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Craiglockhart
Memorial Cairn

This cairn is dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber
that crashed at Craiglockhart on 14 December 1942

Unveiling Ceremony

11 November 2012

Photo 1

Monument at the junction of Craiglockhart Road North and Craiglockhart Gardens
dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart in 1942

The Minister of Craiglockhart Church opened the ceremony at 3pm with '2 minute silence' and a prayer.
He then invited relatives of the Wellington's crew who died in the crash to unveiled the monument.

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                               Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 2

Craiglockhart View, just round the corner from the new Monument.

It was in the back garden of the house on the left,
12 Craiglockhart View,  that Wellington III bomber X3707
crashed whilst on a flight from Turnhouse, testing equipment.

This page on the Aircrew Remembrance Society web site gives further details of the flight

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                               Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 3

Representatives of the RAF and others chat
following the Unveiling Ceremony at the Monument

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                       Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 4

Jackie Dinger Bell, now aged 100, reads out the names of those who
lot their lives when the Wellington bomber crashed on 14 December 1942.

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                               Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 5

Jackie Dinger Bell, lays a Wreath on the new Monument

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                            Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 6

Jackie Dinger Bell recalls the the years when he worked
on Wellington bombers during World War 2,
and the dedicated men who built and flew the planes.

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942
  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                     Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 7

Wreath laid on the plaque at the top of the monument

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                           Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 8

Craiglockhart residents join Jackie Dinger Bell and his colleague beside
 the Monument as the crowd disperses at the end of the Ceremony.

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                           Photo taken November 11, 2012

Photo 9

The Plaque on the Top of the Monument

Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                           Photo taken November 11, 2012

 

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    Memorial dedicated to the crew of the Wellington bomber that crashed at Craiglockhart on 4 December 1942

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks