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

 

 

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.

 

 

Not known
 

 

 

 

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Additional sources:

 

Admiralty Fleet Orders:

 

Confidential Admiralty Fleet Orders:

 

 

 

 

 


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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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