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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Rothersthorpe
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37427
Current location

Internal north doorway of Nave,
St. Peter & St. Paul's Church
Church Street
Rothersthorpe
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN7 3JD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 71417 56654
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Restored propeller blade, bent in places, supported by a flat-topped pyramid-styled square wooden base. Names of crew engraved onto a board-mounted brass plaque fixed to the lower propeller blade. New Zealand and Union flags stand outwards to either side of the propeller.
Inscription
Upper propeller blade : In memory of / the 6 crew members / of / Wellington Bomber 482 / of 11 OTU / Which crashed near the Church / 5th April 1944 Plaque attached to lower propeller blade : (6 NAMES) / LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dowling, Ronald
Freeman, John A.
Hewett, Norman H.
Mcteer, Donald
Mowat, Colin J.
Waller, Ernest V.
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Role, rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Aluminium alloy
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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