HistoryPoints News

Apr 29, 2017

Read Spitfire pilot's story at memorial

A memorial was erected on Caerphilly Mountain in 2015 to a young Canadian airman who died there in 1941. Now HistoryPoints has provided ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

QR codes at the memorial so that visitors can see a photo of Ivan Raymond Trafford and read his story on their mobile phones. The QR codes were installed by Matthew Ferris, who led the memorial's creation two years ago. Our web page about Ivan - available here - gives details which have not been previously published, thanks to official documents sourced by our contributor Phillip Jones. Phillip is an expert on Welsh RAF history and his book about Radnorshire airmen Early Birds and Boys in Blue is due out next month.