Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Thriplow House Hospital

Military site : non-airfield

In 1939 Thriplow House was requisitioned and used as a convalescent hospital for British airmen. In 1943, following the stationing of the USAAF 78th Fighter Group at Duxford Airdrome, Thriplow House was turned over to the 78th FG and was used as a convalescent hospital for American airmen for the next two and a half years.
See more in “History of Thriplow House, Thriplow, Cambridgeshre, England.”, by Thomas W. Whitehead, 2000.

Detailed history

See full details in “History of Thriplow House, Thriplow, Cambridgeshre, England.”, by Thomas W. Whitehead, 2000.

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

People

  • Cecil Whitehead

    Military | Private First Class | Medic, Ambulance Driver
    See more in “History of Thriplow House, Thriplow, Cambridgeshre, England.”, by Thomas W. Whitehead, 2000.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 April 2015 09:54:11 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date, construction date, description and history
Sources

Place added added courtesy of Thomas W. Whitehead for Historic Duxford Veterans’ File, from “History of Thriplow House, Thriplow, Cambridgeshre, England.”, by Thomas W. Whitehead, 2000.

Share