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Within the city cemetery of the small Texas town of Terrell is a section where 20 RAF pilots who died while in training at Terrell at the #1 British Flying Training School in World War II. Nineteen died in training accidents and one from natural causes. The graves are maintained by the Commonwealth Graves Commission today and are landscaped in the beautiful English garden motif. A small marker in within the section states the ground is dedicated to the RAF and originally mainted by the Terrell War Relief Society. It was unveiled by Viscount Halifax K.G. British Ambassador to the U.S.

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