|Located near Hanbury in Staffordshire|
Royal Air Force 1939-1966|
United States Army 1967-1973
|Ministry of Defence|
|Controlled by||Royal Air Force|
|Battles/wars||Second World War|
RAF Fauld was a Royal Air Force underground munitions storage depot located 2.0 miles (3.2 km) south west of Tutbury, Staffordshire and 10.44 miles (16.80 km) north east of Rugeley, Staffordshire, England.
At 11:11am on Monday 27 November 1944 a explosion destroyed a large part of site and resulted in the deaths of 75 people.
The depot was used until 1966 when the site was closed however in late 1966 when France withdrew from NATO's integrated military structure the site was briefly used between 1967 and 1973.
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