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Updated : 28 Sep 06

L4129 Memorial, Ambarés Cemetery, Bordeaux

49 Sqn Hampden L4129 was shot down by flak over Bordeaux on 16 Oct 1940. The crew is buried together in Ambarés Cemetery and a monument to their sacrifice was erected in Ambarés. An annual ceremony is held to their memory every 8th May.

 Ambarés Memorial and standard bearers, 8 May 06
 The Ambares memorial to the crew of 49 Sqn Hampden L4129

Ambarés Memorial and standard bearers, 8 May 06

French and British representatives, 8 May 06 The Ambarés memorial stone
 The Ambares memorial to the crew of 49 Sqn Hampden L4129
The Ambares memorial to the crew of 49 Sqn Hampden L4129
 

The Ambarés memorial stone to L4129 crew

The Ambarés memorial stone to L4129 crew  

We are grateful to Beryl & Terry Dennett for providing photographs of the local comemmorations.

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