US Airmen Remembered In Willingdon

Sunday 13th November 2016

eastbourne buzz news - Butts Brow Remembrance 2016
 

Red roses have been laid at Butts Brow in Willingdon today (13 November).

The Mayor, Councillor Pat Hearn and MP, Caroline Ansell were at the service this afternoon at the memorial to B-24D Liberator Bomber of 506 Squadron 44th Bombardment Group of the USA.

Ten men were killed when they crashed in very low cloud at the site, after their aircraft was badly damaged enemy action on 2 February 1944.

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