Great research, fine website, well done chaps.
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I can give you some info on the East Leake Blenheim if you would like to drop me an e-mail.
Can anyone help me find the exact location of the Wellington bomber N2809 that crashed around Gun Hill, near Whitwick?
My Uncle "Vickers Graham" was a Sergeant Air Gunner on this fateful flight, BK43 crashed into a Paddock behind the Vicarage in Oakham Co Rutland,
I have Aerial Photo's of the Crash Site some months before & after the incident,
I have researched the tragic incident quite thoroughly and even contacted the Pilots Brother in NZ,
I would still like to know if anyone has further details of the incident, or what happened to the wreckage,
can any one tell me anything about a german plane the crashed in about 1945 in a field at claybrook magna ,my mum has been telling me about it today and would love to know more?
I am looking for the nephew of Robert C Simmons. If he could please contact me at Lori.firstname.lastname@example.org it would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you for this site. I am the nephew of 2nd Lt Robert C. Simmons who died 27 September 1944. He was with the 849th Bomber Squadron, 490th Bomber Group, Heavy. From the limited information I've been able to find the air craft name was Heavenly Body. Knowing there is a memorial marker near the crash site sent shivers through me, as I never knew about it. I do know, and have visited twice the grave at the American Cemetery in Cambridge England. If there are any living members who may have known my uncle, or if there are any photos of the crew, and or the air craft, I would love to see and or hear from you.
Thank you again.
Robert C. Simmons
Thank you for presenting the memorials for me to see. I was born on the day that the RB-29 crashed. In Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Just found you while googling,Great website! will add a link from my site. Please note you have my OLD WEBSITE from Lycos in your links page, this is now dorment, can you please update with my new one above. Thanks! Dave.
i am the grandson of joseph bannen who lost his life on flight nd820.All these years the family thought that the only memorial was at runnymede now because of the wonders of the internet we have discovered the memorial in linconshire.As a family we now intend to visit our beloved husband,father,grandfather and great grandfather at his grave and show him the legacy he left.on apersonal note i would like to thank you and all the others who have posted there findings online without you we would still belive him missing were as in reality he was allways there in a field in linconshire.
Am most impressed by this website and look forward to watching its development. Am particularly grateful for the help given by Don in researching the circumstances of the death of my own relative.
Excellent update to the site and makes for a more interesting read. Well done.
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