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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lindsey
Town
Bransby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
PORTLAND COLLEGE (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 January 1992
    Attended by: Relatives of the crew.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th January 1992
    Attended by: Paddy Andy McMullan RAF Scampton
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20274
Current location

In the picnic area.
Bransby Home of Rest for Horses
Cowdale Lane
Bransby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN1 2PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 89931 79332
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque mounted within a shelter in the picnic area.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE CREW OF A / HANDLEY PAGE HAMPDEN BOMBER / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHEN THE PLANE/ CRASHED IN THIS FIELD AFTER TAKING OFF FROM/ SCAMPTON RAF STATION ON 25TH JANUARY 1942 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname.
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 325mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Trustees of the Home
Reference
  • Air Force Memorials of Lincolnshire 3rd edition by Ingham, Mike 20 Published:Midland Publishing Limited 1990 Leicester The Hampden AT192 (EA-O) from 49 Squadron RAF crashed in the field near the Home killing all the crew in 1942.

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