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    It is with sadness that I read today that Group Captain Billy Drake has gone west. A good innings of 93, R.I.P. Billy, and blue skies.


    Group Captain Billy Drake - Telegraph

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Sad News Lest We Forget


    Greg

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    Will live forever in the wild blue yonder RIP.

    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    What a soldier and man. Would have been anyones great fortune to meet him in person I'm thinking.
    R.I.P.

    Thanks ned,
    Rudy
    "It's not getting any smarter out there. You have to come to terms with stupidity & make it work for you."
    Frank Zappa

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    A true warrior of the air !

    RIP

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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