Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Lions Bay, BC
    Posts
    762
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked 51 Times in 44 Posts

    Default RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe

    I have been reviewing a copy of A.M.O. 945 (see here: http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...-para-7-para-4) and it is heavily edited with handwritten notations. References to RCAF "R" Depot are struck out and replaced with "RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe" At what date was "R" Depot discontinued and replaced with Topcliffe? It would seem likely to me that this would have been post VE day. Any information most appreciated.

    During 1944, Topcliffe was an HCU for 6-Group. Dad completed his HCU at Topcliffe.

    Jim

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Stockholm
    Posts
    1,456
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 97 Times in 95 Posts

    Default Re: RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2019
    Posts
    464
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 79 Times in 74 Posts

    Default Re: RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe

    The answer to your query is contained within Dave's second link 'In February 1946 the depotís various sections closed down and control was transferred to the RAF bomber station in Topcliffe, Yorkshire.'

    Chris

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Lions Bay, BC
    Posts
    762
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked 51 Times in 44 Posts

    Default Re: RCAF Personnel Depot, Topcliffe

    Thanks Dave, Chris. So it seems “both” are correct! In any event the edits don’t pertain to the situation during the war.

    Jim

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •