TG2813 : Bidwell Road (road sign)

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

Bidwell Road (road sign)
Bidwell Road (road sign)
All the road signs on the Rackheath Industrial Estate are airfield related and commemorate RAF Rackheath, the Technical Site of which the industrial estate now occupies. The sign commemorates Herbert (Bert) Bidwell.
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
Sunday, 10 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2817 1391 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.4894N 1:22.4161E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2816 1391
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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