No Phil, apart from slowing down as I was passing having a look at them between those hardened silos, I guess that the structures are still in place??
Have just found your posts.
I am a member of the Friends Association of 75 (NZ) Squadron.
I am a relative of Sgt. R.A. Wells who was at Mepal from 29/08/1944 until he was killed in action 05/10/1944. He was subsequently buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.
Roy was my Cousin and Brother in Law, hence my surname, Michael Wells.
Have you seen the display down at Witchford? I ask this because it features 75 and 115 squadrons who were based down there where a large number of photographs and other artifacts are on display.
I have much more to tell you but will leave that until you respond.
Thank you for the reply if you prefer you could email me at firstname.lastname@example.org as i would like to speak to you at length regarding the 75 sqd
Does anyone have a present day aerial shot of the former station, RAF Mepal in Cambridgeshire. If so please can you provide a link only, Dave Bloomfield is asking and as the request concerns 75 Squadron [NZ] I thought by placing this here someone would know of a photo, thanks in advance
Please log onto this site - http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/mepal
Hello again SWO,
I had never been past Mepal until I took my sister up there on 5th October, 1944 on the 60th anniversary of Roy being KIA.
We did pull onto the airfield site and I think Cheffin's were already on the land where they remain to this day. Anyway, I drove around everywhere that was accessible but did not notice any buildings likely to date back to WW2. In fact there had not been many additional buildings erected on much of the area on Remembrance Sunday 2012.
In view of the size and publicity Cheffin's site receives I wonder if they have any recent aerial photographs.
Also you could try the Witchford Display site which has a collection of Mepal material. Plese log onto - http://www.cambridgeshire.net/organisation/raf-witchford-display-of-memorabilia/9448.aspx