Honoured to lay a wreath at the grave of a local hero on the 80th Anniversary of Battle of Britain
Published: 08 September 2020
It was a great honour to lay a wreath on behalf of the Town Council to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, alongside socially distanced members of the and the
Royal British Legion at the grave of a pilot who fought and died in the battle. Born in Haywards Heath, Flying Officer Richard Pryer Plummer was shot down in combat with enemy fighters on the 4th September 1940. He later died of his injuries, at the age of 28, and is buried in the Western Road Cemetery. The
172 - Haywards Heath Squadron Air Training Corps will be post a video of the full ceremony, including tributes from some of their cadets. Visit https://www.facebook.com/sussexwingatc.
The Mayor, socially distanced, next to members of the 172 Haywards Heath Air Squadron and members of the Royal British Legion for the 80th Anniversary of Battle of Britain Day.
Wreaths, including the Town Council wreath laid in honour at the grave of Flying Officer Richard Pryer Plummer at Western Road Cemetery in Haywards Heath.