RAF Bridgnorth

RAF Bridgnorth is where tens of thousands servicemen and women did their Basic Training.
This web site aims to bring together friends, photographs and memories of those days.      Please see here for the latest additions

Over 1,000 photographs of people Station plan General photographs How it looks now
Leave your details here List of former Personnel, sorted by
Surnames A - K    L - Z    or    Service Numbers
Distant memories
Miscellaneous Facts The Drill Cup List of Corporals, etc. Message Forum
Search this site Photographs and Reports of the Reunions 'Freedom of Entry' Commentary Make a donation please
Unveiling of the Memorial Stone in July 2010. RAF Personnel in the local newspaper. Twenty page booklet published circa. 1957.
The 50th Anniversary of the closure of RAF Bridgnorth was commemorated on Saturday 1st June 2013.    
My photographs are here.           Stuart Hendry's photographs are here.

Bridgnorth Visitor Information Centre has a wonderful collection of memorabilia about RAF Bridgnorth that has been donated to them. My thanks to them for allowing me to use some of that material. If you have any photographs or documents that you wish to share, please see here.  They also have a RAF Bridgnorth Visitors Book recording the visit of many former servicemen and women. Although virtually nothing of the former station now exists, the beautiful town of Bridgnorth is still the place to relive those days. Please come and visit us. See the Bridgnorth Visitor Information Centre web site here.

Clive Gwilt has written and published a 30 page booklet "Memories of Royal Air Force Bridgnorth, Shropshire" It has what appears to be an excellent fully detailed history of the RAF Station. It also contains assorted photographs of individuals, buildings, the site plan, etc. The booklet is available from the Bridgnorth Visitor Information Centre for 2.50 plus 0.60 post and packing within the U.K. Cheques should be payable to Shropshire Council.

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This web site is a private concern. It has no connection with any official body, company or organization. Please let me know if you believe copyright has been infringed on any material so that it can be removed. The webmaster, Mr Gwynne Chadwick, has not served in the Forces and has no personal history of RAF Bridgnorth