The year 1950

A little music from the time . . .

 

Central Signals 90 Group life in 1950 – 1952  By Roy Bending 

I was at RAF Watton Central Signals 90 Group, arriving about October 1950, having completed technical training at RAF St Athan. The conscription period had been increased from eighteen months…

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The View From The Cab The MT Driver’s perspective By John Beavin 

I arrived at Watton in Sept 1950 from 90 GP HQ Medmenham. I was an MT driver. I can only recall Lincolns being based at Watton at that time, there…

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Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1950

The CSE’s problems with shortage of aircraft were compounded when the Station’s Mosquitoes were grounded for most of January. The problem concerned their electrical wiring systems which required modifications before…

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