Invitations have now been sent by email or post to all relatives of crew members that we have made contact with during the project. If you have not yet received yours then please make contact with us. It would be helpful if replys are received before 18th September 2019. Thank you.
Diary Date 18th December 2019
The Tower, Runnymede Advance Party
An 80th Anniversary Act of Commemoration
RAF Memorial, Runnymede, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0LB
11.00 Wednesday 18th December 2019
A ceremony for the relatives and friends of the airmen who participated in
The Battle of Heligoland Bight on Monday 18th December 1939
The Reverend Wing Commander David Norfield & Canon Chris Barber
The International Bomber Command Digital Archive team, based in Lincoln, plan to attend the Brookland event on 18th December. They plan to bring digital scanning equipment with them. Anyone who has memorabilia pertaining to their H39 relative, such as documents and photos that they wish to become part of the archive and/or included in the forthcoming book about H39 event and the crew members involved in the battle, are invited to bring it along. You will be able to take all items home with you on the day.