"Take these men as your example, like them remember that posterity can only be for the free: that freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it." Pericles, 431 BC

Monday, 22 July 2013

Lavenham: SS Peter and Paul

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TL 913 489
photos taken 10 July 2013

St Peter and St Paul

There is also a roll of honour in this chapel.

To the men of the 487th Bomb Group (H)
Lost in action 1943 – 1945

487th Bomb Group (H)
836th squadron
837th squadron
838th squadron
839th squadron

U.S. Army Air Force
8th Air Force
Station 137
Lavenham, Suffolk, England

I remember you, my young brothers, as we were, as it was,
This is the resting place of our memory, as it always will be.
487th Crew Member, 1996
October 1996

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