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Jet Of Iada

WM reference
15397
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1949
Current location

CALDERSTONES PARK IN THE FLOWER GARDEN OF CALDERSTONES PARK
Calderstones
Liverpool
Merseyside
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 400 870
Denomination: Undefined

Description

STONE PEDESTAL SURMOUNTING A SQUARE STONE BASE UPON WHICH IS THE INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. ON THE FRONT IS A CAST METAL HEAD OF A GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: JET OF IADA / DICKIN MEDAL AND MEDALLION / FOR VALOUR. FIRST RESCUE DOG / AIR RAIDS 2ND WORLD WAR. 9 O'CLOCK FACE: RESCUE DOG / WILLIAM PIT DISASTER / AUGUST 1947 12 O'CLOCK: LED BY CIVIL DEFENCE / THROUGH LONDON / IN / THE VICTORY PARADE / JUNE 1946. 3 O'CLOCK FACE: JET BELONGED / TO MANKIND / AND NEVER FAILED.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Animal Memorials
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Metal
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1949
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL

Notes

The RAF Police Dog Handler -for Jet- received The Star of Whitehaven Medal

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