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Handley Page Halifax B.III
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Location||Graveley, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire|
|Elevation AMSL||16 ft / 53 m|
No. 35 Squadron RAF
The first Squadron to move to Graveley was 35 Sqn (No. XXXV Squadron) RAF in August 1942 using the Handley Page Halifax (which it had used since 1940) it became a pathfinder unit, forming part of No. 8 Group. In March 1944 the squadron re-equipped with the Avro Lancaster.
No. 692 Squadron RAF
692 Sqn was formed on 1 January 1944 at RAF Graveley, equipped with Mosquito IV bombers, as part of the Light Night Striking Force of No. 8 Group RAF in Bomber Command. It reequipped with the Mosquito XVI bombers in March.
No. 227 Squadron RAF
227 Squadron moved to Graveley from Strubby in June 1945, and was disbanded here on 5th September 1945.
In popular culture
- "RAF Graveley". Control Towers. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
- "No. 227 Squadron (RAF): Second World War". History of War. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
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