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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Lyneham
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Berlin Airlift (1948-1949)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24155
Current location

North of the Officer's Mess
RAF Lyneham
Lyneham
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN15 4PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 02320 78630
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three trees with plaque on low brick wall
Inscription
THESE 3 LIME TREES WERE GENEROUSLY PRESENTED/ TO RAF LYNEHAM BY THE SENATE OF THE CITY OF/ BERLIN TO MARK THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE/ INVOLVEMENT OF 24, 30 AND 47 SQUADRONS IN/ THE BERLIN AIRLIFT 1948
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: Advised memorial is in a bad state but some progress is being made in order to have it refurbished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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