Wartime

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Wartime in the Village 

Read about what life was like in WWII and what  roles  people in the village played 

Click the icon to the left to download  information compiled by Moyra Parker about life during WWII in the village.  This first appeared in Partnership in November  2020 to mark the 75 Anniversary of the end of WWII

The day the plane came down 

A Short Stirling bomber, one ran out of fuel and crashed in Newton Flotman in 1941. The crew bailed out and were looked after by local residents 

 Air/Gnr Sgt Les  Davenport who was part o f the crew of the plane that crashed 14/15th July 1941 after a bombing raid over Hanover.