Halifax BB216 - LQ-D

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Reference WMO262030

Address:

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

East Kirkby Airfield

East Kirkby

East Kirkby

PE23 4DE

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Tree and plaque Took off from Topcliffe, Yorkshire at 2303 for Saarbrücken. While crossing the east coast, theport outer engine caught fire, although the fire was quelled, structural failure of the port wing followed and the order to bale out was given. At least two of the airmen fell into the sea and drowned, while the Halifax crashed 2358 at Chapel St. Leonards, 5 miles north borth west of Skegness, Lincolnshire
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MacKENZIE, Norman Angus. Warrant Officer Class II, Pilot. R/86313. Royal Canadian Air Force. Son of John and Mary MacKenzie, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, aged 27. Buried Grave 19. Disforth Cemetery, Yorkshire EAGLES, Clarence Gordon, Flight Sergeant. W.Op./Air Gnr. R/83536. Royal Canadian Air Force. Son of William and Annie E. Eagles, of Southampton, Ontario, Canada, aged 21. Buried Grave 18. Disforth Cemetery, Yorkshire STONE, Harold. Sergeant. W.Op./Air Gnr. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Bertie Heyer Stone and Phyllis Stone, aged 20. Buried Grave 17. Disforth Cemetery, Yorkshire DAWDY, Louis Donald. Flight Sergeant. R/90329. Royal Canadian Air Force. Son of Louis Joseph and Ruby Pearl Dawdy, of Kingsville, Ontario, Canada, aged 20. Commemorated Panel 103, Runnymede Memorial Surrey.

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