Handley Page V/1500 RAF Bomber Memorial

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Reference WMO258573

Address:

21 Garrick Avenue

Golders Green

London

London Borough of Barnet

London

N11 9AR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Information to follow unveiled 8th June 2018 100 years ago to the hour and day
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At 2.15pm ON JUNE 8TH 1918, PROTOTYPE HANDLEY PAGE V/1500 BOMBER B9463 CRASHED AT THIS SPOT, SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM CRICKLEWOOD AERODROME. 5 CREW MEMBERS DIED IN THE CRASH CAPT VERNON BUSBY, RAF JAMES WILLIAM WINDEBANK ROBERT COOPER WALTER HATHAWAY BERTRAM COOPER RIP Till the day break and the shadows flee away

CAPT VERNON BUSBY, RAF JAMES WILLIAM WINDEBANK ROBERT COOPER WALTER HATHAWAY BERTRAM COOPER

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