Unveiling art treasure at heritage centre
A painting called Getting Jessie Home by artist Steven Binks was unveiled on Saturday at an open event attended by more than 60 people at Sudbury Heritage Centre, officiated by Mayor Jack Owen, deputy mayor Sue Ayres and Major Cray Booth of 488 Squadron at Mildenhall.
Fred Pawsey, 96, of Cavendish, a squadron leader who helped to teach American pilots to fly Spitfires in WW2, and Ted Filer from Sudbury who helped design jackets for American WW2 fighter pilots, also attended. Ted wore an original jacket that he designed.
You can read more about Fred’s story at www.foxearth.org.uk/pawsey.html.