ⓘ RAF Barton Hall

                                     

ⓘ RAF Barton Hall

Royal Air Force Barton Hall or more simply RAF Barton Hall is a former Royal Air Force station situated between the villages of Barton and Broughton, near Preston, Lancashire, England.

                                     
  • RAF Barton Hall former RAF station and country house in the parish of Barton Preston, England Barton Hall a country house in the parish of Barton Turf
  • to cover north - west England and Northern Ireland. It was based at RAF Barton Hall No. 9 Group itself had a relative short lifespan. By 1944 it was predominantly
  • Group RAF at RAF Barton Hall No. 10 Group RAF at RAF Box, No. 11 Group RAF at RAF Uxbridge, No. 12 Group RAF at RAF Watnall and No. 14 Group RAF at Raigmore
  • 9 Group RAF at RAF Barton Hall No. 10 Group at RAF Box, No. 11 Group at RAF Uxbridge, No. 13 Group RAF at RAF Newcastle and No. 14 Group RAF at Raigmore
  • Group at RAF Barton Hall No. 11 Group RAF at RAF Uxbridge, No. 12 Group RAF at RAF Watnall, No. 13 Group RAF at RAF Newcastle and No. 14 Group RAF at Raigmore
  • Group RAF at RAF Barton Hall No. 10 Group RAF at RAF Box, No. 11 Group RAF at RAF Uxbridge, No. 12 Group RAF at RAF Watnall and No. 13 Group RAF at RAF Newcastle
  • No. 9 Group RAF, Fighter Command. Group Control was positioned at RAF Barton Hall near Preston, and its sectors covered Lancashire, Cheshire and Shropshire
  • The parish includes the large hamlet of Bushton, the small hamlet of The Barton the former separate village of Bupton, and the shrunken medieval village
  • unofficially as RAF Goat Hill In 1943 Robert S. Johnson, a US ace pilot of the Second World War, was stationed here. Goxhill Hall is a Grade II listed
  • from Barton June 1938: All schedules were transferred to the newly completed larger Ringway Airport which between 1940 and 1957 also accommodated RAF Ringway
  • the RAF Fighter Command order of battle at 15 September 1940, during the Battle of Britain. RAF Fighter Command Headquarters was located at RAF Bentley
  • No. 14 Group RAF was the title of several Royal Air Force groups, including a group responsible for anti - submarine activity from 1918 to 1919 after being