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RAF Wilmslow was in Cheshire, a mile north of the town of Wilmslow and ten miles south of Manchester. Construction commenced at the outbreak of war and its role was the reception, kitting-out, basic training and accommodation of 4,000 recruits. A…

George Haigh was already a keen footballer when he volunteered for the Royal Air Force and became a physical training instructor. He was posted to RAF Morecambe where he provided basic training to new recruits. He discusses the mixed level of fitness…
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