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In memorium

This page is dedicated to the memory of those connected with the RAF Hunsdon and RAF Sawbridgeworth memorials

John Knight

John was a member of the HAMG from the beginning. He was always keen to have a memorial built at RAF Sawbridgeworth which was very near his home in Allens Green, where he used to watch the activities from the airfield as a boy.
John died in August 2012.

Roy Howe

Roy Howe, a great friend and supporter of the HAMG, died on 10th December 2015. Roy served in the Second World War as an airframe fitter with 38 Group RAF on Stirling and Halifax aircraft and was a standard bearer for the Nazeing RAFA. He proudly attended all the group's memorial events until he became ill last year.

Trevor Edwards


Trevor Edwards 1940~2015, laid a wreath on the Hunsdon airfield memorial since 2006 on behalf of the Lodge Of The Legion, and through his many masonic contacts helped us to raise the necessary funding towards the Hunsdon Roll Of Honour memorial dedicated  in June 2012. Trevor assisted in the unveiling of the Roll Of Honour memorial, and was also member of the Hunsdon Microlight Club.
Bunty Anderson

Fred Hitching

Tom Bennett

Squadron Leader Tom Bennett was the speaker at the second fundraising night at Hunsdon village hall on 9th April 2005
To read Tom's obituary click HERE
MRD Foot

Professor MRD Foot gave a talk at a fundraising evening at Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall on March 11th 2006
Prof. Foot's obituary can be read HERE 
Ivor Harris

Ivor led the Act of Remembrance at the RAF Sawbridgeworth memorial service in May 2006.
Maxwell Sparks
The last surviving pilot who flew on the Amiens Prison raid, Max sadly died on 13th June 2013 at the age of 92

Eric Atkins

Eric took part in the RAF Hunsdon memorial service on 22nd May 2005.
To read his obituary click HERE 

All images and text © Hertfordshire Airfields Memorial Group 2004-2015
Mustang, Mosquito, and G/C P. Pickard images were sourced through the public domain.
RAF Hunsdon aerial photo Crown Copyright (RAF Museum)
Website compiled and maintained by Jim Cosgrove on behalf of the Hertfordshire Airfields Memorial Group. Additional material by Denis Sharp.