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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Lissett
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th September 1993
    Attended by: Bishop of Hull, former squadron members
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34842

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Current location

Located within the church itself
St. James of Compostela Church
Main St
Lissett
East Yorkshire
Humberside
YO25 8PT
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 14438 58061
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain memorial window. Inscription in center base with a colored squadron badge in centre of window.
Inscription
28 FEBRUARY 1943 - 17 AUGUST 1945/ IN MEMORY OF/ 158 SQUADRON R.A.F./'IN BRAVE COMPANY'/ LEST WE FORGET
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
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Britain's Aviation Memorials & Mementos by David J Smith, Published by Haynes Pubns, London, 1992 ISBN 10: 185260395X / ISBN 13: 9781852603953
  • "Dedication of Memorial" Aircrew Association INTERCOM Magazine, Christmas 1984, pg. 30-31
  • In Brave Company. The History of 158 Squadron by Chorley, W. R. And R. N. Benwell, Published by Benicotts Limited of Taunton - Printers, Taunton, UK, 1979
  • Failed to Return: Air Operations of No.4 Group (RAF) and No.6 Group (RCAF), 1939-45 Hardcover – 1 Nov 1995 by Bill Norman, Published by Pen & Sword Books Ltd (Nov. 1995) ISBN-10: 0850524741 / ISBN-13: 978-0850524741

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