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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
Richmond
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39918
Current location

Finucane Court
Raleigh Road
Richmond
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
TW9 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 18785 75654
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four blocks of flats with dedicatory tablet placed on an outside wall. Tablet is rectangular, with carved lettering.
Inscription
FINUCANE COURT/ SO NAMED TO COMMEMORATE/ WING COMMANDER BRENDAN "PADDY" FINUCANE D.S.O. D.F.C. & TWO BARS/ FIGHTER PILOT. A RESIDENT OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO WAS KILLED IN AERIAL BATTLE IN 1942 AT THE AGE OF 21
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Finucane, Brendan
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, honorifix, role, manner of death, year of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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