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Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire
Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire - by Paul Hilton ©
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Photographer: © Paul Hilton (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(12th July 2009)
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Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire

The grave of Squadron Leader David John Shannon, DSO DFC, RAAF who took part on the famous Dambuster Raid in 1943 and flew the first of three Lancaster bombers that attacked the Eder dam and on his seventh approach, successfully dropped his " bouncing bomb" designed by Barnes Wallis. His wife, Ann Somerset Shannon, is buried next to him.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D3
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 48 mm, ISO: 500, Exposure time: 1/125 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 12, 2009, 5:25 pm
ImageID:1093769, Image size: 800 x 532 pixels

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Comment by Glynis Stevens(26th August 2009)

Thank you for this picture and the history with it we are proud.

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Comment by Paul Hilton (Photo owner)Premier Member! Click for more info..(23rd February 2014)

Ann Shannon, nee' Fowler, is the 6x gt grand daughter of Britian's first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole.

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