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Debden

Major
Also known as: Carver Barracks / RAF Debden / USAAF Station 356
County: Essex
Current Status: Army barracks / Leisure activity
Date: 22 April 1937 - April 1975
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / RAF (Polish) / RCAF / USAAF
Prominent People: Don Blakeslee

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Borough 19 Motor Club
  • Debden Parish Council
  • Debden Library
  • Herts County Auto and Aero Club
  • Wimbish HIVE
  • Wimbish Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • 4th FG

  • No 17 Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 27 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 27 (Signals Training) Group

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 52 OTU

  • No 54 Sqn

  • No 60 (Fighter) Wing

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 71 Sqn

  • No 73 Sqn

  • No 80 Sqn

  • No 85 Sqn

  • No 87 Sqn

  • No 111 Sqn

  • No 121 Sqn

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 157 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 232 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 258 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 287 Sqn

  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 350 Sqn

  • No 403 Sqn

  • No 418 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn

  • No 531 Sqn

  • No 601 Sqn

  • No 614 GS

  • No 616 Sqn

  • No 2793 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2798 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Empire Radio School

  • RAF Technical College (Debden Division)

  • Technical Training Command Major Servicing Flight

  • Technical Training Command Major Servicing Unit

Pilots of the USAAF 334th Fighter Squadron on the ground at Debden during the Second World War. Courtesy of CriticalPast

 

Satellite(s):

Castle Camps / Great Sampford

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