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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
East Lindsey
Town
Tattershall Thorpe
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62437

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Current location

Thorpe Camp
Woodhall Spa Road (b1192)
Tattershall Thorpe
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN10 6PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 19502 63272
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Roll of Honour in a wooden frame. At top left and right, regimental badges of 617 Squadron. Names are shown in separate sections under place names.
Inscription
617 SQUADRON/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ AIRCREW OF 617 SQUADRON WHO/ LOST THEIR LIVES WHILST FLYING ON/ OPERATIONS DURING WORLD WAR II/ RAF SCAMPTON/ (Names)/ RAF CONINGSBY/ (Names)/ RAF WOODHALL SPA/ (Names)/ ELSEWHERE/ (Names)/ DURING WORLD WAR II, 617 SQUADRON CARRIED OUT 1,478 SORTIES/ DURING 100 BOMBING RAIDS, THEY LOST 32 LANCASTERS DURING/ THESE ATTACKS. THE SQUADRONS MOSQUITO AIRCRAFT CARRIED/ OUT 75 SORTIES WITH NO LOSS./ 12 LANCASTERS AND ONE MOSQUITO WERE LOST IN ACCIDENTS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 204
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 204
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 840, width 6150
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Thorpe Camp Preservation Group

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