Nigger's Grave
RAF Scampton, England

The grave of Nigger, a black labrador who was the mascot of the famed 617 Squadron (Dambusters) at RAF base, Scampton. He belonged to Wing Commander Guy P. Gibson, VC, DSO, DFC, RAF and was killed while Gibson was on a mission. A Christmas card left by a visitor is seen above the grave.

 

Close-up of the headstone.

(Photos courtesy of Peter Woodward)
© 2008 Peter Woodward all rights reserved

 



Page published Aug. 13, 2009