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No. 22 Squadron RAF

No. 22 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operated the Westland Sea King HAR.3 and HAR.3A at three stations in the southern United Kingdom. The squadron was originally formed in 1915 as an aerial reconnaissance unit of the Royal Flying Corps serving on the Western Front during First World War. Becoming part of the Royal Air Force on its formation in 1918, it was disbanded the following year as part of the post-First World War scaling back of the RAF. During the Second World War the squadron operated in the torpedo bomber role over the North Sea and then in the Mediterranean and the Far East. Between 1955 and 2015 the squadron provided military search and rescue over the United Kingdom.

Thorney, Cambridgeshire village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, UK

Thorney is a village about 8 miles (13 km) east of Peterborough city centre, on the A47 in England.

Saint Adulf was an Anglo-Saxon saint.

Thorney Island (West Sussex) island in West Sussex, UK

Thorney Island is an island that juts into Chichester Harbour in West Sussex. It is separated from the mainland by a narrow channel called the Great Deep.

Thorney Island (London) former small island in London

Thorney Island was the eyot on the Thames, upstream of medieval London, where Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster were built. It was formed by rivulets of the River Tyburn, which entered the Thames nearby. In Roman times, Thorney Island may have been part of a natural ford where what was later called Watling Street crossed the Thames, of particular importance before the construction of London Bridge.

Thorney Abbey abbey in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Thorney Abbey, now the Church of St Mary and St Botolph, was a medieval monastic house established on the island of Thorney in The Fens of Cambridgeshire, England.

No. 280 Squadron was a Royal Air Force air-sea rescue squadron during the second world war.

Thorney Close

Thorney Close is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear in England.

Tim Thorney is a Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and record producer, currently working out of his studio Villa Sound near Collingwood, Ontario.

West Thorney village and civil parish in West Sussex, England

West Thorney is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district in West Sussex, England located nine kilometres (5.4 miles) west of Chichester south of the A27 road.

Midlands 4 East (South) is a level 9 English Rugby Union league and level 4 of the Midlands League, made up of teams from the southern part of the East Midlands region including clubs from Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and occasionally Cambridgeshire, all of whom play home and away matches throughout the season. Each year some of the clubs in this division also take part in the RFU Junior Vase - a level 9-12 national competition.

RAF Thorney Island airport in the United Kingdom

RAF Thorney Island is a former Royal Air Force station located 6.6 miles (10.6 km) west of Chichester, West Sussex, England and 7.1 miles (11.4 km) east of Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Bourne (electoral division) electoral division of West Sussex

Bourne is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council. The former County Councillor, Mark Dunn, was also Chairman of West Sussex County Council. He lost his seat in 2013 to Sandra James of the United Kingdom Independence Party.

1954 Aldbury Valetta accident

On 6 January 1954 WJ474 a twin-engined Vickers Valetta training aircraft of No. 2 Air Navigation School Royal Air Force crashed near RAF Bovingdon just after take off in bad weather.

No. 278 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as an air-sea rescue unit in World War II.

Baker Barracks

Baker Barracks is a British Army barracks located on Thorney Island around 6.58 miles (10.59 km) east from Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Huna of Thorney English saint

Saint Huna of Thorney was a seventh century Priest and Hermit. His influence in the Northumbrian and Anglian courts make him an important figure in the Christianisation of Anglo-Saxon England.

Thorney, Nottinghamshire village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England

Thorney is a village and civil parish about 2 and a half miles south west of Saxilby railway station, in the Newark and Sherwood district, in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. In 2011, the parish had a population of 248. The parish touches Wigsley, Kettlethorpe, Newton on Trent, Saxilby with Ingleby, Harby, North Clifton, South Clifton and Hardwick.