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Heritage group shares photos of Queens visit to RAF Bicester


Sep 10, 2022

A heritage organisation based on a military site has shared photos of the Queen during her visit.

Bicester Heritage, a classic car and automotive specialist hub located on a former World War two RAF Bomber Training Station site in Bicester, has shared photos of the Queen’s visit to RAF Bicester in 1965.

Oxford Mail: Queen meets military personnel at RAF Bicester in 1965Queen meets military personnel at RAF Bicester in 1965

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A spokesperson for Bicester Heritage on its Twitter feed said: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of her majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, and extend sincere condolences to the Royal Family.

“These special photos, taken during a visit to RAF Bicester in 1965, have today taken on a new poignancy.”

The photos show the Queen meeting RAF personnel, and subsequently sitting on a bench with them enjoying an off-camera event.

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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Matthew.norman@newsquest.co.uk

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