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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
East Lindsey
Town
Tattershall Thorpe
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: August 2001
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 July 2002
    Attended by: Unknown
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48821

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Current location

Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
B1192
Tattershall Thorpe
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN4 4PL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 21810 59683
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of remembrance with dedicatory stepped curved wall placed within it, two flower beds abut the paved area in front of the wall. On the centre wall beneath the base name and war years are the badges of 97, 617, 619 and 627 Squadrons Royal Air Force that flew from the base during WW2, beneath these is a dedicatory plaque to the founder of Thorpe Camp.
Inscription
R. A. F. WOODHALL SPA/ 1939 - 1945/ (Squadron badges) Memorial plaque: IN MEMORY OF/ MIKE HODGSON/ FOUNDER OF THORPE CAMP
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Commemorates the 433 airmen lost flying from nearby RAF Woodhall Spa during World War 11
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete slabs
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Thorpe Camp Preservation Group.
Reference

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