Whitley V aircraft crash, Oxford

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Reference WMO258699

Address:

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Wolfson College

Linton Road

Oxford

OX2 6UD

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This plaque was unveiled at Wolfson College (which now stands on the site of the crash) by Hermione Lee, President of the College, on 4 May 2014
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In memory of the crew of the Whitley V aircraft which crashed here on a training flight from RAF Abingdon, on 4 May 1941 Pilot Officer Charles Nairn Small, pilot, aged 23 Pilot Officer William Alexander Munro Halley, observer, aged 19 Sergeant John Alfred Mochan, wireless operator, aged 20 and of Frances Emma Hitchcox, local resident

Pilot Officer Charles Nairn Small Pilot Officer William Alexander Munro Halley Sergeant John Alfred Mochan Frances Emma Hitchcox

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