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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Tempsford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1826
Current location

Barn in what was a RAF airfield 2 miles south south east of Tempsford.
Gibralter Farm Barn
Tempsford
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 19246 52573
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular board attached to a barn wall with the lettering in black.
Inscription
TEMPSFORD AIRFIELD / GIBRALTAR FARM / ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE BRAVE DEEDS / OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF EVERY NATIONALITY / WHO FLEW FROM THE WARTIME AIRFIELD TO THE / FORCES OF THE RESISTANCE / IN FRANCE, NORWAY, HOLLAND, / AND OTHER COUNTRIES / DURING THE YEARS 1942 TO 1945 / THE EQUIPMENT FOR THEIR DANGEROUS MISSIONS / WAS ISSUED TO THEM FROM THIS BARN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 840MM, width 1340MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • GIBRALTAR FARM BARN
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: ORIGINAL BOARD STOLEN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PRESENT OWNERS OF THE FARM

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