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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
Teddington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th May 1999
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17999
Current location

Lat 51.419309 Long -0.32918215
CAMP GRIFFISS SITE BUSHY PARK
Bushy Park
Teddington
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
TW11 0DR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 16277 70246
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ON EUROPEAN HQ OF THE US ARMY AIR FORCE MEMORIAL (NO. 17995).
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE TO COMMEMORATE/ THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENDING/ OF THE BERLIN AIRLIFT/ ON THE 12TH MAY 1949/ WAS UNVEILED BY/ HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES/ ON 14TH MAY 1999
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Times May 15 1999

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