Monument record 0660602000 - RAF Westcott


World War II airfield at RAF Westcott, used mainly for operational training.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY TRAINING SITE (Modern - 1942 AD to 1945 AD)


World War 2 airfield used by Bomber Command for Operational Training Unit No 11 (No 11 OTU) from Sept. 1942 and Electronic Countermeasures Development Unit 92 Group. Involved in Operation Exodus (repatriation of prisoners of war from Europe in 1945). No 11 OTU disbanded 03/Aug/1945. Airfield placed under Care and Maintenance until April 1946 (B1-2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC19271 Bibliographic reference: Robin J Brooks. 2000. Thames Valley Airfields in the Second World War.
  • <2>SBC19272 Bibliographic reference: Buckinghamshire Record Office. 1995. Wartime Buckinghamshire 1939-1945.


Grid reference SP 7100 1700 (point)
Civil Parish WESTCOTT, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jul 12 2016 9:51AM

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