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Detail of the individual commemoration at the foot of the right hand flag pole on the site of the principal memorial to the service of the 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy). The site is on the roadside near the village of Conington.

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  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

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Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 14:24:52 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Added connection to the airman memorialized.

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 20:44:59 Rob in Norwich Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
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Original photos by Rob Edwards, January 2018.

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