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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Selby
Town
Elvington
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1988
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30986
Current location

YORKSHIRE AIR MUSEUM SMALL MEMORIAL GARDEN
Elvington
Selby
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 680 483
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SALVAGED PROPELLOR FOUND IN THE SEA OFF WHITBY, MOUNTED ON A PLINTH WITH TABLET NO. 1. WALL BEHIND BEARS INSCRIPTION TABLETS 2 - 5
Inscription
(ON PROPELLOR PLINTH) IN EVERLASTING HOMAGE/ TO THE COURAGE OF THOSE/ WHO HAVE FOUND THEIR/ WINGED VICTORY/ THROUGH THE SKIES/ OF YORKSHIRE/ R J SAGE (TABLET 1 ON WALL) 1939 - 1945/ NO 6 (R.C.A.F) SQUADRONS OF BOMBER COMMAND/ (DETAILS OF 408, 426, 420, 425, 432, 415, 427, 429, 424, 433, 419, 428, 431, 434 SQUADRONS) (TABLET 2 ON WALL) JUNE 7 1990/ NO 6 (R.C.A.F./ GROUP BOMBER COMMAND/ THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED/ TO THE MEN AND WOMEN/ WHO SERVED IN NO 6 (RCAF) GROUP/ OF BOMBER COMMAND AND TO THOSE/ CANADIANS WHO SERVED IN OTHER/ SQUADRONS IN BOMBER COMMAND/ OF THE 17,000 ROYAL CANADIAN/ AIR FORCE MEN/ WHO DIED IN THE 1939 - 1945 CONFLICT/ 9,980 WERE LOST WHILE/ SERVING WITH BOMBER COMMAND/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM/ NOUS LES OBLIRONS PAS (TABLET 3 ON WALL) THEY MADE THE SACRIFICE/ SUPREME./ SO THAT YOU AND I/ MAY GO IN PEACE, WITH FREEDOM/ 4 GROUP./ 1939 - 1945 (TABLET 4 ON WALL) ROYAL AIR FORCE/ 4 GROUP BOMBER COMMAND/ YORKSHIRE/ SQUADRONS 1939 - 1945/ ROYAL AIR FORCE 10, 35, 51, 58, 76, 77, 78, 102, 104, 158, 578, 640/ ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE/ 462, 466/ ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 405/ FREE FRENCH AIR FORCE 346, 347
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
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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