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Tom Scotland is remembered by the townsfolk near Drub Lane, Hunsworth

Tom was honoured with a memorial to remember the crash of the Halifax bomber he was piloting in 1943. Townsfolk from Drub near Gomersal arranged for and funded the memorial with community and local council help.

Instrumental to the memorial were Spen Valley Civic Society and Erica Amende who took on the project as a personal investment.

See local newspaper articles link below:

Telegraph and Argus 31st July 2013

Yorkshire Post 15 July 2013

Spen Valley Civic Society


  

Drub plaque for Tom Scotland

                            John Scotland stands next to the memorial after the celebration


*editors note - subsequent RAF doctor's report noted "Pilot was injured....with contusions and spinal damage"

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Tom's book includes information on how he crashed in Yorkshire and the people involved.  "Voice from the Stars: a Pathfinder Story" is obtainable from Tom Scotland at our Orders page.


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Tom Scotland sitting in cockpit of K Kathleen Halifax Bomber - read about this in "Voice from the Stars, A Pathfinders Story"

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