Plaque to those who died at Fauld, Hanbury

Recent Photograph of Plaque to those who died at Fauld (Hanbury)

This plaque, in St Werburgh's Church, Hanbury, is a memorial to the people who lost their lives following the accidental detonation of an underground storage facility belonging to the RAF on November 27th 1944.[1]

(Information provided by Alf Beard)

Reference
[1] An article on the RAF Fauld Explosion (Wikipedia) refers to it as “one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history and the largest to occur on UK soil”.


Image contributed by Alf Beard on 22nd June 2004.
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