Flt/Lt John Henry Green D.F.C. - Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 43.099 W 001° 51.907
30U E 580114 N 5619115
Quick Description: This memorial plaque is located on the cliff-top in Bournemouth to commemorate a pilot who lost his life in the sea.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/14/2011 8:22:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMDAF0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 6

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

'Flt/Lt. John Henry Green D.F.C. A Canadian
wartime pilot with the R.A.F. lost his
life on 17th September 1947 when his
spitfire crashed into the sea
between Boscombe and Bournmouth
piers during a flying display in
aid of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund and
to mark the anniversary of the
Battle of Britain.

Sponsored by the Daily Echo and Malcolm Jeffries
Arrosigns'

The plaque appears at the end of a garden overlooking the sea. More information can be found here visit link

Type of Historic Marker: Metal Plaque

Historical Marker Issuing Authority: Daily Echo and Malcolm Jeffries

Age/Event Date: 9/17/1947

Related Website: [Web Link]

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