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Beedon

Decoy
County: West Berkshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 19 June 1940 (earliest known date) - closed by 12 August 1942
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Decoy Type(s): Q
Decoy Number(s): 47(a)

Beedon operated as the first listed decoy airfield for Harwell during World War Two. No traces of this place appear to have survived.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Beedon Parish Council
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Harwell

Associated Airfield(s):

East Ilsley

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