TL7412 : Boreham Airfield Memorial

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Gamble's Green, Essex, Great Britain

Boreham Airfield Memorial
Boreham Airfield Memorial
This is a closer view of TL7412 : EAAGA memorial, Boreham airfield. it is a memorial to those who served at Boreham Airfield in WW2. The airfield was in, common with many USAAF bases in Essex
used by Ninth Airforce B26ís. Operations commenced in March 1944 and
effectively concluded with airborne troops leaving for Operation Varsity (the crossing of the Rhine). Until recently this was one of the best-preserved WW2 airfields in Essex much of the site is now being erased by gravel extraction. The blue signs are for the Essex Police Air Support Unit who have their base in the
TL7412 : Boreham ATC together with the Essex Air Ambulance.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 October, 2006
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 7407 1279 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.2012N 0:31.3399E
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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