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Unveiling of stone and plaque in memory of Flying Fortress crew (Mi Amigo) which crashed in Endcliffe Park on 22 Feb 1944

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Title:Unveiling of stone and plaque in memory of Flying Fortress crew (Mi Amigo) which crashed in Endcliffe Park on 22 Feb 1944
Location:Sheffield_Endcliffe
Date:1969/11/30
Date Period:1960-1979
Photographer:SCC Engineer and Surveyor
Copyright:SCC
Notes:

Present were the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Alderman Dan O'Neill; the Bishop of Sheffield, Rt Rev Francis Taylor; Major General John Bell, Commander of the 3rd US Air Force in Britain; the president of the Sheffield branch of the RAF Association (RAFA), Mr B. Cruse.

Ten red oak trees were planted at the same time as part of the city's Springclean '69 Plant-a-Tree campaign.

Air Crew: John G. Knighanser; Lyle J. Curtis; John W. Humphrey; Melchor Hernandez; Robert E. Mayfield; Harry E Estabrooks; Charles H. Tuttle; Maurice O. Robbins; Tito R. Ambrosio; George M. Williams.

This image is from the mayoral photograph album, 1968-1970 (Sheffield City Archives: Acc. 1985/75).

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