Talk by Jack Harris DFC

St Denys, North Killingholme EMN-141023-142815001
St Denys, North Killingholme EMN-141023-142815001

A retired Wing Commander from the RAF, is set to give a talk at St Denys Church in North Killingholme on Friday November 7.

The village is welcoming back Jack Harris, who flew with 550 Squadron out of RAF North Killlingholme in the Second World War.

Jack, who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC), will talk about his time there and his experiences as an RAF pilot.

The talk will start at 8pm and tickets cost £5, including refreshments.

This is a ticket only event; contact Kath Robinson on 01469 540271 or Mike Leeman on 01469 540795.

The airfield at North Killingholme is part of the Northern Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage project and was home to the famous Avro Lancaster.

Squadron 550 was one of the most effective Bomber Command and played an important role in the defence of Britain during the Second World War.

Margaret Price, Senior Tourism and Event Management Officer, said: “North Killingholme is delighted to be welcoming Jack Harris back to their community. He played a vital role in the Second World War and is seen as a hero. Jack has many stories to tell from his time in the RAF which will make for an extremely interesting talk.

“Don’t miss out on attending this unique event. Make sure you get your tickets in advanced though otherwise you won’t be able to attend.”