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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Babergh
Town
Lavenham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Archer of Bungay
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2nd August 1970
    Attended by: Chaplain of Usaf Lakenheath
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4449
Current location

Wall in Market Square
Market Lane
Lavenham
Babergh
Suffolk
CO10 9QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 91610 49312
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular bronze plaque in a wooden frame, with badge of the 487th Bomb Group in upper corners.
Inscription
MEMORIAL/ DEDICATED TO THE MEN OF THE/ 487TH BOMB GROUP (H)/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II, THAT THE IDEALS/ OF DEMOCRACY MIGHT LIVE.
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
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 483mm, width 1143mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Lavenham Parish Council
Reference
  • Suffolk Free Press, 6 Aug 1970

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