History

Elsham Wolds is the name given to a wide plateau rising steeply to the north of the village of Elsham, in North Lincolnshire. Although only actively associated with aviation during the two World Wars in the first half of the twentieth century, this legacy is reflected by the Squadron crests that appear on every street sign in the village. It is also recalled in remembering that history, the hundreds involved during those years of frenetic activity and the thousands of other lives affected by it.

For ease of reference, the history of those times is summarised over several pages reached by following the links, below.


Airfield History


103 Squadron History


576 Squadron History


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