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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Parham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 29 April 1992
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5545
Current location

The Old Parsonage
St Mary the Virgin Church
Hall Road
Parham
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP13 9AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 30947 60514
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Metal plaque on wooden backboard.
Inscription
IN MEMORY / OF / (Names) / THE CREW OF AIRCRAFT 42-107010 / A B-17 WHICH CRASHED IN / PARHAM 27TH DECEMBER 1944 / THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF LIBERTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banning, Albert
Grafton, John F.
Licata, Dominick
Mcguire, James
Murdock, Devere
Ralston, Pleasant D.
Swasey, Hamilton
Tornabone, Francis R.
Trotter, James
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle initial, surname, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 228.6mm, width 330.2mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Eight Airforce remembered by Fox, George HP 50 source: Image Library NIWM Published:ISO 1991 Westminster Bridge Road, London http://airfield informationexchange.freeforums.org/memorial-at-parham-church-suffolk-t67.html

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