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Re: William W. Keeling, RASC: Luftwaffe raids.
Posted by: john hornsby (ID *****2651) Date: April 27, 2006 at 13:15:09
In Reply to: William W. Keeling, Royal Army Service Corps by Paul Hamilton of 1244

sadly the date of death on the gravestone coincides with the first very heavy luftwaffe bombing raid on Birmingham and the surrounding areas 22/23 November 1940. As a five yr old I experienced the bombing just 5 miles away from Alvechurch. The casualties were very high that night among uniformed personnel and civilians.

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