Tomorrow, Friend Of The London Taxi Trade, Frances Wyhowska Skydives To
Raise Funds For Normandy Trip
Tomorrow, friend of the London Taxi Trade, Frances Wyhowska will be doing a skydive of 12000 feet, with the Red Devils, in aid of the The London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled, to raise funds for next year's trip to Normandy
If you would like to sponsor Frances, this is the link.
Any help, no mater how small, will be gratefully received
Another committee member, Graham Pike and two veterans are also jumping
Two WWII veterans, Ted Pieri (90) and Fred Glover (92) are undertaking a tandem skydive with the Red Devils on Thursday 25 August 2016 to raise funds for next year’s Taxi Charity D-Day trip to Normandy.
Ted and Fred will be joined by Taxi Charity committee members Frances Wyhowska and Graham Pike.
Ted, who lives in Erith, Kent, joined the 1st Airborne division in 1943. He did his first parachute jump in 70 years in 2015, and enjoyed the experience so much that he’s willing to jump again to raise money for the charity.
Fred Glover was a member of 6th Airborne ‘A Company’ who were tasked with landing within the infamous Merville Gun Battery in 1944. This will be Fred’s first parachute jump since his time in Normandy.
Please watch this short video where London Taxi Driver Allan "Ossie" Osbourne, talks about why he loves taking the veterans on these trips..