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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - ON THE RECORD -

A me­mo­rial to com­mem­o­rate men who flew with Bomber Com­mand dur­ing the Se­cond World War has been erected in Lin­coln. Un­veiled on Fri­day 2 Oc­to­ber, the mon­u­ment fea­tures an im­pos­ing 102ft spire – the same length as the wing­span of a Lan­caster Bomber – sur­rounded by walls of re­mem­brance bear­ing the names of the 55,573 air­crew who were killed in ac­tion. Its com­ple­tion marks the end of the first phase in the cre­ation of an In­ter­na­tional Bomber Com­mand Cen­tre, set to open in 2017. For de­tails, see bit.ly/1VDR4jd.

The me­mo­rial spire stands taller than the

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