Thousands of people have spent time at Old Sarum over the last century.

Here are some of their stories.

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Flight Lieutenant Bill Goldfinch helped design and build the glider built in Colditz Castle with the intention of an aerial escape.

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, KCB, DSO & Bar was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.

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Major Watson was awarded the Military Cross on 12 April 1945 for his actions in the Battle of Bure during the Ardennes Campaign.


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Group Captain John Merifield was regarded as one of the best photo reconnaissance pilots of WWII. Above is one of his photographs - the first to show a V1 rocket on a launch ramp.