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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Thanet
Town
Manston
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28655
Current location
  • THE HURRICANE MEMORIAL BUILDING
    Manston Rd
    Manston
    Thanet
    Kent
    CT12 5DF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TR 33350 66570
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WOODEN SHIELD SHOWING 825 SQUADRON CREST MOUNTED AT TOP OF BOARD
Inscription
THE FLEET AIR ARM CREWS OF/ 825 SWORDFISH SQUADRON WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE "CHANNEL DASH ACTION" AGAINST/ THE GERMAN BATTLESHIPS/SCHARNHORST, GNEISENAU AND CRUISER PRINZ EUGEN/ FEBRUARY 12TH 1942/ (NAMES)/ 825 SQUADRON WAS TEMPORARILY BASED HERE AT/ RAF MANSTON AND THE OPERATION TOOK OFF FROM HERE/PRESENTED BY THE EAST KENT BRANCH/ FLEET AIR ARM ASSOCIATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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