RAF Church Fenton photo gallery


Patricia Laws-Farris


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Photos from the mid-1950s sent to me by the daughter of the ex-Station Commander Gp Capt L M Laws

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Fenton Flyer


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Some photos scanned from those hanging in the Fenton Flyer pub in Church Fenton

5 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2018
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Ralph Bayley


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Some photos of an air day held soon after the end of World War 2, exact date unknown

6 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2018
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Derick Oakley


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4 photos are all from Derick Oakley who served at Church Fenton from April 1957 to September 1959.

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Brian Davidson


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Excellent photo from the 1954 air display

1 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2018
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Cliff Phillips / John Lawrence


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Cliff was stationed at Church Fenton December 1956 until 1959. Also some photos from John Lawrence

12 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2018
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Derek Palmer


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Some photos from the 1950s, from Derek Palmer, ex-19 Squadron groundcrew. Derek is webmaster of the 19 Squadron Association website.

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Alan Poole


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Alan Poole's father Lawrence (Lawrie) was a master baker at Church Fenton in the late-50s.

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Roger Carvell


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Roger Carvell sent me this excellent photo of an ex-72 Squadron Gloster Gladiator on the Flight Line at RAF Church Fenton, with a line-up of 72 Squadron Gloster Javelins in the background, which dates it to 1959. © Roger's father, W.O. Edward Carvell.

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Tom Jump


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Taken while Tom was stationed at Church Fenton 1948 - 1950.

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Clarisse Edwards


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Clarisse was a WRAF member at Church Fenton in the late 1940s

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Colin Davis


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Colin was a pilot with 72 Squadron at Church Fenton from September 1957 until the squadron moved to Leconfield in mid-1959.

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Spencer Cawthorne


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Spencer was 72 Sqn ground crew in the late 1950s

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Ray Stanton-Linder


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Ray was a 19 Sqn rigger on Meteors and Hunters at Church Fenton from January 1955 - July 1957.

6 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2018
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72 Squadron Archive


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All images kindly supplied by the 72 Squadron archive

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Stan Fencott


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Stan spent 4 years at Church Fenton from 1954 - 1958. He was initially a barman waiter and later a barman in the Officer's Mess.

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Richard Simpson


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These photos were all kindly sent to me by Richard Simpson, son of the late F/O Simpson, ex-19 Squadron pilot.

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Ron Barber


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Ron was with 19 Squadron at Church Fenton 1947/1948 and worked in the photographic section.

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Dave Anson


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Wing Commander Peter John Anson DFC's personally marked Meteor F8 sits outside 4 hangar at Church Fenton in early 1953.

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Angie Taylor


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Some photos taken by Angie's father David Common during his national service

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John Clegg


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John Clegg was a Meteor pilot on 72 Sqn in the mid-1950s

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David Kelley


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David was stationed at Church Fenton during his national service from Nov 1956 to June 1958, when he was a member of 19 Squadron.

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Brian Higgins


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Brian was a member of 609 Sqn RAuxAF at Church Fenton in the mid-1950s.

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Random files - 1946 - 1959
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0 views72 Sqn Meteor NF14 at Akrotiri
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0 viewsSquadron Leader B Beard with his Pilots and Airmen on the pan in front of a line-up of day-fighter Meteors, 1953/54
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1 viewsPhoto of an inspection of the 72 Squadron line at RAF Leconfield. © Arthur Barnard
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0 viewsA newspaper clipping of Sir Donald Hardman and Canon A.S. Giles at the presentation of the standard to 19 Squadron.
In the background can be seen 1 Hangar.
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0 views1948 Christmas display in one of the W.R.A.F. billets
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0 viewsTwo Meteors pass low over the airfield in 1958
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1 viewsMeteor F8 WK817 being refuelled on the line in front of 3 Hangar at Church Fenton

Last additions - 1946 - 1959
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