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WINSLOW BRITISH LEGION WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2008

The memorial is to be found at Winslow British Legion Hall.

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To the Memory of those Winslow Residents, Evacuees and Aircrew
Who lost the lives when a Wellington Bomber returning to
Horwood Airfield crashed on this site on 7th August 1943.

Air Crew Killed:

Davies

Wilfred

Sgt. Pilot, R.A.F. 1316984. Age 22 yrs. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity Church, Pontnewydd.

McKeon

John Patrick Valentine

Sgt. WO/AG. RAF 1382646. Age 31 yrs. Buried Botley Cemetery, Oxford. Commonwealth War Grave.

Fietz

Clive Henry Charles

Flt/Sgt. A/G, RAAF 424169. Age 24 yrs. Buried Botley Cemetery, Oxford. Commonwealth War Grave.

Sowter

John York

Sgt. Bomb Aimer, RAF 1253037. Age 19 yrs. Cremated at Oxford Crematorium. Ashes were scattered around the Lily Pond, and his name is on the Services Wall Plaque.

One 6 month old black and white cat named `Wimpey’, a constant companion and unofficial crew member.

The navigator, Sgt. Jeffrey Harrington, survived.

Civilians Killed:

Cox

Thomas W.

Landlord of the `Chandos Arms’. Aged 54 yrs. Buried in the churchyard at SS Peter and Paul, Edlesborough.

Goldberg

Israel

Evacuee from London, of 6 Rose Cottages. Age 67 yrs. Buried in the Jewish Cemtery, Edmonton.

Goldberg

Annie

Evacuee from London, of 6 Rose Cottages. Age 66 yrs. Buried in the Jewish Cemetery, Edmonton.

Hoberman

Lottie

Daughter of above, also evacuee, of 6 Rose Cottages. Age 41 yrs. Buried in the Jewish Cemetery, Edmonton.

Hoberman

Victor

Evacuee of 6 Rose Cottages. Age 7 yrs. Buried in the Jewish Cemetery, Edmonton.

Hawkins

William

Of Winslow, and of 4 Rose Cottages. Age 67 yrs. Buried in Row 18, Winslow Churchyard.

Hawkins

Nora

Of Winslow, and 4 Rose Cottages. Age 67 yrs. Buried in Row 18, Winslow Churchyard.

Mullis

Stephen Kirby

Of Winslow, and 8 Rose Cottages. Age 35 yrs. Buried in Row 16, Winslow Churchyard.

Mullis

Doris May

Of Winslow, and 8 Rose Cottages. Aged 37 yrs. Buried in Row 16, Winslow Churchyard.

Mullis

Terence

Of Winslow, and 8 Rose cottages. Aged 10 yrs. Buried in Row 16, Winslow Churchyard.

Mullis

Kathleen Susanne

Of Winslow and 8 Rose Cottages. Aged 5 months. Buried in her Mother’s arms in Row 16, Winslow Churchyard.

Paintin

Tom

Of Winslow and 82 High Street. Aged 55 yrs. Buried in Row 17, Winslow Churchyard.

And his son

Paintin

Donald

Of Winslow and 82 Hight Street. Age 18 yrs. Buried in Row 17, Winslow Churchyard.

Last updated 6 October, 2008

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