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Halifax EB134 Crew Commemoration.Halifax EB134 Crew Commemoration.
23:51:18 Sunday, July 29, 2007
I thought people might be interested to know:
The Old Tuam Society and Lavally Community, Halifax Memorial Committee will be holding the unveiling of the Halifax Bomber Memorial and Garden at Ryehill, Tuam, Co Galway on August 5th 2007. Dedication Ceremony at 2:00 pm
Families of the dead airmen will be attending and the Irish Air Corps hope to be able to provide a flypast.
Guest speakers: Our distinguished guest Her Excellency Anne Plunkett Australian Ambassador to Ireland.
Mr. John Banim, Mission Administrative Officer of the Embassy of Canada.
Mr.Brian Mahoney, Deputy Defence Attach at the British Embassy.
Mr. Joe O’Loughlin, Historian and writer, from Belleek, Co Fermanagh.
This will commemorate the crew of Halifax EB134 of 1663 HCU which crashed on the night of November 1943.
F/Sgt George Hilton Sansome 423386 RAAF
F/Sgt Allan Stewart Johnston 409125 RAAF
W/O Norman William Gardner R/65741 RCAF
Sgt Anthony Joseph Gallagher 410595 RAAF
Sgt Edgar William Camp 1605423
Sgt Leslie Harold Wildman 1158064
Sgt Robert Mair Clark 1051117
(I'm not involved in arranging this event but I will be attending myself)
Foreign aircraft and their crews in Ireland 1939 - 1945.