TG2812 : Memorial plaque to the Coffey Crew

taken 3 years ago, near to New Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

Memorial plaque to the Coffey Crew
Memorial plaque to the Coffey Crew
The Coffey Crew were part of the 467th Bombardment Group, based at RAF Rackheath during WW2. The crew donated the gates of Holy Trinity, the village church and the plaque is affixed to one of the gate posts > LinkExternal link.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 August, 2014
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2853 1259 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.7695N 1:22.6801E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2854 1258
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