NT3407 : Memorial Plaque to Air Crash

near to Howpasley, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Memorial Plaque to Air Crash
Memorial Plaque to Air Crash
Situated at the car park at Craik Forest this memorial reads,
"In memory of the crew of Halifax MK II JP190 which crashed here on the night of 1st April 1944 with the loss of all 8 crew.
Flying Officer Ronald E. Ross + Sergeant Harold W. Simpson
Flying Officer John Birkett + Sergeant Cyril Farthing
Sergeant Peter Burchell + Sergeant John D. Hinder
Sergeant Brian A. Bell + Sergeant Herbert Smith
Erected 1st April 1994 by Nos 2463(Currie and Balerno) Squadron, 1007(Duns)
Squadron Air Training Corps and the Forestry Commission
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2011
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 July, 2011
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People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 346 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:21.6393N 3:1.9062W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 346 078
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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