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Oulton

Major
Also known as: No 110 Storage Sub-Site / RAF Oulton
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 31 July 1940 - 1 August 1952
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF

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

  • Oulton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 18 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 18 Sqn

  • No 21 Sqn

  • No 88 Sqn

  • No 114 Sqn

  • No 139 Sqn

  • No 214 Sqn

  • No 223 Sqn

  • No 236 Sqn

  • No 274 MU

  • 803rd BS

  • No 1428 (Ferry Training) Flight

  • No 1699 (Bomber Support) CU

  • No 1699 (Fortress Training) Flight

  • No 2873 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2874 Sqn RAF Regiment
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A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and crew at Oulton, August 1944. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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The Christmas menu at Oulton, 1944. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Autographs of various people who served at Oulton, c. 1944. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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The south-east end of the runway at Oulton, looking approximately northwards, 14 July, 2006.

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Photograph from Oulton during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Photograph from Oulton during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Photograph from Oulton. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Romney huts at Oulton, 14 July 2006.

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Some of the few remaining support buildings at Oulton, 14 July 2006.

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The perimeter track, now a minor road, on the south-eastern side of the airfield, 14 July 2006.

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A T2 hangar on the south-east side of the airfield, 14 July 2006.

Unit memorial by crossroads at Oulton Street to north-east of airfield. 14:7:06.JPG

A memorial by the crossroads at Oulton Street to the north-east of the airfield, 14 July 2006.

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