Memorial Plaque to Sgt T.H. Skelton RAF, KIA 12-13/05/43

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Reference WMO/265184


Control Tower Cafe

Langar Airfield

Off Harby Road


LATITUDE: 52.889834995630274 LONGITUDE: -0.9065054771825771


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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: In the ground floor café of the Sky Diving Centre is a memorial to Sgt T.H. Skelton KIA 12-13/05/43 Sgt T.H. Skelton was the Bomb Aimer on 207 Sqn Lancaster W4938 EM-A that had departed Langar at 0015 for Ops Duisburg on 13/05/43 The Cause of the loss is unknown. The aircraft crashed between Oberhausen and Sterkrade, Germany. All seven crew were killed, four of which have no known grave and are therefore commemorated at the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
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