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If you or someone you know was stationed at Martlesham Heath prior to 1939 please state so here by using the REPLY button

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Prince Alexander Obolensky was born a Russian but escaped the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, he is famous for scoring what is considered the best ever English Rugby Try on his debut for England. The Prince died in a Hawker Hurricane crash at RAF Martlesham Heath and is buried in Ipswich Cemetery, more details here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Obolensky 

Prince Obolensky statue DSC_4325.JPGPrince Obolensky statue DSC_4324.JPG



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