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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Agecroft
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
THOMAS TOPHAM, PARK SPRING QUARRY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th July 1994
    Attended by: R WHEATLEY
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th July 1994
    Attended by: N JONES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15977
Current location

Agecroft Cemetery
Langely Road
Agecroft
Salford
Greater Manchester
M6 6JP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80616 01509
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Upright limestone tablet with black inscription. RAF Crest and motto at top centre.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / A ROYAL AIR FORCE CREW / (NAMES) / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHEN LANCASTER PB304 CRASHED / NEAR REGATTA STREET ON JULY 30TH 1944.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, Raymond
Davenport, John Bruce Thornley
Lines, Peter
Reid, Harry
Singh, Mohand
Steele, John
Young, Arthur
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, service, surname, initials of forenames, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The stone for the monument was donated by a quarry owner from Halifax called Tommy Topham

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SALFORD CITY COUNCIL AND THE RAF ASSOCIATION
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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