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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Build a memorial to those who served at RAF North Creake during the Second World War

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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

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  • Nigel Morter1 month ago
    Nigel Morter

    Nigel Morter

    1 month 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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  • Murray Kesselman

    Murray Kesselman

    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.

    £50.00

  • Rob

    Rob

    Oct 31, 2020

    All the best with the project.

    £100.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 21, 2020

    Wonderful stuff - keep the memories flying!

  • Frances Perry

    Frances Perry

    Aug 13, 2020

  • Philip  Croft

    Philip Croft

    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

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 24, 2020

    In memory of my father Bertie Simmons who was stationed at North Creake.

    £100.00

  • Phil Evamy

    Phil Evamy

    Apr 5, 2020

    Would love to see this built as my granddad was one of the 73, thanks so much for your work on this.

    £15.00

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