Gordon Hedgecox of 192 Squadron

David Hedgecox, whose late father was Gordon, left a comment on this post about life in CSE  in 2021 on how much his father would have enjoyed them. “His name…

Memories from Geoff Wanley

Memories from Geoff Wanley I was posted to Watton in April 1965 after joining the RAF at the tender age of 15 in 1963, as a Boy Entrant Apprentice. It…

David Fossey Cpl Tech – my time here

I was posted from RAF Yatesbury to CSE Watton in September 1954 and worked there as a Cpl Tech Air Wireless Fitter until September 1957. During my term there we…

SQN LDR R.E. HUNTER DFM (WOp/AG IN WEBSTER CREW)

This biography was authored by Rusty Russell and has been extracted from Mast High Over Rotterdam – Please respect Rusty’s Copyright to the work as detailed in the first section of the book. Wartime crews…

Philip Felton remembers

A 21 Squadron navigator in 1941 was Sergeant Phillip Felton who wrote to Colin Waugh about his career in the RAF and involvement in raids of the period; “I joined…

Video: A tour of RAF Watton in 1988

One day in 1988 a local builder, Paul Lincoln, drove past the upturned concrete base of a Nissen Hut. In the underside he recognised the tyre tracks of an American…

Video: Jim and Wiley remember

In May 1989, Jim Agerton and Wiley Noble both returned to Watton on a 3rd SAD reunion tour. They found time to sit and talk with Nell Horn in her…