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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Waverley
Town
Alfold Crossways
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Berlin Airlift (1948-1949), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1992
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23478
Current location

ROADSIDE
ALFORD BARN INN
A281
Alfold Crossways
Waverley
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 041 353
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE TABLET SET INTO THE TOP OF A LIMESTONE PLINTH INSIGNIA OF THE RCAF, RAF AND RNNAS ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PLAQUE AND THE LOGO OF BRITISH AEROSPACE IS AT THE BASE CANADIAN AIR
Inscription
DUNSFOLD AERODROME/ CONSTRUCTED BY 1ST CANADIAN ARMY/ THIS STONE COMMEMORATES 50 YEARS OF FLYING/ 20TH JUNE 1942 - 20TH JUNE 1992/ IN RECOGNITION OF THE WARTIME SACRIFICES AND SERVICE OF/ 400, 414, 430 SQUADRONS ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE/ 98, 180, 231, 667 SQUADRONS, 83 GROUP SUPPORT UNIT, ROYAL AIR FORCE/ 320 SQUADRON, ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVAL AIR SERVICE/ IN TRIBUTE ALSO TO/ THE CONTRIBUTION OF SLYWAYS LTD/ TO CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT AND THE BERLIN AIRLIFT/ 1946 - 1950/ AND/ THE ADVANCEMENT OF BRITISH AVIATION BY/ HAWKER AIRCRAFT LIMITED/ HAWKER SIDDELEY AVIATION LTD/ BRITISH AEROSPACE PLC/ 1951 - 1992
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
  • Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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