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Remembering a wartime aircraft crash, 1996

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Reunion commemorating the crash of a Wellington bomber near Stanhoe Hall in 1943. According to Arthur Walker the photo was taken in 1996.

(l-r) Margaret Ayres, Mick Ayres, Charlie Seaman, Ivor Prothero, Beryl Prothero.

Ivor Prothero was one of the three crew members who escaped, badly burned, from the crash. Two of their colleagues were killed. Charlie Seaman, former Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden, is seen holding the Imperial Service Medal he received for his part in the incident.

More details of the crash at http://stanhoe.org/history/notes/crashes#Wellington

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