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Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

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Memorial rose garden within the grounds of the Abbey Garden at Bury St Edmunds. The gardens contain a memorial pillar, a metal seat made with a B17 wing, and a wooden seat dedicated by the 94th Bomb Group.



  • Henry Swidergal

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Henry Swidergal was Top Turret Gunner on B-17 #42-37852, shot down 18 April 1944 on the mission to Berlin. Prisoner of War (POW). Seems to have died in New York in 1954 (?)


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17 March 2015 13:33:29 usxpat Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, history and media associations

Atkins private collection