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Graveley

Major
Also known as: Cotton Farm Wind Farm / Graveley Aerodrome / RAF Graveley
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Housing
Date: 1 March 1942 - 1 December 1968
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Graveley Parish Council
  • Offord Cluny & Offord Darcy Parish Council
  • Toseland Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 5 FTS

  • No 35 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn
  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 161 Sqn

  • No 206 AFS

  • No 227 Sqn

  • No 571 Sqn
  • No 692 Sqn

  • No 1504 BAT Flight
  • No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2802 Sqn RAF Regiment
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Members of No 692 Squadron at Graveley. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Montrowe

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Members of No 692 Squadron at Graveley, caption. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Montrowe

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War, see photograph of the caption for names. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Caption for photograph of personnel at Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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Photograph from Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Watts

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FIDO in operation at Graveley during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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A film crew in the briefing room at Graveley, 1944. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Aerial view of Graveley, 23 February 2008. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Graveley, 14 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

No 34 Squadron return to Graveley after a goodwill visit to America. Courtesy of British Movietone

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Oakington

Associated Airfield(s):

Molesworth

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