Unit History: RAF Davidstow Moor

RAF Davidstow Moor
County: Cornwall
Location: 11 miles W of Launceston
1942 - Used by B-24 Liberators of the 44th and
      93rd Bomb Groups on mission to bomb St
      Nazaire U-Boat pens . Also used by several
      other VIIIth US Army Air Force units.
1943- 44th and 93rd Bomb Group Liberators returned
     for a mission to bomb Bordeaux.
     Used by several RAF Squadrons for
     anti-submarine and air sea rescue duties.
     304 (Polish) and 547 Sqn Wellingtons on
     anti-submarine patrols. 269, 280 and 524
     Squadrons also operated from here.
1944- 144 and 404 Sqn Beaufighters of the Wick
     Strike Wing moved here.
1945- Used for training by RAF Regiment until they
     moved to North Witham.
     Airfield was on care and maintenance until
     final RAF closure 12/45.

Added on 25/11/2009


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