"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, 9 August 2013


52.50522, 1.67890
TM 497 960
photos taken 27 June 2012

This is not a USAAF memorial--a United States Navy Air Force Mosquito based at Coltishall crashed nearby, killing both crew members. Further information can be found in Ian McLachlan's book, Final Flights, published by Patrick Stephens Ltd., in 1989.

Find a Grave: Joe Black

Find a Grave: Thomas Aiken

This memorial, and the one at Ashby, was erected by the Hon Savile Crossley, Lord Somerleyton

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