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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Annandale And Eskdale
Town
Lockerbie
County
Dumfries And Galloway
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44189

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Current location

In memorial shrine (See UKNIWM 44187)
Dryfesdale Parish Church
High Street
Lockerbie
Annandale And Eskdale
Dumfries And Galloway
DG11 2AF
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NY 13558 81864
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Rectangular metal plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Incised inscription in white painted lettering. RAF badge depicted in relief at top centre. Whole surrounded by single line border.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ LAC. WALTER R. FLETCHER, R.A.F./ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ 14TH APRIL 1945/ ERECTED BY : HIS LOYAL COMRADES IN INDIA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fletcher, Walter R
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, service, forenames, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c228mm, width c304mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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