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1980 (© Fred Cubberley)
RAF Swanton Morley airfield
Airfield Today:
Robertson Barracks
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section, 5845/39
Tower:
Not known
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
07/41 to 08/41 and 03/43 to 08/43, 88 Squadron with Blenheim and Bostons.
10/40 to 12/41, 105 Sqn with Blenheim and Mosquito.
12/41 to 02/44, 226 Sqn with Boston and Mitchell.
08/43 to 10/44, 98 Sqn with Mitchells.
09/43 to 11/43, 305 Sqn with Mitchells.
04/43 to 12/43, 2 GSU, Group Support Unit with Hurricane and Mosquito.
11/44 to 05/45, Bomber Support Development Unit, with Beaufighter, Lancaster, Mosquito and Spitfires.
12/46 to /57, No. 4 Radio School with Anson, Proctor and Prentice. Then used by RAF ground units until closure 09/95, taken over by the army as Robertson Barracks in 1996.
RAF Swanton Morley airfield
RAF Swanton Morley airfield
Airfield:
Operational bomber
Opened:
09/1940
Closed:
09/1995
Code:
SM
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass
Hangars:
1x - J Type, 4x - Blister, 4x - T2
County:
Norfolk
Location:
3 miles N of Dereham
OS Ref:
TG002187
©:
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RAF Swanton Morley airfield
RAF Swanton Morley airfield
RAF Swanton Morley airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2006