World War 2

Carew Airfield Aerial Photo 1946

It was in 1938 that construction started on the new airfield situated on the site of the First World War Royal Naval Air Station. The first unit to arrive was ‘B’ Flight of Number 1 Anti Aircraft Co-operation Unit arriving in April 1939 with its Hawker Henley aircraft. This unit spent the duration of the […]

Carew Airfield History

Carew Airfield Aerial Photo 1946

It was in April 1938 that the first steps were taken to acquire 600 acres of land to the south of Sageston and the A477 and the east of Carew Cheriton for the construction of a new airfield A number of local farms and businesses were affected by this acquisition by the Air Ministry. The […]

World War 1

RNAS Milton World War One

It was in August 1915 that the first steps were taken to establish the Royal Naval Air Station known as Milton and sometimes Pembroke. Two hundred and ninety eight acres were acquired to the south of Sageston and the A477, with the main road to Tenby forming the eastern boundary. Two corrugated iron hangers were […]