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The Amazing Legacy of 7th July 1917
In 2009 Bexley Local Studies and Archives ran a project to mark the 90th anniversary of the first trans-Atlantic flight ...
Wilfred Goes to War
Wilfred Graham Salmon “Wiff” was born in Ballarat, Australia on 14th May 1895, one of twelve children of Dr Henry ...
Wilfred Salmon and the German Gotha Bomber Raid 7th, July 1917
After the horrific death of his best friend Norman, Wilfred Salmon (“Wiff”) endeavoured to join the Royal Australian Flying Corps, ...
History of Joyce Green Airfield
First used by Hiram Maxim in 1910 to test the biplane he had built in conjunction with Vickers at Crayford, ...
2nd Lt Deighton Simpson
Deighton Simpson’s paternal grandfather, John Jones, a Polish Jew, had been tried at the Old Bailey for pick pocketing in 1835 ...
Documentary film: Wilfred Salmon and the First Blitz
Wilfred Salmon interactive booklet
Wilfred Salmon: Learning Resources