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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fylde
Town
Freckleton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony

  • Date:
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
106424

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Current location

Set under the Street name
in the hedge.
Hedge of a private house
Junction of Trinity Close and Lytham Road
Freckleton
Fylde
Lancashire
PR4 1EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 42979 29047
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular Bronze coloured plaque, lettering and border in relief
Inscription
"This is the site of the village school where,/ on the 23rd August 1944, during a severe storm,/ an American bomber crashed with the loss of 61 lives."/ This included 38 children, 2 teachers and 21 civilians and/ service personnel./ Always in Our Hearts
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: Undefined
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Freckleton Parish Council

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