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Military site : non-airfield

In February 1944 strategic air depots were given new names to distinguish them from the combat group, thus 1 Strategic Air Depot based at Honington became Troston.

One of the last sites to be transferred to the RAF after the war.

Exact location unknown.

Detailed history

Not yet known

English Heritage's record description

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  • Leo Collette

    Military | Private
    On 25 October 1943 Collette was accused of claiming allowance for a child who did not exist on 12 October 1942. The ETO Board of Review's findings dismissed the claim.

  • Wendell Simmons

    Military | Truck Driver
    Simmons was stationed near Bury St. Edmunds. He mentioned Honington. He was a truck Driver and he would haul damaged B-17's. He talked about the Buzz Bombs. Was was in England from 1943-45.


Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 23:56:41 Paul Bellamy Changes to latitude and longitude

Air Depot site location corrected via aerial photos:

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:18 AAM AAM ingest

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / Roger Freeman, The Mighty Eighth War Manual (London, 1991)