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RAF Crash site in my garden

Discussion in 'Living History' started by urqh, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. urqh

    urqh Tea drinking surrender monkey

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    Well not quite my garden but quite close..Knew it was here but never went to have a look until this morning...
    Aircraft was from RAF Honeybourne...will try and get some pics of that site up soon...Drive by these places most days but don't seem to get time to drive in.
     
  2. Martin Bull

    Martin Bull Acting Wg. Cdr

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    Thanks for posting that, urqh. A fitting reminder of the horrendous numbers of aircrew killed on training flights in clapped-out old aircraft.....
     
  3. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    Do you know who put the plaque up, Urqh?
    Rather charming, and looks new.

    Ah, Peter Clare put this from Chorley in a brief WW2T thread:
    ROC mention - nice. ;)

    Tad more:
    Plaque honouring war heroes re-instated at Broadway Tower (From Evesham Journal)
    There aren't half some bastards about...

    ~A
     
  4. urqh

    urqh Tea drinking surrender monkey

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    Poopie....the cold war ROC post is just in a defile behind the tower...Its now a museum piece. Public pay to go down into it. A few hundred yards away on the main road there is a Polish resettlement camp. Buildings in the form of a small town..roads..the lot, now occupied...by....sheep.

    There is a small parade/turnout at the plaque site most years on the anniversary.
     
  5. KodiakBeer

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    I thought the same thing KB. Peaceful. A place of Tranquility for those who lost their lives to forever Rest.
     
  7. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Great shots, urqh. Glad to see that the lost crews are remembered. The other shots are equally impressive. Nice place to live.
     

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