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Airfield Farm, Hardwick

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Detailed history

Airfield farm has a memorial on the grounds, and is home to the Maurice Hammond Collection (The Hardwick Warbirds)

Connections

People

  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    On the 20th mission in January 1945, plane was hit by flak and landed in Sweden. Interned in Sweden until 8 May 1945. B-24 42-51523 Interned in Humlebacken (Korsnas)

  • Murray Fant

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Stephan Remias

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 41-28590

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 17:33:44 usxpat Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, history and media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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