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Parnall Bombing 70th Anniversary Day

Date: Sun. 27 Feb, 2011 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Duration: 6 Hours
Contact info: Yate & District Heritage Centre Church Road, Yate BS37 5BG

Yate Heritage Centre marks the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Parnall Aircraft.

There will be a history day where families can learn about the history of the auxiliary and medical services and how they would have coped with the bombing tragedy.

There will also be a service of recognition at St Mary's Church to mark the passing of the 54 civilians who died on the 27th of February and 7th of March 1941

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