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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Breckland
Town
Wendling
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19919

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Current location

Wendling
Breckland
Norfolk
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 930 130
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE OBELISK SET ON STONE PLINTH. PLINTH HAS METAL PLAQUE WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. NAMES OF SQUADRONS SURROUND OTHER SIDES OF PLINTH IN BLACK LETTERING. PLINTH SURMOUNTS TWO-STEPPED STONE BASE IN LAWNED AREA.
Inscription
392ND BOMB GROUP/ 8TH AIR FORCE/ U.S. ARMY AIR FORCES/ STATION 118/ WENDLING/ IN HONOR OR/ 747 AIRMEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ AND ALL WHO SERVED/ WITH THEM AT THIS BASE/ JULY 1943 - JUNE 1945/ IN GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO/ FELIX M. GARNER JULY 1946/ TOM AND JILL SCOTT JULY 1989/ FOR THE GIFT OF THESE MEMORIAL GARDENS/ (NAMES OF SQUADRONS)
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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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