Dambusters airman from Wakefield honoured

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Dambusters airman from Wakefield honoured

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A blue plaque honouring an airman who died in the Dambusters raids is to be installed in a village near Wakefield.

Sgt Wilfred Ibbotson was 29 years old when he was killed in 1943, while returning from a mission to destroy German dams.

Sgt Ibbotson was one of 53 airmen killed in the famous missions which launched on 16 May.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-67981673
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