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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Lincolnshire
Town
Wootton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63751
Current location

St Andrews Church
Vicarage Road
Wootton
North Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN39 6SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 088 162
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with stepped top attached to a wooden backboard. The RAF badge is at top centre and a photograph of Flying Officer Frank Hill in uniform is attached below the plaque. There is a single line border on the plaque with the lettering in white.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FLYING OFFICER FRANK HILL R.A.F.V.R./ AGED 21 YEARS/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ OCTOBER 7th 1944/ HE LOVED THIS CHURCH/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 310mm, width 555mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: height 410mm, width 290mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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