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Airfield/village Memorials

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1marshn30
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Re: Airfield/village Memorials

Post by 1marshn30 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:57 am

Hi all here is a memorial window in Sibford Gower Church to F/O Hugh Oddie .He was the pilot of 78Sqn Halifax EY-S shot down on 26/6/43 Over Bergen Holland . The rest of his crew became P.O.W s

ImageF/O M.H Oddie lost on ops 26/6/43 Pilot 78Sqn Halifax JB928 EY-S Sibford Gower Church by marshn2010, on Flickr

Also buried in the churchyard from the Great war

ImageAirMech2 Barton Sibford Gower Church by marshn2010, on Flickr

Not forgotten 101years on almost to the day

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1marshn30
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Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:35 pm
Location: Bodicote Oxfordshire

Re: Airfield/village Memorials

Post by 1marshn30 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:49 pm

Hi all
Folloing an enjoyable tour round Upper Heyford with Knife 04 and others I thought I would start posting the HAS shelter names that I got from last Sunday and the previous visit .
Apperently one had HAS was named Sir Douglas Bader but some kind soul had nicked it !!!
I dont know if other bases have named HAS .
Thanks again Darren for a great day out.
Ni

ImageHAS 1 QRA Area Amn3 Harry R Crites JR USNOnly USN fatality during the Berlin Airlift Crew chief on R5D ( C-54) 56502 VR-06 Which crashed 11/12/48 in Germany by marshn2010, on Flickr

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