Official Opening of the
New Extention & Exhibitions
On 28 June, the new Moller building extension to the Parham Airfield Memorial Museum was formally opened.
The event was attended by over 200 invited guests, friends and members of the public. Also present were re-enactors representing personnel from the British Resistance Organisation and there was a display of military vehicles and flying model aircraft. Addresses were given by the museum's President Peter Kindred and Chairman Tim Brett and the Vice President of the 390th Memorial Museum Foundation Tucson, Frank Drain and John Warwicker, researcher and founder of the BRO Museum. We were also supported by members of the United States Air Force from RAF Mildenhall.
The service was conducted by the Reverend Deidre West, the unveiling of the new buildings name plaque was carried out by Frank Drain and the unveling off the information board was carried out by two BRO veterans, John Thurgood & Donald Hanscombe. 390th veteran Leroy Keeping cut the ribbon to formally open the Moller Building.
The National Anthems of the United Kingdom and the United States of America were played at the conclusion of the service and museum volunteer Caroline Curtiss gave a reading from 'The Wartime Memories of a Local English Girl'.