"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

Friday, 19 July 2013

Nayland: War Memorial

51.97126, 0.87367
TL 974 342
photos taken 9 July 2013

This memorial is unusual, in that it remembers a young pilot who served in the 9th USAAF, out of Boxted, Essex. He crashed in Nayland, Suffolk.

In memory of Charles F. Gumm of Spokane Washington, USA Whose airplane crashed in this parish March 1st 1944 on service in the 9th American Army Air Force.

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