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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Melchbourne
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1992
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1740

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Current location

Melchbourne Park House
Park Road
Melchbourne
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 1BB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02872 65394
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Blue cast bronze plaque
Inscription
HOME OF THE / 2003RD ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE CO. / 8TH AIR FORCE SERVICE COMMAND / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / STATION 572 MELCHBOURNE PARK / BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND / AUGUST 1943 TO DECEMBER 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 200mm, width 310mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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