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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Brecknockshire
Town
Cefn Yr Ystrad
County
Powys
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51605
Current location

Cefn y Ystrad close to the summit.
Cefn Yr Ystrad
Brecknockshire
Powys
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 090 137
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cairn comprising various sized boulders, leading up to a peak. At top centre a large wooden Latin cross with a plaque. At the base a smaller wooden cross with metal plaque, date inscribed thereon. All six crew on board the aircraft were killed on return from a bombing mission to Bordeaux, 9 December 1940, but no names are listed
Inscription
Aircraft serial number, date of crash, and crew's names and ranks. (Actual inscription not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Image Library Published:BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 1996 Brecon Beacons National Park Service 1996.

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