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Alma Park
Anwick
Bardney
Barkston Heath
Belton Park
Binbrook
Blankney Hall
Blyton
Boston Wyberton Fen
Bottesford
Bracebridge Heath
Braceby
Buckminster
Bucknall
Caistor
Cockthorne
Coleby Grange
Coningsby
Cranwell
Cuxwold
Digby
Donna Nook
Dunholme Lodge
East Halton
East Kirkby
Elsham Wolds
Faldingworth
Fiskerton
Folkingham
Freiston
Fulbeck
Gosberton
Goxhill
Grantham
Greenland Top
Grimsby
Grimsthorpe Park
Harlaxton
Hemswell
Hibaldstow
Holbeach
Humberston
Immingham
Ingham
Ingoldmels
Kelstern
Killingholme
Kirmington
Kirton in Lindsey
Langtoft
Leadenham
Lincoln West Common
Ludford Magna
Manby
Market Deeping
Market Stainton
Mere
Metheringham
Moorby
Morton Hall
New Holland
Nocton Hall
Normanby
North Coates
North Killingholme
North Witham
Norton Disney
Orby
Rauceby
Saltby
Sandtoft
Scampton
Skegness
Skellingthorpe
Skendleby
South Carlton
South Elkington
South Witham
Spilsby
Spitalgate
Stenigot
Strubby
Sturgate
Sutton Bridge
Swinderby
Swinstead
Theddlethorpe
Tydd St Mary
Waddington
Wainfleet
Waltham (Grimsby)
Wellingore
Wickenby
Wigsley
Winterton
Woodhall Spa

Updated: 2 Oct 08

59 Training Station, later 59 Training Depot Station :: Mar 1918 - Dec 1918

59 Training Depot Station :: Dec 1918 - Sep 1919

209 Sqn :: Feb 1919 - Jun 1919

210 Sqn :: Feb 1919 - Jun 1919

213 Sqn :: Mar 1919 - Dec 1919

11 Sqn :: Sep 1919 - Dec 1919

203 Sqn :: Dec 1919 - Jan 1920

25 Sqn :: 1919 - Jan 1920

3 FTS :: Apr 1920 - Apr 1922

Care and maintenance from Apr 1922 - Jun 1924

2 FTS :: Jun 1924 - Dec 1933

10 months under RAF Cranwell without a resident flying school or formation

2 FTS :: Oct 1934 - Sep 1937

46 Sqn :: Sep 1937 - May 1940

73 Sqn :: Sep 1937 - Sep 1939

504 Sqn :: Sep 1939 - Oct 1939

229 Sqn :: Oct 1939 - Jun 1940

611 Sqn :: Oct 1939 - Sep 1940

111 Sqn :: May 1940

222 Sqn :: May 1940

46 Sqn :: Jun 1940 - Sep 1940

29 Sqn :: 27 Jun 1940 - 8/27 Jul 1940

151 Sqn :: Sep - Nov 1940

402 Sqn RCAF :: Dec 1940 - May 1941

46 Sqn :: Dec 1940 - Feb 1941

401 Sqn RCAF :: Feb 1941 - Mar 1941

409 Sqn RCAF :: Jun 1941 - Jul 1941

411 Sqn RCAF :: 15 Jun 1941 - 19 Nov 1941; 30 Mar 1942 - 5 Jun 1942; 8 Aug 1942 - 12 Mar 1943

412 Sqn RCAF :: 30 Jun 1941 - Oct 1941

12 Gp Army Co-operation Flt :: Aug 1941 - 18 Nov 1941
became
288 Sqn :: 18 Nov 1941 - Dec 1942, Jan 1943 - Jan 1944

92 Sqn :: Oct 1941 - Feb 1942

609 Sqn :: Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

421 Sqn RCAF :: 9 Apr 1942 - May 1942

198 Sqn :: 8 Dec 1942 - 23 Jan 1943

302 (Polish) Sqn :: Feb 1943 - Mar 1943 (detachment)

402 Sqn RCAF :: Mar 1943 - Aug 1943

416 Sqn RCAF :: 7 Jun 1943 - 9 Aug 1943; 2 Oct 1943 - 12 Feb 1944

438 Sqn RCAF :: Nov 1943 - Dec 1943

441 Sqn RCAF :: Feb 1944 - Mar 1944; May 1945 - Jul 1945

442 Sqn RCAF :: Feb 1944 - Mar 1944; May 1945 - Jun 1945

443 Sqn RCAF :: Feb 1944 - Mar 1944

309 (Polish) Sqn :: Mar 1944

430 Sqn RCAF :: Mar 1944

116 Sqn :: Mar 1944 - Jul 1945

402 Sqn RCAF :: Mar 1944 - May 1944

527 Sqn :: Apr 1944 - Jul 1945

528 Sqn :: Apr 1944 - Sep 1944

617 Sqn :: Aug 1943 - Jan 1944

310 (Czech) Sqn :: 11 Jul 1944 - 28 Aug 1944

350 (Belgian) Sqn :: Aug, Sep 1944

location of RAF Digbyin relation to Lincolnshire - click here for full-size map showing all station locations

Digby Squadrons

Blankney

Ashby de la Launde

Scopwick War Graves

Sector Ops Room Museum

Digby crashes

Digby Oral Histories:


Digby - A History
" A history 1917 - 1978"
Foreword
Introduction
1917
1918
Inter-War Years
1919
1920
1922-23
1924
1925
1926

1927-1929
1930-1932
1933
1934-1936
1937
1938
World War II

1939
1939-1940
1941
Jan - Aug 1942
Sep 1942 - 1944
1945
Return to Training
1945 - Jan 1948
Feb - Mar 1948
Mar 1948 - 1953
A cadet remembers
The Signals Era
Jan 1955 - Dec 1961
Dec 1963 - 1978
Curent Day

1955 - the Signals Era


Digby Ops Room Museum
A brief history on Airops website

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