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1970's (© via Sue Lloyd)
Templeton airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Operations Room for Bomber Satellite Stations 7345/41 with added observation room 13079/41 and update to 2338/42
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
01/43 to 06/43, 306 Ferry Training Unit formed here with Bristol Beauforts, moved to Maghaberry.
/43 to 12/43, Coastal Command Avro Ansons of O Flight, No. 3 Operational Training Unit from Haverfordwest, moved to St. Athan.
14/12/43 to 08/05/44, 1st Gunnery and Tow Target Flight, VIII USAAF, from Warton with Westland Lysander and Miles Masters towing
targets for the fighters at Atcham, 1st G&TT Flt moved to Atcham.
08/44 to /44, Airfield used by 595 Sqn target towing Spitfires from Aberporth.
01/45 to 02/45,
Spitfires and Mosquitos of A Flight, No. 8 OTU from Haverfordwest. /45 to 06/45, Used by 8 OTU for aircraft repairs until they moved to Benson, airfield then closed.
RAF Templeton airfield
USAAF marked Lysander target tug of the 1st G&TT Flt and a P-47D Thunderbolt seen at Atcham
1944 via Gregory J. Hackenberg)
RAF Templeton airfield
Airfield:
OTU Satellite
Opened:
/1943
Closed:
/1945
ID Code:
TV
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete with wood chips
Hangars:
1x - T2
County:
Pembroke, Wales
Location:
7 miles NW of Tenby
OS Ref:
SN101112
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RAF Templeton airfield
RAF Templeton airfield 1943 - 1945
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