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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Freestanding building
District
South Cambridgeshire
Town
Duxford
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 9th November 1994
    Attended by: VENERABLE B H LUCAS CB QHC BA RAF
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47405

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Current location

South Camp.
Imperial War Museum Duxford
A505
Duxford
South Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 45975 46166
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A replica of the RAF Duford Church on the corner of the building with a pitched roof. There is an accompanying plaque on a wooden backboard, with a botonne cross at top of the plaque.
Inscription
ROYAL AIR FORCE DUXFORD 1918-1943 & 1945-1961 / BASE 357, 8TH AIR FORCE (USAAF) 1943-1945 // This chapel, part of the original 1918 Station Chapel, is dedicated, to all those who, whilst / stationed at Duxford, gave their lives in the service of the country. // it was dedicated by The Chaplain-in-Chief Royal Air Force/ The Venerable B H Lucas / CB QHC BA RAF / ON 9TH NOVEMBER 1994
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Church
    Measurements: depth 7000mm, width 8000mm
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
IWM Duxford

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