Ludford Magna, The Village c.1955

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Caption for Ludford, The Village C1955: The school with its warning sign is over to the left. The pub in the distance is still the White Hart, but the petrol station has gone. The village church is hidden behind the trees on the right. During the war the aerodrome was under the command of Bomber Command, and 101 Squadron was stationed there for several years. During that time it suffered the highest losses of any squadron, and there is a monument to that effect beside the road in the middle of the village. There are also two seats donated by the squadron survivors.

An extract from Lincolnshire Living Memories.

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The photograph of the High Street with the Black Horse Inn Sign in the foreground reminded me that one of my ancestors, Sims Briggs, was the landlord of the inn according to the 1881 Census. Some of the other members are interned in the churchyard including my 2x Great Grandmother Susannah Briggs, wife of John (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Ludford, The Village C1955: The school with its warning sign is over to the left. The pub in the distance is still the White Hart, but the petrol station has gone. The village church is hidden behind the trees on the right. During the war the aerodrome was under the command of Bomber Command, and 101 Squadron was stationed there for several years. During that time it suffered the highest losses of any squadron, and there is a monument to that effect beside the road in the middle of the village. There are also two seats donated by the squadron survivors.

An extract from Lincolnshire Living Memories.

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