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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:57 pm    Post subject: Ettrickbridge (Kirkhope) - Second World War Reply with quote

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IanA



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Counted worthy of more glory"

Hugh M Kesting, RAF
Thomas Scott, RAF

A beautifully carved memorial.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref No. 44089
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Time but th' impression stronger makes, As streams their channels deeper wear.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Further info on these two individuals as below

Sgt H.M. Kesting was the 2nd Pilot on 58 Sqn Whitley T4174 GE-X that had departed RAF Linton on Ouse, North Yorkshire at 1649 on 14/11/40 for Ops Berlin

The cause of the loss is not known. Four crew were killed, one became a POW


Sgt T. Scott was the Flight Engineer on IX Sqn Lancaster NG223 WS-D that had departed RAF Bardney, Lincolnshire at 0810 on 01/01/45 for Ops Ladbergen (the Dortmund-Ems Canal)

The cause of the loss is not known. Four crew were killed three became POW

Tony
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