previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Martin Bache

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Martin Bache (WMR-52117)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Martin Bache

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Martin Bache (WMR-52117)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Martin Bache

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Martin Bache (WMR-52117)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Wychavon
Town
Defford
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th September 2002
    Attended by: Sir Bernard Lovell and Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52117

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

CHURCH LA AND CHURCH RD VILLAGE GREEN
Church La
Defford
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 917 432
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
BRICK BLOCK BASE SURMOUNTED BY CONVEX HEADED STONE OF REMEMBRANCE. INSCRIPTION ON A PLAQUE FIXED TO THE FRONT FACE OF THE STONE. BADGE OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS FLYING UNIT DEPICTED AT THE TOP OF THE FONT FACE OF THE STONE OF REMEMBRANCE.
Inscription
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ AND/ CIVILIAN PERSONNEL/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE FURTHERANCE OF/ RADAR RESEARCH/ WHILST STAYING WITH THE/ TELECOMMUNICATIONS/ FLYING UNIT/ LATER THE/ RADAR RESEARCH/ FLYING UNIT/ AT/ DEFFORD AIRFIELD/ 1941 - 1957/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE
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
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-52117

For queries, please contact [email protected]