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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Tandridge
Town
Godstone
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st January 1944
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 01st January 1944
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23844
Current location

Opposite the entrance to Postern Gate farm.
A22
Godstone
Tandridge
Surrey
RH9 8EL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 36480 49170
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A large silver cedar tree with a plaque fastened to the trunk. Nearby are a seat with a dedicatory plaque and stone pilaster with an inscription.
Inscription
Plastic? plaque on tree: PILOT STANLEY ALLEN FENEMORE / 'ONE OF THE FEW' / KILLED IN ACTION ABOVE THIS CRASH SITE / IN HURRICANE NUMBER V6722 / AT 08:15 AM ON 15TH OCTOBER 1940 / DURING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN / JUST 20 YEARS OLD // Seat: THIS SEAT WAS DONATED IN MEMORY OF A BATTLE OF BRITAIN PILOT / SERGEANT STANLEY ALLEN FENEMORE / 501 SQUADRON, SHOT DOWN - AGED 20 YEARS - IN HURRICANE V6722 / ON 15TH OCTOBER 1940 - POSTERN GATE FARM. GODSTONE - ONE OF THE FEW // Pilaster: BATTLE OF BRITAIN / THIS SILVER CEDAR TREE / WAS PLANTED IN MEMORY OF / SGT/PILOT S. A. FENEMORE / R.A.F. / KILLED HERE / 15 OCTOBER 1940 / AGED 20 //
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, squadron, manner of death, age at death, aircraft, date of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete, Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
C 1976-91: SEAT REPLACED 1992: PILLAR SET UP IN FRONT OF TREE BY SGT FENEMORE'S SISTER
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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