RAF Digby


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Reference WMO/263988

Address:

RAF Digby

Cuckoo Lane

Digby

Lincoln

LN4 3LH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Replica Supermarine Spitfire IX MJ382 in the colours of DN-Y of 416 squadron and carrying legend “City of Oshawa” by the cockpit mounted on a plinth at the main gate, together with a memorial plaque which reads:
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Oshawa” by the cockpit mounted on a plinth at the main gate, together with a memorial plaque which reads: Spitfire Mk IX This Spitfire is a replica on an aircraft flown by the Royal Canadian Air Force from RCAF Digby during the period 1942 – 1945, It was dedicated on the 75th anniversary of the Station to all personnel, service and civilian, who have served here at RAF Digby (previously known as RAF Scopwick and RCAF Digby) and also the former satellite airfields at Coleby Grange and Wellingore. The airfield was opened on 28 March 1918.

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