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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Stratford Upon Avon
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38548

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Old Town
Stratford Upon Avon
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6BG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2008654324
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, apex-headed slate tablet with moulded edges. Royal Air Force crest at top of tablet above incised inscription text with Coventry Diocese & Stratford upon Avon crests flanking first three lines of inscription. First & last lines of text infilled in gold coloured paint, the remainder in white.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND TO COMMEMORATE / No9 I.T.W. ROYAL AIR FORCE / A TRAINING WING FOR AIRCREW CADETS / STATIONED IN STRATFORD-UPON-AVON / 14th JUNE 1941 - 26th MAY 1944 / This church was their spiritual home and they / were supported by the people of this town. / We remember with pride the many cadets / of this unit who did not survive the war. / .PER. ARDUA. AD. ASTRA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30 mm, height 1250 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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