Family learn full story about Liverpool Spitfire pilot's death - after 77 years
A Merseyside grandmother is looking forward to officially commemorating her heroic uncle after the solving of a 77-year mystery surrounding his death during World War II.
Beryl Wilson, nee Lewis, 81, from Melling, wants to see the Rolls Royce engine and other artefacts from the Spitfire aircraft, in which 24-year-old Flight Sergeant Emrys Ivor Lewis tragically crashed on July 4, 1940, put on display in Merseyside.
This follows the excavation of the aircraft by a team of aviation enthusiasts, together with archaeologists from Winchester University, which took place recently on farmland in... read more
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