102 Ceylon Squadron Association Reunion 2105 is being held in Pocklington on the weekend of 9th-10th May. The Association events are as follows:

1. We are dedicating a memorial at 12 noon Saturday May 9th to the crew of Halifax JB848 DY-G of 102 Ceylon Squadron crashed on 29th March 1943 on West Green Pocklington.

2. The reunion dinner is on Saturday 9th May at 6.30pm for 7.00pm at the Wolds Gliding Club on Pocklington Airfield. The speaker is Dr John Wright, head of the Collections Dept at the Yorkshire Air Museum.

3. We are joining in with the morning service at St Catherine’s Church, Barmby Moor at 10.45am on Sunday 10th May followed by the laying of a wreath at the airfield memorial.

4. Our Chairman Tom Sayer DFM is giving a talk “I was there - A Bomber Command The story of a pilot in Bomber Command at RAF Pocklington” at 7.00pm at All Saints Church Pocklington. This is part of the Flying Man Festival to be held in Pocklington on the same weekend. Tickets £2.00 at the door, proceeds to the church and the festival.

Except for the dinner the events are open to the public, please contact me if you would like to come to come to the dinner.

Simon Kularatne
102 (Ceylon) Squadron Association
Tel Ol253 885253