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Sedgeford

Major
Decoy
Also known as: RAF Sedgeford / RFC Sedgeford / RNAS Sedgeford
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1915 (more precise opening date variously quoted as either spring, August or November) - 31 December 1919; (decoy) 1940 - 1944
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Trainer
Decoy Type(s): KQ, later QX
Decoy Number(s): 24(b)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/05/2018):

  • Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project (SHARP)
  • Sedgeford Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 Fighting School

  • No 7 TS

  • No 9 TS

  • No 13 Sqn

  • 24th Aero Sqn

  • No 45 Sqn

  • No 53 RS

  • No 64 Sqn

  • No 65 RS

  • No 65 TS

  • No 72 Sqn

  • No 87 Sqn

  • No 110 Sqn

  • No 122 Sqn

001-30.07.18 (a).jpg

Aerial view of Sedgeford, 30 July 1918. Courtesy of Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

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Aerial view of Sedgeford, 5 November 1918. Courtesy of Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

003Remaining WW1 buildings 15:07:2006.JPG

Remaining First World War buildings at Sedgeford, 15 July 2006.

004More remaining WW1 buildings 15:07:2006.JPG

Remaining First World War buildings at Sedgeford, 15 July 2006.

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Key
Red = RFC Boundary
Yellow = Buildings

undefinedPlan courtesy of Gary Rossin, Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

 

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Bircham Newton

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