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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Broadland
Town
Attlebridge
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55060

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Current location

Attlebridge Airfield
Frans Green (cross Road)
Attlebridge
Broadland
Norfolk
NR9
England

OS Grid Ref: TG 132 170
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black stone plaque displaying the inscription is headed by the Bomb Group and 8th Air Force emblems. There's a brickwall at the back with squadron badge motifs set in the wall.
Inscription
SITE OF UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE STATION 120/ ATTLEBRIDGE AIRFIELD MARCH 1944 - JULY 1945/ FROM THIS BASE THE 466TH BOMB GROUP (H) A UNIT OF THE/ EIGHTH AIR FORCE, SECOND AIR DIVISION, FLEW 231 COMBAT/ MISSIONS IN B-24 "LIBERATOR" AIRCRAFT. THE AIR OFFENSIVE WAS OVER THE CONTINENT: NORMANDY, NORTHERN FRANCE,/ RHINELAND, ARDENNES - ALSACE AND CENTRAL EUROPE./ THIS MEMORIAL WAS DEDICATED 12TH JUNE 1992/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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