DURING THE SECOND WORLD
WAR, WALTHAM WAS AN
R.A.F. AERODROME , WITH,

142 SQUADRON FLYING
WELLINGTONS

100 SQUADRON FLYING
LANCASTERS

550 SQUADRON FLYING
LANCASTERS
BITS OF INFO FOR YOU


R.A.F. GRIMSBY ( WALTHAM ) 1941 -1945.
TO FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM AND TO END NAZI TYRANNY.
YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD CAME TO THIS
AIRFIELD
TO SERVE AND TO FLY THE WELLINGTONS AND LANCASTERS
OF
142 AND 100 SQUADRONS
OVER 1000 BRAVE YOUNG MEN CAME THROUGH THIS
ENTRANCE
NEVER TO RETURN. MANY MORE WERE SHOT DOWN AND
CAPTURED.

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM AND SALUTE ALL WHO SERVED
HERE.

A PLAQUE AT THE ENTRANCE TO AIRFIELD READS,