TL9353 : B17 Crash site plaque #2

taken 9 months ago, near to Thorpe Morieux, Suffolk, Great Britain

B17 Crash site plaque #2
B17 Crash site plaque #2
B17 Ser: 42-31088 'Heaven can Wait' of the 711st Bomb Squadron of the 447th Bomb Group from USAAF Station Rattlesden crashed here on the 12th of April 1944 killing seven of the ten men on board.
2nd Lt. P.D. King, Pilot; 2nd Lt. J.F. Dillon, Co-Pilot; 2nd Lt. C.V. Anderson, Navigator; 2nd Lt. J.M. Pruner, Bombardier; S/Sgt. W.H. Harrison, Eng'r/ Top Turret; S/Sgt L.A. Boltz, R/Operator; Sgt. D.A. Campbell, L/Waist Gnr.

This plaque is attached to the wall of the reservoir pumping station. A general view can be seen here LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 31 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 31 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9335 5318 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:8.5837N 0:49.4542E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9336 5318
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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B17 Crash Site Memorial  B17 Memorial 

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