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Compiled and Copyright © Charles Anderson 2020

The World War 1 memorial dedicated to 1919 to the men of the Royal Flying Corps who had served at the South Carlton Aerodrome, defending this country against Zepplin attacks was made by the then vicar and dedicated in 1919. South Carlton airfield was built from scratch and became operational, along with Scampton, Harlaxton, Waddington and Spitalgate, in November 1916 with the code XOSQ, and consisted of seven large canvas and brick hangars, and wooden living quarters and offices. In July 1918 it was designated No 46 Training Depot Station and equipped with AV 504, Camel and Dolphin aircraft. It closed in 1920. See also Phil Curme's Walking the Battlefields site

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2020

South Carlton Aerodrome Display

On the wall behind the pulpit

Last updated 7 August, 2022

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