Plan for memorial to England rugby player killed in WW2

Plans are underway to erect a memorial in Ipswich to Prince Alexander Obolensky.  Obolensky was the first England rugby international to be killed in the Second World War when his Hurricane crashed during a training flight in March 1940.  The son of Russian nobility who fled to London after the 1917 Russian Revolution, he had played rugby for England four times in the 1930s.

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