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    Default NORTH THORESBY - Lancaster (ED583) Memorial

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    Default Re: North Thoresby Crash Memorials

    The words around the memorial read:

    "On 4th Oct 1943, Lancaster ED583 of 100 squadron suffered structurial failure while on a flight from RAF Grimsby. the aircraft fell onto the vilage of North Thoresby killing the entire crew"

    Some additional pictures
    One of the two entrances
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    The memorial is in the centre of the village
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    Who was involved in the memorial
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    A plaque for each of the aircrew, note that 3 were pilots including a USAAF pilot
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    kevin

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