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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42246
Current location

Sacred Heart Church
Talbot Road
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 1LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30730 36441
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE IS TO COMMEMORATE THE EFFORTS, SACRIFICES AND/ VICTORIES FOR WHICH THE FOUNDATIONS WERE LAID AT THE POLISH AIR FORCE/ TRAINING CENTRE AT BLACKPOOL. IT WAS HERE ALSO THAT THE EVERLASTING LINKS EXISTING BETWEEN POLISH AIRMEN AND THE MOST HOSPITABLE CITIZENS OF BLACKPOOL WERE FORGED
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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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