"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, 12 August 2013

Linstead Parva

Linstead Parva: St Margaret of Antioch

52.34772, 1.43016
TM 337 777
photos taken 20 June 2012

This is an unusual memorial. It commemorates the last of 60 airmen of the Luftwaffe to die over Suffolk during the War. But it also mentions a Sergeant from California: Peter J. Voye, who died when the JU88 strafed the Metfield airfield.

Sergeant Voye was a naturalized American citizen, born in Norway. He is buried at Cambridge.

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