Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Meirionnydd
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th August 1988
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13341

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Current location

ON THE SUMMIT
ARENIG FAWR
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 826 372
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cairn with slate tablet mounted at front.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE CREW OF (THE) FLYING FORTRESS / WHICH CRASHED ON THE ARENIG 4TH AUGUST 1943 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: rank,forename,manner of death,additional
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2010: Tablet is broken and a fragment, which includes part of the inscription, is missing top centre. Further cracking and flaking of stone on rest of tablet.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • BRITAIN'S AVIATION MEMORIALS & MEMENTOES by SMITH, DAVID J P 148 Source: Image Library IWM Published:PATRICK STEPHENS LIMITED 1992 SPARKFORD
  • Family Tree Magazine MAY 2000
  • Intercom Autumn 1988 Published:Air Crew Association

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