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Lady Carnarvon’s tribute to WWII flying aces who died after crashing on Downton estate

Lady Fiona Carnarvon

By Chris Hastings (original source  Daily Mail)

“In the touching climax to the latest series of Downton Abbey, the Crawley family and their servants unveiled a Great War memorial to honour those who had lost their lives.

Now Lady Carnarvon, the owner of Highclere Castle where the ITV drama is filmed, wants to create her own real-life tribute to the heroes who died years later in the Second World War.

The chatelaine was moved to act after discovering that several US airmen who were stationed close to Highclere may have crashed on the 5,000-acre estate during the conflict.”

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