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RAF Leconfield was in Yorkshire two miles north from Beverley. Construction began in 1935 and it opened in December 1936 with a grass surface. 97 and 166 Squadrons moved in in January 1937, remaining until the war began in September 1939. The station…

640 Squadron was formed in January 1944 at RAF Leconfield as part of 4 Group Bomber Command. It was initially equipped with the Halifax Mk 3 converting to the Halifax Mk 6 in March 1945. It was disbanded in May 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF…

ALeicesterD160501.mp3
David Leicester grew up in Australia and worked as an office boy before he volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He completed 68 operations as a pilot with 35, 158 and 640 Squadrons and as a Master Bomber with Pathfinders. He describes how…
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