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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Chichester
Town
Goodwood
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16615
Current location

Behind Air Traffic Control tower; but NB - not accessible to public at present (Nov 2017)
(Next to ) Fire Station on Goodwood/Chichester Airfield
Claypit Lane
Goodwood
Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0PH
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 87662 07447
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • At edge of Airfield near Goodwood Racecourse
    Goodwood Country Park
    Chichester
    West Sussex
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 890 110
    Denomination: Undefined
Inscription
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE/ 31ST FIGHTER GROUP/ WHO, FROM THIS AERODROME,/ ON 26 JULY, 1942, JOINED THEIR/ BRITISH COMRADES IN COMBAT/ AS THE FIRST UNITED STATES/ FIGHTER GROUP IN THE/ EUROPEAN THEATER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 80MM, height 900MM, width 450MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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