This page contains a number of interesting articles that describe what life was like for the Villagers of East Farndon during World War Two. It also contains details of what happened in relation to the air crashes in the village in 1944. Towards the bottom of the page you will find a comprehensive photo gallery that contains images taken from the written articles.
East Farndon WW2 Articles
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Profile of Sir Alexander Stanier plus learn more from this IWM Audio Recording
WW2 Air Crash Ceremony & Dakota Flypast
On Sunday 11th July 2021, East Farndon held a moving ceremony at the War Memorial to remember and honour five young RAF airmen, who lost their lives in two air crashes near East Farndon in July 1944. The ceremony was followed by the incredible spectacle of a flypast over the village by the Dakota from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Click the heading or the Dakota photo below to open a new page to see the story, photos and videos related to this memorable event.
East Farndon WW2 Air Crash Talk – view online
On Friday July 1st 2022, Judy Hodgetts and Theresa Reed gave an engaging and interesting talk in the Village Hall, explaining all of the details related to the air crashes that happened in the village in 1944. Click the heading or the Wellington Bomber photo below to open a new page to see the story and open a link where you can view the full talk on YouTube.