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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Melchbourne
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1741

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Current location

St. Mary Magdalene Church
Park Road
Melchbourne
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 1BB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02872 65394
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Propeller and differential gear standing on a plinth with brass plaque in front of it.
Inscription
In Memory Of/ (Names)/ Crew of H.P. Hampden P1305/ 14 O.T.U. R.A.F. Cottesmore/ Which crashed 19.8.40 at Melchbourne
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bishop, J
Britnor, S
Jackson, J A
King, W E
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank, regiment, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: height 1980mm, width 27Omm
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 700mm, height 410mm, width 60mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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