Latitude 56˚05'15"N Longitude 03˚25'44"W

   
ACQUISITION  

 

OPENED  

 

COMMISSIONED 01 July 1942 as "WAXWING" - accounts 'on Books of MERLIN'.

 

PAID OFF September 1946

 

CLOSED Not known.

 

COMMANDING OFFICER  
   
FUNCTION  Accommodation  camp for Naval Air Personnel awaiting draft.

 

ADDRESS R.N. Camp

Townhill,

Dunfermline,

Fife,

Scotland

 

LOCALITY The camp lies on the S. edge of Townhill Wood, E of the SE edge of the town of Townhill.

 

LANDMARKS  

 

ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS

 

 

 

Not known

 

ACCOMMODATION

Capacity:

Officers: Unknown.
Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings: Unknown.
W.R.N.S. Officers: Unknown.
W.R.N.S.  Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings; Unknown.

 

 

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Michael Back (Dunfermline, UK) says...
I was born at the Waxwing Camp in Townhill but have no records or photographs of the site. I have traced my Fathers Family Tree back to the 1760's and wish to add further information. Both my parents passed away many years ago.
14th April 2016 8:08pm
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