BADA was responsible for the three Base Air Depots; #1 Burtonwood, #2 Warton & #3 Langford Lodge plus various sub units across the UK. Essentially had responsibility for th e provision,maintenance and modification and ultimately salvage or return to...
Military | Corporal | Base Air Depot 1, US Strategic Air Forces
'Corporal Don H Christenson, now Chief Master Sergeant (ret) was assigned to the 1st Base Air Depot, AAF, England at Roayl Air Force, Burtonwood, from 19 September 1943 to 5 August 1945. I was never an aircrew member. My duties were to recover down and...
Military | Base Air Depot 1, US Strategic Air Forces
'I served at Burtonwood BAD #1 from 1943 to May 1945.'
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered to Lincoln 9 December 1944. Transferred to Dow Field on 17 December 1944. Assigned to the 535BS/381BG [MS-Q] at Ridgewell on 22 December 1944, and lost its stabiliser in taxi accident on 11 April 1945 with B-17 44-8826; Assigned to Base...
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Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)