A tribute on VE Day to – Flt Lt Eugene Seghers DFC who died over Uckfield

Saturday, 26th July, 2014 marked the event of the Memorial Dedication Ceremony for Flt Lt Eugene Seghers DFC Crox De Guerre RAFVR.

The ceremony took place at the Highlands Inn in Ridgewood and every year a short ceremony is held on Remembrance Sunday.

Eugene died as he managed to steer a VI flying bomb off course and prevented it landing on Uckfield.

The event attracted widespread media attention with coverage given by both BBC and Meridian Television, and BBC Sussex local radio.

The ceremony was also broadcast live by Uckfield FM,presented by Mike Ziolek and can still be revisited on this link via Mixcloud

Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown RIP was a guest of honour at the event, listen to him here talking to Uckfield FM:

Audio is copyright of Uckfield FM