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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
South Lakeland
Town
between Cockley Beck & Little Langdale
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Gordon Greaves Slate Ltd
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 Nov 2005
    Attended by: Revd Mark East
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13028
Current location

1 1/2 miles SW of Wrynose Pass
Mountain summit
South of the Three Shire Stone on Wrynose Pass
between Cockley Beck & Little Langdale
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA20 6EG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 27226 00833
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough cairn made of local stones and wreckage of the aircraft undercarriage topped by a wooden cross with a small metal plaque with a badge on the cross.
Inscription
Metal Plaque-HALIFAX BOMBER/LL 505-‘S’ FOR SUGAR/RCAF/OCTOBER 22, 1944 Slate Plaque-In Memory of/8 Crew Members of Halifaz LL505/From No. 1659 HCU Topcliffe/who lost their lives on this site/on 22nd October 1944/[names]/RIP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Fa
Ferguson, Wb
Johnston, Ja
Pyche, He
Riddoch, D
Titt, Df
Whitley, Rn
Whittingstall, Cg
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, date of death, manner of death, rank, service, age
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
History
2005- Gordon Greaves Slate Ltd provided new slate plaque to replace the old metal one 2014-Cairn rebuilt by Gordon Greaves Slate Ltd (of Windermere), Paul Sykes and Andrew Denley and replacement Mahogany cross installed
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: By Gordon Greaves Slate Ltd
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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