B24 Liberator Crash, Memorial and Tree

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Reference WMO/268006


Costessy cemetery

Longwater Road





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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Brick Brick
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A cast metal tablet on a brick plinth beneath a tree to which it refers. At the top is the emblem of the 8th United State Army Air Force See the inscription for details.
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This tree was planted in 1992 in memory of / the crew of the B-24 Liberator aircraft of / the 564th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group, / 2nd Air Division, U. S. 8th Air Force who died / in a crash in Carr's Hill Wood, Costessey on / 7th March 1945. / (Names) / "We will remember them"

1st Lt Dale E Williams, 2nd Lt Richard K Angert, T/Sgt Marion J Kaczmarek, S/Sgt George W Eckelbecker, S/Sgt John A Luther, 1st Lt George E Benko. Sgt Hubert D Pfeiffer, S/Sgt James V Hill, S/Sgt Alan E Whitehurst, Cpl Dwayne H Huebner,

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