TG2813 : Albert Shower Road (road sign)

taken 3 years ago, near to Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

Albert Shower Road (road sign)
Albert Shower Road (road sign)
This road on the Rackheath Industrial Estate is named after Colonel Albert J Shower who was the base commander of RAF Rackheath when it was an active airfield during WW2, and who stayed with the 467th Bombardment Group throughout the duration of the group's stay at the station. The industrial estate was built on the airfield's Technical site and a number of roads are named after men who served there.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2809 1366 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3568N 1:22.3349E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2810 1366
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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