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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
South Norfolk
Town
Tibenham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR PERFITT
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th May 1987
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54713
Current location

Tibenham Airfield
Tibenham
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR15
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 141 887
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large,black stone wall with the inscription written in white. It sits on a retangular plinth.
Inscription
445TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H)/ 2ND COMBAT WING. 2ND AIR DIVISION/ 8TH UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/ 4TH NOVEMBER 1943 TO 28TH MAY 1945/ FROM THIS AIRFIELD THE 445TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP LAUNCHED/ 280 MISSIONS AND FLEW 6323 SORTIES/ THIS MEMORIAL IS HUMBLY DEDICATED TO THE 445TH BOMB GROUP/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE AIRMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ AND THOSE WHO SERVED FIGHTING/ FOR THE LIBERATION OF EUROPE DURING WORLD WAR II./ 700TH BS. 701ST BS. 702ND BS. 703RD BS./ DEDICATED 25TH MAY 1987
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
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Airfield Review page 15. December 1995. No.70

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