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Title
 
RAF Kenley Insignia
Description
 
Carved and painted insignia of RAF Kenley. RAF Kenley was one of the two Royal Air Force stations in the Croydon area. The other was based at Croydon Airport. Kenley Aerodrome had seen service in the First World War. It was an Aircraft Acceptance Park in 1917 - 1918, preparing machines for service in France. In the Second World War, two fighter squadrons were based at RAF Kenley. Together with those at RAF Croydon and nearby Biggin Hill they were responsible for the defence of a wide area of south east England, from London to the Channel.
Object Name
 
sign
Date
 
1939-1945
Physical Description
 
Carved and painted insignia of RAF Kenley.
Material
 
wood
Measurements
 
whole: 300 x 130 x 140 mm
Maker
 
Unknown
Associated Object Number
 
m/2004/188
Theme
 
National & International | National Events
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 4 | Kiosk 5
Type
 
Museum Objects
Level
 
Item
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service