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Mursley Water Tower - Whaddon Road, Mursley, Buckinghamshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 51° 57.314 W 000° 48.804
30U E 650252 N 5758317
Quick Description: This impressive and large water tower can be found in the Buckinghamshire countryside.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/30/2009 7:31:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM6G8D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
This water tower is an attractive design and is near the village of Mursley. There is a blue plaque which details a historic happening at the water tower which reads as follows:
'Mursley Parish Council
In memory of
124612 P/O D.E.J. Bint DFM Pilot
657874 SGT F.B. McHugh Pilot
R96685 SGT J.L.L. Belanger AG. R.C.A.F.
1111948 SGT C.J. Fox WOP/AG.

who lost their lives when Wellington B.J. 879 of 26 OTU crashed into the Water Tower at 00.15 hrs. 11th April 1943.

Dedicated 8th May 1995 to commemorate V.E. Day 1945 - 1995.

Donated by Anglian Water Services Ltd.'
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