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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
High Peak
Town
Hope
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53207
Current location

On the top of the drystone wall.
Roadside
Castleton Rd (a6187) Opposite Junction With Warehouse La
Hope
High Peak
Derbyshire
S33 8RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 160 834
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze plaque attached to a drystone wall. Inscription in raised upright capital lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ SGT. J .D. KESTER,/ SGT. R. F. CAIRNS,/ SGT. W. J. HACKETT,/ SGT. B. E. WILKINSON (R.C.A.F.)/ AND/ SGT. W. A. MARWOOD (R.A.F.)/ WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ IN A WELLINGTON/ BOMBER CRASH/ 15TH FEBRUARY 1943/ IN HOPE PARISH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 200mm, width 150mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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