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Luddesdown

Decoy
Also known as: Cuxton
County: Medway
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 15 July 1941 (earliest known date) - 1944 (last known date May)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Decoy Type(s): QX, later Q
Decoy Number(s): 96(b)

Luddesdown operated as the second listed decoy airfield after Cliffe Marshes for Gravesend during World War Two. The control shelter still survives.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Cuxton Parish Council

A decoy bunker at Luddesdown. Courtesy of Kent Explore History

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Gravesend (Chalk)

Associated Airfield(s):

Cliffe Marshes

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