Ernest James Presland - Photo Updated:
21 MAR 2009
Flying Officer E. J.
Presland før han blev Flight/Lieutenant.
David W Fell,
webmaster på hjemmesiden fra RAF Elsham Wolds Association.
Den nat himlen faldt ned af Lone Theils i
lørdag den 24. april 2004 om kontakt med efterkommere af flyverne.
Photo of Flying Officer
E. J. Presland before he became a Flight/Lieutenant.
David W Fell,
of the RAF Elsham Wolds Association.
The same photo is shown in the article
himlen faldt ned
(The night the sky came down)
by Lone Theils in
Berlingske Tidende on 24 April 2004 about the crash of
LAN ME726 in Gamtofte
The Daily Telegraph printed a letter from Denmark
and that led to contact with descendants of
Flight Lieutenant Ernest James
See Danes seek to honour relatives of war crash RAF
crew by Julian Isherwood.
"He was my father´s cousin," says Ruth French,
who for the first time read the story about
what happened to "Ernie" in the
She planned to go to Denmark for a memorial ceremony on 16 May 2004.
"I take it as a very great honour to be allowed
to represent my family at the ceremony in Denmark.
It will be a great experience,"
Ruth French says.
Actually also his fiancée Eileen Kingston
came with her brother and his daughter.
Also her son came, just in time for the memorial service.
Eileen Kingston and he were to
marry a month later, she tells in the article
After 60 years families visit aircrew´s graves.