Peoples Gallery

Over the years literally thousands of men and women have passed through the gates of RAF Cardington. Do you know any of these people? Perhaps your father or grandfather served there or maybe you worked there as a civilian? Maybe your mother or grandmother received her Balloon Training at Cardington as a WAAF in the Second World War. If you have any photos and stories of people connected to the Station please send them in so we can all enjoy them.

This section has a page each for Station Comanders, RAF Personnel, Civilians and Interesting Recruits - please send your stories and pictures in so they can be posted here.

Murlis green

Grp Capt Murlis Green DSO, MC

  RAF Station Commanders

Left is shown the second station commander who served at Cardington from Feb 1938 to Nov 1939. Grp Capt G W Murlis Green was a WWI air ace credited with 8 hits.
In all there were 31 Commanders at at Cardington who are all listed in this section.

Do you recognise anyone here? This photograph is of a revue on the Camp in June 1944. It is not known if these ladies were WAAFS or civilians - can you help?

RAF Cardington 1951 - did you enlist here? What was it like? Have you any stories you can share?