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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Havant
Town
Emsworth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 February 1995
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21389
Current location

On a footbridge over the River Ems
Emsworth
Havant
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 750 062
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small plaque atached to top rail of the bridge.
Inscription
F/LT ARTHUR B. WOODS, A.F.C., R.A.F. NO. 75403 (PILOT) / AND / 2ND LT. JAN BUGGE (NAVIGATOR) NORWEGIAN AIR FORCE / ATTACHED TO 85 SQN 'A' FLIGHT STATIONED AT WEST MALLING. / DIED NEAR THIS BRIDGE WHEN THEIR MOSQUITO MK. XIII (VY-R) / NIGHT FIGHTER COLLIDED WITH A WELLINGTON BOMBER (LN-185) / OF 18 O.T.U. FINNINGLEY AT 20.00 HRS ON THE 8/2/1944. / LOSING THEIR LIVES NOT THROUGH ENEMY ACTION MAKES / THEIR LOSS NONE THE LESS TRAGIC. / PLAQUE PROVIDED BY GRAHAM ALDERSON, FEB. 1995 / BY PERMISSION OF HAVANT BOROUGH COUNCIL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bugge, Jan
Woods, Arthur B
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, place of death, forenames, manner of death, service, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 150MM, width C 255MM
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Portsmouth News 26 January 1995

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