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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Wiltshire
Town
Wingfield
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24369
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Wingfield
West Wiltshire
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 826 568
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN BOARD. NOWY-HEADED. INCISED GILT LETTERING. CRESTS OF B.O.A.C. AND R.A.F. AT TOP AND BASE OF BOARD IN GILT.
Inscription
TO THE SACRED MEMORY OF/ SAMUEL DAVID JAMES CURNOCK/ 2ND PILOT OFFICER B.O.A.C. (LATE R.A.F.)/ MISSING PRESUMED KILLED 26TH 1942/ AGED 20 YEARS/ PER ARDUA AD ASTRA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Curnock, Samuel David James
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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