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    Default V weapon study site - Hits on South London

    Some interesting research into the V weapon "hits" in South London ....

    FlyingBombsandRockets,V1,V2,Rockets,Flying bombs,

    Gary J.

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    Thanks Gary saved for reading later.. Cheers Terry.

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    Interesting link Gary, thank you for posting.


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    Interesting, in France we have only sites about launching.
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    Well theres a couple of incidents missing from those logs, a V2 hit a field in the district of Broxbourne Hertfordshire, and a V1 landed in the playing field of Tottenham Grammar School , at White Hart Lane, killing a number of pupils, there was a plaque erected on the field but its now a housing estate, and the plaque was demolished by bulldozer

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    Dave, the listing was for South London, but I'm sure if you contact the site admin, he would be interested if he's expanding the database.

    Gary J.

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    There were several V1's brought down over a couple of villages/towns near me in East Sussex. One was brought down by a pilot tipping the wing of the V1 to disrupt its flight, the Belgian pilot Fl/Lt. Eugene Seghers was successful in bringing down the V1 but was sadly killed in the action when the pilot misjudged his distance and struck it, causing it and his Spitfire to explode. At first it was thought to have been a Polish pilot from one of the Polish squadrons based at Chailey.

    Battle of Britain London Monument - P/O E G A Seghers

    26.07.1944 No. 91 Squadron Spitfire XIV RM743 Fl/Lt. Eugene Seghers D.F.C.

    Operation: Diver Patrol

    Date: 26th July 1944 (Wednesday)

    Unit: No. 91 Squadron

    Type: Spitfire XIV

    Serial: RM743 (1)

    Base: R.A.F. Deanland (A.L.G.), Hailsham, Est Sussex

    Location: Ridgewood, near Uckfield, Sussex

    Pilot: Fl/Lt. Eugene Georges Achilles Seghers D.F.C. 82162 R.A.F.V.R. Age 34. Killed

    Burial Details: Initially buried at Brookwood Military Cemetery, reinterred after the end of the war in his home country.Fl/Lt. Eugene Georges Achilles Seghers. Brussels Town Cemetery. Belgians Airman’s field of honour.

    Born on the 7th April 1910 in Ledeberg, Ghent, Belgium. Served with 32, 46, 609, 165 and 91 Squadron. Also served as instructor at 52 Operational Training Unit.
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