Sunday, 23 August 2009

Memorial to 158 Squadron RAF Lissett East Yorkshire


No matter how you look at the Memorial you can see the faces, and on each stature can be seen the names of the many who served and died. Enlarge the photos and the names can be read.

The Memorial stands on the road side just through the village of Lissett off the A165 Hull to Bridlington road.

The poppies were growing at the side of the Memorial on the day the photos were taken.


Sara said...

Very poignant, Brian. An unusual memorial too; I've not seen anything like it before.

I'm so glad to see you back in blog land again. I do hope you are doing well.

Thank you for your lovely comments.

Willow said...

It is an unusual memorial. I'm pleased you are posting again.

shane said...

my grandpa was a tail gunner in the 158th on a h andley page halifax was awarded the dfc i dont remember y he was awarded it but i think he deserved it his name was Gray Chrystall he died before i met him

John Granger said...

Thanks, Brian. You've helped me learn a little more about my father, Frank Dow Granger (Pilot June/July 1943).

david mcpherson said...

just reading in our local paper evening telegratph kettering northamptonshire dated 31 of october 2011 about a guy called fearless fread ( real name fread allen) who flew with the 158 squadron from raf lissett during the war anyone who remember fearless will be sad to hear of his death this month

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