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 Battle of Britain 75th anniversary plaque unveiling

 at the Spitfire Club on 6th September 2015

75th anniversary of the battle of britain plaque unveiling RAF Warmwell 152 Hyderabad Squadron 1

The Spitfire club in Mount Skippet Way, Dorchester DT2 8TP Home of the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary plaque. Click Here or the photo to visit the website.

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Myself and Dilip Sarkar MBE

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Claire Whiles from Precision Engraving who engraved our plaque and Dilip Sarkar MBE

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Dilip Sarkar MBE, Myself and W/O. Jon Tomlin

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Standard Bearers Drew from RAFA and John Ridout from the RBL

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Drew, the Mayor of Dorchester Robin Potter, W/O. Jon Tomlin and John Ridout

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Mayor of Dorchester, Myself, LAC 2 Alf Allsopp (95) one of the original members of the Squadron and Dilip Sarkar MBE

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Dilip giving his speech, very moving and very powerful

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75th anniversary of the battle of britain plaque unveiling RAF Warmwell 152 Hyderabad Squadron 13

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My tribute to all who served with the Squadron during the Summer of 1940

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Family and relatives of the “The Few” and friends. 1, Drew RAFA, 2, Nick Fox-Male (Son of P/O. Dennis Fox-Male) 3, Ted Long (95) Served at RAF Warmwell 1941, 4, Sue Robinson Daughter of the Late Denis Robinson, 5, Michael Beaumont (Son of P/O.W. Beaumont DFC), 6, Dilip Sarkar MBE, 7, Myself, 8, LAC 2 Alf Allsopp (95), 9, Vicki Alf’s Daughter, 10, W/O. Jon Tomlin, 11, Widget Finn and 12, Pasty Ridgway (Daughters of P/O. Dennis Fox-Male, and 13, John Ridout RBL.

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75th anniversary of the battle of britain plaque unveiling RAF Warmwell 152 Hyderabad Squadron 18

The Mayoress Val Potter and the Mayor of Dorchester with Suzy Craig LongstaffeHalkersto from the Spitfire Club being presented by Sue Robinson’s a picture of her Dads Spitfire.

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A big Thank you to the The Decadettes for making the afternoon go with a swing

 

I have to say a big Thank you to My Wife, Liz and My Mum, and to Michelle Walbanke from Statue Property Insurance Services Limited for her help and support, and to Pat Patrick and Karen Sarkar for the great photos, Oscar Tollast the reporter from the Dorset Echo and to everyone who attended this event and made it a very special day.

bob 75th

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