Browse Items (8 total)

  • Tags: RAF Downham Market

LWrigleyJ1029740v1.pdf
Flying log book for Warrant Officer James Wrigley, wireless operator, covering the period from 17 November 1942 to 30 June 1954. Detailing training, operations and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Pembrey, RAF Whitchurch…

LRascal-Mascot[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Aircrew Mascots flying log book for Flight Sergeant Rascal, covering the period from 15 August 1944 to 29 March 1945. Detailing his flying career during training and operations. He was stationed at RAF Kinloss, RAF Forres, RAF Yatesbury, RAF…

OGodfreyCR1281391-151118-060001.jpg
Indicates that 146099 F/Lt Godfrey is entitled to wear the 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, France and Germany Star and the Defence Medal. Qualified for 1939/45 Star June 1944. Signed by Group Captain Royal Air Force Downham Market. Annotated '635…

635 Squadron was formed in March 1944 at RAF Downham Market as part of 3 Group Bomber Command. It operated as a Pathfinder unit and was the only squadron to use the Lancaster Mk 6 operationally. It was disbanded in September 1945
It was stationed…

623 Squadron was formed in August 1943 as part of 3 Group Bomber Command. However a change in policy resulted in it being disbanded in December of that year, never to be reformed.
It was stationed at: Downham Market August to December…

608 Squadron was formed in 1930 as a day bomber unit but switched to fighters in 1937 and then to maritime reconnaissance in 1939, which role it performed until 1944 when it disbanded in Italy. It reformed in August 1944 as a light bomber unit and…

218 Squadron was originally formed in 1918 and by September 1939 it was stationed in France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force equipped with Battles. After suffering heavy losses during the German advance in May 1940 the squadron moved back…

214 Squadron originally formed in 1917 as 14 (Naval) Squadron it became 214 Squadron on the formation of the RAF in April 1918. By September 1939 the squadron was flying Wellingtons as part of 3 Group stationed at RAF Methwold. It took part in its…
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2