Keys to the Past

World War II light anti-aircraft artillery site (Acklington)

In World War II (1939-45) a light anti-aircraft artillery site was built here to protect RAF Acklington. The site existed by 17 March 1944 and comprised one 40mm Bofors gun.

Reference number:N5587
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Acklington

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