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Barnes Wallace Well Dressing, Ripley, 2009
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The guest of honour at the event was Barnes Wallis' daughter, Mary Stopes-Roe.
Born in Ripley (26 September 1887), Sir Barnes Neville Wallis was a scientist, engineer, and inventor, best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the RAF during the Second World War and immortalised in the film, 'The Dambusters'.