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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Norfolk
Town
Seething
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th June 1984
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20233
Current location

In the churchyard
just inside the main gates.
St Margaret and St Remigius Church
Brooke Road
Seething
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR15 1DL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 31962 97990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Free standing, black marble tablet with incised inscription.
Inscription
448TH BOMB GROUP / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF 448TH BOMB GROUP / 8TH UNITED STATES AIR FORCE / WHO SERVED AT SEETHING AIRFIELD / DECEMBER 1943 TO APRIL 1945 / FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM 350 MEN KILLED IN ACTION / DEDICATED JUNE 6TH 1984 //
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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: PURCHASE AMERICAN THEMED BOOKS FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS
Reference
  • EIGHTH AIR FORCE REMEMBERED by FOX, GEORGE H 111-112 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ISO 1991 WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON
  • BRITAIN'S AVIATION MEMORIALS & MEMENTOES by SMITH, DAVID J 115-116 Source: Image Library IWM Published:PATRICK STEPHENS LIMITED 1992 SPARKFORD

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