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Chelveston

There are two plaques on the Church tower--


The inscription reads-
THIS PLAQUE IS IN MEMORY OF MEN OF CHELVESTON CUM CALDECOTT WHO DIED IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND TO WHOM THE NEARBY CROSS WAS ERECTED IN 1920
               GEORGE HERBERT CORBETT
              GEORGE FARR
              WALTER HULATT
              FRANK MORRIS
             HARRY MORRIS
Death is swallowed up  in Victory in undying Remembrance of the men of Chelveston who fell in the Great War  1914 - 1918
and in the Second World War  1939 - 1945 we remember
STANLEY ERIC ODELL
For our Tomorrow they Gave their Today



The inscription reads---

THIS TOWER
was restored with the help of
the 305th Bombardment Group (11)
Memorial Association.
The Group was based at an airfield
near this Church from 1942 to 1945
during the Second World War
and consisted of four Squadrons,
the 422nd, 366th,365th and 364th,
plus attached units which flew
B-17 Flying Fortress Bombers
as part of the Eighth Air Force of
The Armed Forces of
The United States of America.



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