SMHS Meeting - The Maverick Airman

16 Feb 2011

Eastbourne College archivist, Michael Partridge, presented the story of Frederick Frank Reilly ‘Jack' Minchin. Minchin was a distinguished World War One pilot who studied at Eastbourne College and went on to learn how to fly at the Eastbourne Aerodrome. His life was full of adventure and incidents; crashes included! He was killed in 1927 whilst attempting to pilot the first plane across the Atlantic from East to West.


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Wednesday 20 Sep 2017

Artists of the Great War 1914 -1918

7.30pm for 8.00pm start
Function Room of the
Royal Oak Public House,
Station Street, Lewes,
East Sussex.


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