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I'm an aviation historian, as a hobby.

Pictures of the memorial for Godfrey Alan McKoy near the sire of his crash.

The war memorial at Bradwell in Derbyshire, England, showing Innis Noble Dixon's name on the Firs

Innis Noble Dixon is named on the war memorial at Bradwell in Derbyshire, England.

Photo from records, his Grandparents were from Camden, London.

William Southworth was a teacher and a recent university graduate.

My grandfather was William Scott, father of Andrew Scott.

My son, James and I went to pay our respects to Frank in March 2017.

Read background here, plus some personal detail on Noel.
Published 2018

This photo was given to me by my grandmother Roena Green, née Hill before she died as I would att

Andrew Scott was the son of William Scott by his first wife Mary (née Monaghan) who died in 1884

This soldier is commemorated on the Clapham family headstone in Thorney Abbey Graveyard in Thorne

My father Sgt Patrick (Paddy) Parrott fought in the 4th Field Regiment.

I recently found out that he is my great, great, great uncle and have just received his medal.

George's grave at Gaza War Cemetery.

This soldier is commemorated on the Clapham family headstone in Thorney Abbey Graveyard in Thorne

Everard was born 24th December, 1890 at Tara, the family farm in Mangawhai.

Flight Sergeant Richard Frederick WALLIS, Royal NZ Air Force, 89th (R.A.F.) Squadron - died of wo

Uncle Fred was killed when I was 9 months old.

David Dewar, the oldest son of Thomas Gladrie Dewar and Elizabeth Dewar, Otago, was born in Chris