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Memorial, North Russia, 1919 - Aircraftman H W Scudder, RAF

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1919 photograph of a smaller memorial in North Russia which includes the name of today's remembered individual.

 

Location of memorial unknown and probably lost.

 

Mark

 

Remembered Today: 227344 Aircraftman 1st Class Henry William SCUDDER (Dwina River Force) Royal Air Force who died 2/07/1919 ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL Russian Federation

 

 

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This photograph was taken in the Churchyard at Troitsa, location of the RAF Dvina River Seaplanes Flight during summer 1919.

 

HANSFORD was KIA when HMS Sword Dance was mined and sunk on the Dvina, 24 June 1991.

 

[FITZHERBERT-]BROCKHOLES, SEXTON, CHEESEBOROUGH and SCUDDER were killed attempting to defuse an enemy seamine, 02 July 1919. The Reds often floated seamines down the Dvina towards the British anchorage and seaplane base.

 

WARREN, DENNISON, BUSS, WEBB, ALEXANDER, EELS and NELSON were KIA when HMS Fandango was mined and sunk on the Dvina, 03 July 1919.

 

See my book for more info.

 

 

 

 

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Many thanks for this information.

 

Do you know if this memorial still exists?

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