Walks - Upwaltham Hill
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Upwaltham Hill, Upwaltham, West Sussex.

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Upwaltham Hill
This Upwaltham Hill (224m) walk from Upwaltham to the north of its hill is 2.4 miles long there and back, and near the top of Upwaltham Hill there is a memorial to some USAAF personnel who died in a Dakota crash in 1945. You start off in Upwaltham, pass St Mary’s Church and end in West Wood. There are a few spaces to park a car at the start (GPS 50.91561, -0.66017 - OS SU942137) on the Petworth A285 road shown by a red flag on the map. Pin 1: Memorial.
Key: – – – – –	Track / Path - - - - - - - -	Footpath – – – – –	Parish Boundary —> —>	Route NR		Nature Reserve
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Upwaltham Hill

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Length 1.2 miles x2 Highest point: +215m Lowest point: +115m Elevation gain: +90m Elevation loss: -90m
Upwaltham Hill Memorial
The Memorial says: This is the site where a Douglas C47-B Skytrain (Dakota) 27th Transport Group US Air Force crashed on 11 February 1945 with the loss of life of all the crew: Pogue Richard L, 1st Lieutenant USAAF Robinson Robert G, 2nd Lieutenant USAAF Smith Jerome T, Corporal USAAF Corson Victor C, Staff Sergeant USAAF Moore Craig C 2nd Lieutenant USAAF Norris Robert S, Sergeant USAAF Clayton Carl, Sergeant USAAF
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