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Church of St Mary the Virgin

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Detailed history

The church houses several original artefacts from the Deenethorpe airfield, station 128 where the 401st Bombardment Group were based.

Connections

People

  • Clarence Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt Clarence Bailey flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner.

  • Wilbur Ford

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Wilbur was born Jan 6, 1917 and died Jan 27, 2010 at the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, TX. He flew several missions over Germany during WWII and his co-pilot was Terence Bennett McArron.

  • James Huffman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Crashed near Merseburg on 11/21/44 in B-17 42-97600.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 11:50:23 Rob in Norwich Created entry with name, latitude, longitude and history
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Visited and photographed by Rob edwards on 10 April 2018. Photos to follow.

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