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Grafton Underwood

Major
Also known as: Grafton / Grafton Underwood Aerodrome / RAF Grafton Underwood / USAAF Station 106
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1942 - 1954
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2019):
  • Grafton Underwood Parish Council
  • St. James The Apostle Church, Grafton Underwood - stained glass window to USAAF
  • The Boughton Estates Ltd
  • The Vane Arms, Sudborough - pub used by US airmen
  • Warkton Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2019):

  • 384th Bomb Group Website
  • Geddington.net



                     

Main unit(s) present:

  • 96th BG
  • 97th BG
  • No 236 MU
  • 305th BG
  • 384th BG
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Aerial view of Grafton Underwood airfield, 1995. © Dave Welch.

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Photograph of Grafton Underwood, 16 October 2019. Courtesy of Donna Coleman

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Photograph of Grafton Underwood, 16 October 2019. Courtesy of Donna Coleman

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Photograph of Grafton Underwood, 16 October 2019. Courtesy of Donna Coleman

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Photograph of Grafton Underwood, 16 October 2019. Courtesy of Donna Coleman

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Photograph of Grafton Underwood, 16 October 2019. Courtesy of Donna Coleman

Footage of Boeing B-17s at Grafton Underwood in 1942. Courtesy of ZenosWarbirds

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of Grafton Underwood. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Memorial service at Grafton Underwood, 2019. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Aerial footage of the memorial service at Grafton Underwood, 2019. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

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