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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

Footage of Debden, 15 January 1945. Courtesy of CriticalPast

Satellite(s):

Castle Camps / Great Sampford

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