W. J. Hunt and H. Gysel

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Reference WMO/285189


50 Quaker Lane


DL10 4AX


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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A plaque attached to a garden wall to commemorate the crash of RAF Beaufighter V8542 nearby.
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At 2030 hours on the 14th December 1942 a Royal Air Force Beaufighter Mark VIf No V8452 of 219 squadron, Scorton, crashed to the north of this place. Sadly Flight Lieutenant W.J. Hunt, pilot and Flight Sergeant H. Gysel, navigator, were killed. During World War II over 70,000 Royal Air Force personnel were reported killed or missing. Their name liveth for evermore.

Flight Lieutenant W.J. Hunt Flight Sergeant H. Gysel

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