SZ0792 : Bournemouth: Pilot Cecil Hight memorial tree

taken 7 months ago, near to Bournemouth, Great Britain

Bournemouth: Pilot Cecil Hight memorial tree
Bournemouth: Pilot Cecil Hight memorial tree
Situated on the acute turning of Benellen Avenue and Walsford Road onto Leven Avenue, this tree was planted in August 2015 to commemorate New Zealander Cecil Hight, a 22-year-old Pilot Officer who was killed during the Battle of Britain on this spot where his Spitfire crashed on 15 August 1940.

His name also lives on in the Bournemouth suburb of West Howe, whose roads are named after wartime servicemen with local connection: the road names such as Cunningham Crescent, Moore Avenue and Draper Road are recognisably surnames, and his is the one name prefixed with occupational title - Pilot Hight Road. See SZ0695 : West Howe: Pilot Hight Road sign
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tree 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0754 9206 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.6867N 1:53.6722W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0755 9205
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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