Unveiling and Dedication of Memorial Stone

On Thursday 12th September 2019, Deputy Lieutenant Mr Nick Oulton DL unveiled a memorial stone in memory of Sergeant John Keatinge Haire who, on 6th November 1940, steered his burning Hurricane away from the village of Arreton on the Isle of Wight.

A lone Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Flight flew under the cloud base to give tribute to the fallen. Wreaths were laid by relatives, members of the Armed Forces, John Pulfer from the Battle of Britain Historical Society, Bob Seely MP and others.

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