Memorial unveiled at Hamble North Airfield

Daily Echo: The memorial is unveiled Hamble North Airfield. The memorial is unveiled Hamble North Airfield.

A MEMORIAL to remember the role that Hamble North Airfield played in the Second World War has been unveiled.

Dozens of people turned out to see the granite memorial, erected by the Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust (ABCT).

Hamble Airfield opened as a training centre in 1926 and it became a vital cog in Britain’s war machine during the Second World War, servicing thousands of Spitfires.

It did not survive the war unscathed. On November 23, 1940, incendiary bombs were dropped on it.

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7:01pm Mon 9 Jun 14

Zexagon says...

Is that in the rec where the football pitch is? Is that the changing rooms to the left?
Is that in the rec where the football pitch is? Is that the changing rooms to the left? Zexagon
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