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Redlingfield Memorial

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Memorial erected and dedicated in 2010, remembers the crash of the B17 42-31123 on 19 November 1943. The plane crashed shortly after taking off, all but one of its bombs exploded, and Green Farm was destroyed. There were no civilian casualties.

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  • Warren Strawn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    * 19 November 1943 : B1742-31123 took off on mission to Germany. When it failed to gain flying speed and was banking to turn, it stalled and crashed at Redlingfield, Suffolk. All 10 men on board killed. Full details on the crash and crew at ...

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Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 16:07:11 usxpat Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, history, aircraft associations and media associations
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http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
http://95thbg-horham.com/wordpress/redlingfield-remembers-70th-anniversary/

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