Monument record BAW 115 - World War II Barbed Wire Obstructions.

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World War II Barbed Wire Obstructions, RAF Bawdsey


Grid reference Centred TM 33960 38342 (431m by 334m)
Map sheet TM33NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A number of lengths of barbed wire obstruction can be seen running along fields to the north side of RAF Bawdsey in 1944 from roughly TM336382 to TM340385. The barbed wire is of World War II date, having been constructed some time after July 1940 and been mostly removed by October 1945. It would have formed part of the extensive anti-invasion defences surrounding RAF Bawdsey during World War II. (S1) (S2) (S3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106W/LA1 4017 18-APR-1944.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/LA22 4026 06-JUL-1944.
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK929 4421 16-OCT-1945.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2013 3:10PM

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