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Tottenhill

Major
Also known as: RAF Tottenhill / RFC Tottenhill / Tottenhill Landing Ground
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Gravel pit (alleged location)
Date: February 1918 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Various fighter types of No 51 Squadron initially had Tottenhill available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One. The unit eventually switched to using Avro 504Ks and Sopwith Camels from early 1918, both of these types remaining in service after the end of fighting.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/08/2019):

  • Tottenhill Parish Council
  • Tottenhill Village Hall - where ABCT memorial plaque sited

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 51 Sqn

Photographs of the plaque at Tottenhill, 2019. Courtesy of Lance Hibble

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Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Marham

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Marham / Mattishall / Tydd St Mary

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