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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Youlthorpe
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1996
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35102

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Current location

On the GARROWBY HILL
Off A166
Youlthorpe
East Yorkshire
Humberside
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 760 550
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large upright stone of remembrance. Made of grey granite. Incised lettering.
Inscription
AT THIS PLACE ON/ 7TH FEBRUARY 1944 AT 10AM/ HALIFAX BOMBER DK 192/ FROM RAF RUFFORTH, CRASHED IN/ 10/10THS CLOUD DURING A TRAINING FLIGHT./ ALL ON BOARD AND THE DRIVER OF/ A MILK LORRY WHO WAS PASSING/ ALONG THIS ROAD WERE KILLED./ (Names)/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADE/ (Name)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, age of death, manner of death, regiment, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, age of death, occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: The donor, Alun Emlyn-Jones OBE, was intended to have been on the aeroplane on this flight, but was grounded with 'flu.
Reference
  • 'Bomber crew remembered', The Daily Telegraph, 9 May 1996
  • 'Wartime plane crash victims remembered', Yorkshire Post, 8 February 2001

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