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Dedication of Quorn Trees

Loughborough Monitor - 9th May 1952

Major Norman E Pehrson, Army Attache at the United States Embassy in London, inspects the Boy Scouts who took part in the parade at Quorn on Saturday before the ceremonial dedication of an avenue of lime trees to the memory of American paratroopers stationed at Quorn and killed in action.

Note, the people are (from left to right): Ex Police Constable Bill (William) Norman, US Major Norman E Pehrson, David Edwards (scout), Mike Hughes (scout master), David Worsnip (scout), George Lee (scout), and Brian Gibbons (scout).

See also Artefact 884 and Artefact 2396 for photographs taken at the same event.

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 Submitted on: 2009-08-03
 Submitted by: Kathryn Paterson with additional information by David Edwards
 Artefact ID: 474
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