SD9677 : Buckden Memorial Cross

near to Buckden, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Buckden Memorial Cross
Buckden Memorial Cross
The memorial reads "Thanksgiving to God, the Parker family and local people and in memory of five Polish RAF airmen who died here on 31/1/42 - buried in Newark. The Survivor"
The plane crashed in a snowstorm and one crewman managed to crawl to safety in the valley by following the trail of a fox. There is a bronze fox's head on the memorial to commemorate this.
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Saturday, 30 December, 2000   (more nearby)
Monday, 7 November, 2005
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WGS84: 54:11.7566N 2:3.5845W
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