The Air Forces Memorial Runnymede England
The Royal Air Forces Association
70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
A Service of Remembrance Sunday 15th August 2010
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A service conducted by the Reverend Group Captain Nick Berry.
Music by the Royal Air Forces Association Presidents Band conducted by Mr Peter Stockdale MBE.
Lining Party from RAFHalton
Wreath bearers from 398 Squadron Air Training Corps.
With Chris Wren MBE , Air Commodore Nick Carter OBR MA, Squadron Leader Jimmy James AFC & Bar DFM
and Spitfire & Hurricanes of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Memorial Winter
Owen Burns

It was a privilege to meet the only person present at the service who was a combatant during the Battle of Britain. Here at the age of 94 and accompanied by one of his six daughters.

Flight Lieutenant Owen Burns - nickname OV; was a 24 year old Sergeant gunner operating in Bristol Blenheim fighter bomber's with 235 Squadron. F/L Burns operated with coastal command and was attached to Fighter Command for operations in the Battle of Britain.

Owen Burns

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