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Ronnie Jarrod

Civilian

Ronnie Jarrod lived near the Attlebridge airbase. At the age of 12, he and another boy Kenneth Tayor (aged 10) found a parachute with mortar bomb attached. Unfortunately as they were handling it the bomb exploded and both boys were killed. They are buried in All Saints Churchyard, Weston Longville.

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  • Kenneth Taylor

    Civilian
    Kenneth Taylor lived near the Attlebridge airbase. At the age of 10, he and another boy Ronnie Jarrod (aged 12) found a parachute with mortar bomb attached. Unfortunately as they were handling it the bomb exploded and both boys were killed. They are...

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  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

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24 October 2018 11:05:36 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, biography, person associations, place associations and media associations
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Featured in a film "Attlebridge Voices" produced by Bill Curtis and Paul Hindle. Uploaded to the American Air Museum website with the kind permission of Bill Curtis.

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