I am extremely grateful to those who have done so much to commemorate my
As a child I well remember that when it was Remembrance Sunday my whole
family stopped to remember Hubert. He was the only one lost in the Second
World War from both my father's and mother's large families. He was my
It is sad to recall that the brother that my mum (nee Esther Adair) was so
fond of had no resting place and was presumed missing in action over the
Channel. My mum hated to think that he was in the water. Sadly she never
got to hear about the discovery of his aircraft and the marvellous web
site that honours his name. On her behalf I am extremely proud.
My 9 year old daughter, Ellie, has been set homework this weekend that
asks her to write a letter to a friend explaining why poppies are special.
I have shown her this web site. She is proud of and grateful to her great
uncle for the price he paid for our freedom. The memory lives on.
Andrew Sherwood - November 2007