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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bournemouth
Town
Bournemouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49011
Current location

Opposite junction with Meyrick Road
between Red Arrows Egging memorial and Cliff Lift
In Rock Gardens on south side of road
East Overcliff Drive
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH1 3AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 09603 90961
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAQUE SET INTO STONE
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FLT LT JOHN HENRY GREEN D.F.C. A CANADIAN / WARTIME PILOT WITH THE RAF LOST HIS/ LIFE ON 17TH SEPTEMBER 1947 WHEN HIS/ SPITFIRE CRASHED INTO THE SEA/ BETWEEN BOSCOMBE AND BOURNEMOUTH/ PIERS DURING A FLYING DISPLAY IN/ AID OF THE R.A.F. BENEVOLENT FUND AND/ TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN./ (...) BY THE DAILY ECHO AND MALCOLM JEFFERIES/ (...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Green, John Henry
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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