The year 1948

Review of 1948
RAF Receives King’s Colours

A little music from the time . . .

12th Street Rag Pee Wee & His Orchestra
Now Is The hour Bing Crosby
All I want For Christmas Spike Jones

Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1948

On January 5th, Air Commodore Weston moved to another appointment and Air Commodore Dalton Morris CBE assumed command of Watton as Commandant CSE. An Anson aircraft of CSE Flying Wing, flying from Shepherds Grove, crashed at East Wretham. Both crew members escaped without serious injury. By the end of January all WAAF personnel had been posted away from Watton. During February the Signals Research Section was retitled Signals Research Squadron, ‘Y’ Squadron became Monitoring Squadron and a new unit was […]