbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses| Explore nearbyIt opened in October 1941 during the war it was used…

RAF Shawbury is located in Shropshire 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was originally used in 1917 by the Royal Flying Corps but re-opened in 1938 in a training role. It became home to 11 (Pilot)…

RAF Seighford was a Bomber Command training station located in Staffordshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-west of Stafford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in 1943 as a satellite station for RAF Hixon. Both…

RAF Sculthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 3 miles (5 kms) west of Fakenham. See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened in October 1942 as part of 2 Group. The first unit to arrive was 342 Squadron in May 1943 with Free…

RAF Scampton was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire 6 miles (10 kms) north of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt originally opened in 1916 and re-opened in 1936. By September 1939 RAF Scampton…

RAF Saltby was a Bomber Command training station located in Leicestershire, 8 miles (13 kms) north-east of Melton Mowbray.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in August 1942 and was used until August 1943 by 14…

RAF Ruislip (also known as RAF West Ruislip) was located in Ickenham in the north London Borough of Hillingdon. See all Archive items | Explore nearby The site was originally acquired in 1917 for a depot for the Royal Flying Corps. Under the…

RAF Rufforth was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) west from York.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened as part of 4 Group in November 1942 when 158 Squadron with Halifaxes arrived,…

RAF Ringway was located in Cheshire 8 miles (13 kms) south of Manchester.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1940 and initially used by 1 Operational Training Unit in Coastal Command. Subsequently it was used…

RAF Ridgewell was a Bomber Command station located in Essex, 8 miles (12 kms) north of Halstead.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in December 1942 as part of 3 Group as a satellite station for RAF Stradishall.…

RAF Riccall was a Bomber Command training station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Selby.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1942 as part of 4 Group. The Halifax conversion units of…

RAF Port Ellen was located on the island of Islay in Argyll and Bute off the west coast of Scotland.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was opened in Coastal Command in 1940 and was used from August to October 1940 by Hudsons. Fleet…

RAF Polebrook was a Bomber Command station located in Northamptonshire, 3 mile (5 kms) east of Oundle See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in 2 Group in June 1941 with 90 Squadron flying B-17s. The…

RAF Pocklington was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire 14 miles (23 kms) east of York. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in June 1941 as part of 4 Group when 405 Squadron moved in with Wellingtons.…

RAF Pershore was a Bomber Command training station located in Worcestershire, 8 miles (13 kms) south-east of Worcester.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was a pre-war civilian flying school but was requisitioned and…

RAF Peplow (also known as Child’s Ercall) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (20 kms) north-east of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in 1941 as RAF…

RAF Pembrey was in Carmarthenshire 8 miles (13 kms) north-west of Llanelli.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1939 and was used by a number of day and night fighter squadrons. 1 Air Gunnery School used the…

RAF Paignton was located in Paignton, Devon and comprised hotels and other buildings requisitioned and used by the RAF.See all Archive items | Explore nearby 2 Initial Training Wing (ITW) was formed at RAF Paignton in the first half of 1940 but…

RAF Padgate was a non-flying station located in Lancashire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Warrington.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1939 as a receiving and basic training centre for air force recruits. Prospective aircrew…

RAF Ouston was located in Northumberland 10 miles (16) kms north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in March 1941 and formed part of Fighter Command for the rest of the war. Hurricane and Spitfire…

RAF Oulton was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 3 miles (5 kms) west of Aylsham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened as part of 2 Group in August 1940. The station was initially used by 114 Squadron…
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