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Airfield Farm, Hardwick

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



  • Raymond Darnell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 September 1943 as B-24 #42-40938 was shot down over France. PH

  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Initially on B-24 42-95024, the “Gypsy Queen” piloted by Leo Baumann. After its crash, reassigned to other planes. 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, the...

  • Murray Fant

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Haywood Glass

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator of B-24 | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action as a result of aircraft B-24 Serial 42-40938 being shot down over France, September 15, 1943.

  • Walter Meyers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Gunner B-24 | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action after aircraft was shot down over France, 1943.

  • Edward Miller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Born October 1920. Raised in Rochester, New York, USA. Enlisting in September 1942, Second Lieut. Miller was captured by enemy forces near Gouzon (Gonzeville ?), France, September 15, 1943, following the crash of aircraft 42-40938. Served as POW...

  • 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).

  • Joseph Walther

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Lionel Williams

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | A&P Mechanic Maintenance Gunner B-24 | 93rd Bomb Group
    My Grandfather was a good Christian man who loved his family. He was a simple man and he didn't like to talk about "the war" except to tell us kids that he often thought of jumping out of the plane over France when he would go down to check on the...


  • 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


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