Unveiling of Garveston Memorial

The Eastern Daily Press published a moving story about the unveiling of the memorial for the 492nd Bomb Group crew (based at North Pickenham) who crashed at Garveston on 4th June 1944. Here’s an excerpt:
 
Staff Sgt DeBrular’s niece Nancy Richardson said his younger brother Tom, 88, was honoured by the tribute, and friends in Arizona had wept when they heard about the village’s determination to honour the men.

She said: “Over the years it was always a bit of a loss in the family. We thought of what Paul would have said or thought. It’s overwhelming – this is so noble. We are dumbfounded that England is still think of the United States 68 years later.”

You can read the full story here.
 

The unveiled memorial at Garveston [Photo from the official memorial website at http://www.garveston12.org.uk/memorial.html%5D

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