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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glyndwr
Town
Llansilin
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31139
Current location

BWLCH Y RHIW FARMHOUSE
Llansilin
Glyndwr
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 200 280
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall-mounted slate tablet bearing incised inscription to RAF and Civilian victims of the crash.
Inscription
BWLCH-Y-RHIW FARMHOUSE/ AT 0146 HOURS ON 26TH JANUARY 1943, A WELLINGTON/ AIRCRAFT, R1461, ON A TRAINING EXERCISE FROM/ R.A.F HARWELL, BERKSHIRE, CRASHED ON THIS HOUSE/ CAUSING THE DEATHS OF/ (Names) / AND THE ENTIRE CREW OF THE AIRCRAFT / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth C 0.75IN, height C 14 IN, width C 24 IN
    Materials: Slate - Welsh
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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