Kingsnorth

Airfield
Aerial photograph of Kingsnorth airfield looking south, there are blister hangars in the woods, and above the runway intersection, 30 April 1946. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1443. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Object Number - RAF_106G_UK_1443_RS_4401 - Aerial photograph of Kingsnorth airfield looking south, there are blister hangars in the woods, and above the runway intersection, 30 April 1946....

Kingsnorth was used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, with temporary runways and buildings. It was then used by the Ninth Air Force as an Advanced Landing Ground 1944, and was in 1944 home briefly to the 36th Fighter Group.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-715471
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 22nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-789885
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11082377 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 22nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-798271
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 22nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17152235 / O-766701
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Death Takes a Holiday
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 22nd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron 53rd Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 36th Fighter Group 22nd Fighter Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:02:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / Chris Ashworth, Action Stations 9: Military Airfields of the Central South and South-east (Cambridge, 1985)

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