Refreshing the Community's memory of 1918

Community Archive display in Hadleigh Library April 2018
RAF 100
De Havilland DH2 Scout
Reconstruction of the early days
The famous Rochford Aerodrome
King George V meets WW1 Fighter pilots

These snaps give an impression of the excellent display in Hadleigh Library. On 1st April 1918, the Royal Air Force was formed from the union of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.
Rochford was a military aerodrome (Also known as HOLT FARM)
Military users: WW1: RNAS/RFC/RAF RNAS Home Defence Station 1915 to 1918
37 & 61 [Home Defence] Sqdns (Sopwith Pups & SE5As)
With thanks to http://www.ukairfieldguide.net/airfields/Rochford

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