Record Details

NHER Number:13672
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War One aircraft crash site


During World War One, on the 20th of July 1917 J. Philips, a Canadian pilot, was killed in a crash on this site. A memorial has been placed at the site of the crash.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2591 8492
Map Sheet:TM28SE

Full description

20 July 1917.
World War One crash site. RFC (Royal Flying Corps) Canada. Pilot: J. Philips, killed. Memorial on site.
Cricket bat made from spar of aircraft presented to NSAM (Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum).
Information from Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum.

(S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 February 2007.

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)
  • AIRCRAFT CRASH SITE (World War One - 1917 AD to 1917 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Where pilot died 72 years ago. 24 April.

Related records - none

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