The year 1942

A little music from this year . . .

Charley Bream remembers

Charley Bream was a civilian who worked at Watton from early 1940 to 1968. In this video he remembers some of that time

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Flight Sergeant Douglas James Kirkland, Observer, 21 Squadron, RNZAF

Compiled by Richard Lindsay 411219 Flight Sergeant Douglas James Kirkland was born at Hawera, New Zealand, on 11th June 1920 and received his secondary education at Kawhai High School, later…

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Funeral of 605462 Sgt. A.H. Elliot Jnr. Pilot R.A.F. Killed 29th August 1942

These pictures record the burial of 605462 Sgt. Arthur Henry Elliot Jnr. Was a pilot with the RAF and was killed 29th August 1942 Aged 22. He was a citizen…

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Funeral Of Sgt. F.B.G. Heron, Flt. Sgt. G.D. Maluish, Sgt. G.E. Step

These pictures record the funeral of 3 airmen of 21 Squadron, R93513 Sgt. S.B.G. Heron. Pilot R.C.A.F. Aged 20, R65700 Flt. Sgt. G.D. Maluish Air Observer R.C.A.F. Aged 23, 1067562…

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