Wellington Bomber X3171 Crash
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- Metal Brass
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
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In memory of/[6 names]/who gave their lives at/Comb Moor, Northumberland on/1st March 1943/whilst flying a/Vickers Armstrong Wellington 1C Serial Np/ X3171/of 15 Operational Training unit, RAF Harwell, Berkshire/"wherever and for as long as freedom/flourishes on the earth, the men and/women who possess it will thank them/and will say they did not die in vain"/Plaque presented by the Air Crash Investigation and Archaeology Group
Sergeant David Llewellyn Barley/ Pilot Officer Joseph Donnelly/ Pilot Officer Thomas Winstanley/ Sergeant Dennis Ronald Bending/ Sergeant William Stanley Gibson/ Sergeant George Marshall