Weʼve raised £630 to Build a memorial to those who served at RAF North Creake during the Second World War
- Funded on Tuesday, 29th March 2022
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Time to Remember is our project to build a memorial commemorate those who served at RAF North Creake during the Second World War. It will take the form of a large skeletal Stirling aircraft sculpture and include a roll of honour listing all the 73 men who lost their lives while stationed here. We hope that people can learn more about what happened, who were based here, what they did and those who were lost.
We have recently received planning permission for the memorial site so we are now moving into the build phase of the project. We also aim to create a heritage website to share all the history we have discovered about this forgotten airfield.
(Photo: Previous sculpture by Andy Knighton Sculptures of a Lancaster which is now at RAF East Kirkby museum.)
We are thrilled that the project is finally moving on the ‘the build’ phase, with every milestone reached we inch closer to having this beautiful memorial to those who served here at RAF North Creake becoming a reality.” Claire Nugent
This just giving money will go towards the memorial funding. We (Nigel Morter and Claire Nugent) are the owners of the Control Tower B&B on the former RAF North Creake airfield. We are organising a series of fundraising events to raise money for the construction of this memorial. Our campaign, entitled ‘Time to Remember’, aims to have a completed memorial in place by the 75th anniversary of the disbandment of the airfield 1st August 2020.
Thanks for your support - it means so much.
Claire & Nigel x
- 2 years ago
Nigel Morter2 years ago
Thanks to everyone that has supported us through these pages. While we may have been quiet on here the memorial goes on at a pace. The Stirling sculpture is now up and looking magnificent. The Roll of Honour has been completed and is awaiting installation. Much more to do but it's going well thanks to you. Please see the beginning of our website at www.rafmorthcreake.co.uk and please do drop us a line for more information or with stories/memories. Thanks again Nigel & Claire
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Oct 5, 2021
My late father Bill Newton was one of the servicing echelon from 199 group based at this airfield in 1944. I look forward to visiting the tribute to all who served at this air field in the future.
Nov 4, 2020
It’s my privilege to support this effort.My uncle, Pilot Officer Murray Kesselman from Canada was stationed there and unfortunately was lost in action.Best wishes in this endeavour.
Oct 31, 2020
All the best with the project.
Oct 21, 2020
Wonderful stuff - keep the memories flying!
Aug 13, 2020
Jul 3, 2020
Hello again, I made contact with you when your restoration work had just begun. I'm donating £50 to the memory of my half brother kenneth N J Croft, killed on the last mission, 3/5/45
Jun 24, 2020
In memory of my father Bertie Simmons who was stationed at North Creake.
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