Maxey Stacey sings

One of the young boys to witness the crash of the Spitfire in 1940 was Maxey Stacey, life-long resident of the village of Holme.

In December 2015 I was joined by the Great Fen’s Mandy Corney and we went along to interview Maxey at his home.

We enjoyed a lovely couple of hours in his company and I got more great footage than I could ever use, including these priceless few moments:

You can hear Albert Whelan sing Maxey’s song in a recording made in 1931 here:

About the author: martyn

Film-maker interested in opportunities to create documentaries and factual story-telling on film. Also writer and stills photographer.