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The Airfields of 103 Squadron RAF

In its long history 103 Squadron has been based at a number of interesting airfields at home and abroad. Below is a list courtesy of Wikipedia. I have written short histories of 8 of the prominent ones,

Ronchin France,

RAF Usworth,

Betheniville France,

RAF Newton,

RAF Elsham Wolds

There is now a separate RAF Elsham Wolds Airfield website here or click banner below.

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RAF Gutersloh Germany,

RAF Nicosia Cyprus

 RAF Seletar Singapore

I will add to those in due course.

From

To

Base

Remarks

1 September 1917

8 September 1917

RFCS Beaulieu, Hampshire

Formed here as RFC unit

8 September 1917

12 May 1918

RFCS Old Sarum, Wiltshire

 

12 May 1918

21 October 1918

Serny, France

 

21 October 1918

26 October 1918

Floringhem, France

 

26 October 1918

25 January 1919

Ronchin, France

 

25 January 1919

26 March 1919

Maisoncelle, France

 

26 March 1919

1 October 1919

RAF Shotwick, Flintshire

1st Disbandment

10 August 1936

26 February 1937

RAF Andover, Hampshire

 

26 February 1937

2 September 1938

RAF Usworth, County Durham

 

2 September 1938

1 April 1939

RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire

 

1 April 1939

2 September 1939

RAF Benson, Oxfordshire

 

2 September 1939

28 November 1939

Challerange, France

 

28 November 1939

15 February 1940

Plivot, France

 

15 February 1940

16 May 1940

Betheniville, France

 

16 May 1940

4 June 1940

Rheges/Saint-Lucien Ferme

 

4 June 1940

14 June 1940

Ouzouer-le-Doyen, France

 

14 June 1940

15 June 1940

Souge, France

 

15 June 1940

16 June 1940

RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Air echelon only

16 June 1940

3 July 1940

RAF Honington, Suffolk

 

3 July 1940

11 July 1941

RAF Newton, Nottingham

 

11 July 1941

26 November 1945

RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire

2nd Disbandment

30 November 1954

1 August 1956

RAF GŁtersloh, West Germany

3rd Disbandment

1 August 1959

31 July 1963

RAF Nicosia, Cyprus

4th Disbandment

1 August 1963

28 March 1969

RAF Seletar, Singapore

 

28 March 1969

15 September 1971

RAF Changi, Singapore

 

15 September 1971

31 July 1975

RAF Tengah, Singapore

5th Disbandment

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