Netheravon, Wiltshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Netheravon and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Raf Netheravon

I was stationed here at R.A.F. Netheravon in late 1958 to do trade training for the R.A.F. Police. I was only here for that duration, and can remember that it was quite cold. I made friends with a chap called Mike Howard while doing our training, and on weekends he and i used to travel around by thumbing lifts from cars. ...Read full memory

Police Dog Training Usaf

I am looking for any information of the time I was training in U.S.A.F class 7 and my dog Rusty, Oct to Nov 1957. Mr Frickey was my trainer. I had spent two weeks in hospital of my 6 week course. Still came out 1. I do remember that Special Forces were traning there at the same time, and one evening we wanted to ...Read full memory

Rowes Of Netheravon.

As a little girl I remember visiting Auntie Alice and Uncle Bill Rowe. They lived in Vine Cottage just down from the SSW Army Camp. Dad was stationed there after the Second World War, that's where he met my mother Margaret Ada Rowe. We didn't vist much as dad came from Whickham, Co Durham. It must have been around the ...Read full memory