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11th - 13th May 2018

These are the dates for the Mildenhall Register annual reunion next year. The annual gathering of members, their families and friends. We will have a full program of events throughout the weekend (more details to come later) and our service of Remembrance at Beck Row on the Sunday to round things off. Ticket applications will arrive with the newsletter sometime in January. If you don't get an invite, or would like to be added to our database, contact the secretary atmrsecretaryAThotmail.co.uk (replacing the AT with the normal symbol) 



A change of landlord at the Bird in Hand has led to potential difficulties in providing bed and breakfast at the Reunion in May.  Your committee is in negotiations with the new landlord who needs assurances as to the number likely to attend before he commits himself to help. 'If you intend trying for a room at the Bird please inform our treasurer Smiley Mildwater of your requirements by the end of February which will then be forwarded to the Manager'. We must tress that at this time nothing is guaranteed.




How we can help you.


History & Research:

History of Mildenhall RAF Base and hints and tips on research. 



The Squadrons:

A page for each of the squadrons plus squadron historians details. 



Photos - old & new:

Some identified, some not. Plus, photos taken at the annual reunions.



Stories to read:

Read some great stories here.



Books & films to buy:

See details of books published and films made and where to buy them.



Links to other sites:

Links to various web sites of interest.



News & Newsletters:

News items plus our archived newsletter section. You can read them online or download and print them.



AGM Minutes:

AGM minutes dating back to 2008.



Contacts & Enquiries:

Click here to see the contact details for our office bearers and our enquiry form. 




This web site is dedicated to all who served with XV, 75, XC, 149, 218 & 622 Bomber Squadrons and their support personnel at RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath during WWII. The aim of the website is to provide a source of information, memories and stories for anyone with an interest in the squadrons and the personnel who served as Ground or Air crew at Mildenhall and Lakenheath. 

On its initial formation, in around 1979, the Mildenhall Register’s objective was to bring together people who share a common bond with the squadrons that operated out of RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath during the Second World War, and all their support staff. Here we will try to cover all aspects of the squadrons’ histories, groundcrew memories and individual aircraft and crew stories.


Today we appeal to a wider audience, with the intention of perpetuating and preserving the memory of all those who contributed to the ultimate victory. WW2 'Erk, Air Traffic Controller, NAAFI lady; whether you are relatives of Squadron members, researching family members, remembering old friends or would like to know more of what it meant to be in the RAF at this time, you are most welcome to join. Membership is Free.


Membership is open to:

  • All those who serve or have served at RAF Mildenhall or Lakenheath at any time. 
  • Those who serve, or have served in any capacity with XV, 75, XC, 149, 218 or 622 Bomber squadrons. 
  • Relatives of personnel who served with one of the Squadrons, RAF Mildenhall, RAF Lakenheath, or have an affiliation with, or interest in our objectives.



  • To maintain the spirit of comradeship and interest among those with a common bond to these Squadrons.
  • To gather information relating to the Squadrons and all personnel, both for historic purposes and for the interests of members.
  • To perpetuate the memory of those who died in service. 
  • To hold Reunions for as long as the members wish. 
  • To maintain a good relationship with members of the present 622 Squadron.


For more details contact:  mrsecretary@hotmail.co.uk




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