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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Barry
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65206
Current location

Mayors Parlour
Town Council
7 Gladstone Road
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF62 8NA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 114 680
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed plaque with a beaded edge, mounted on a wooden backboard. Inscription is in black and red lettering with a winged-badge in the top centre.
Inscription
IN THE HOUR OF PERIL/ PEOPLE OF THE/ BOROUGH OF BARRY/ EARNED THE GRATITUDE/ OF THE BRITISH NATIONS/ SUSTAINING THE VALOUR OF/ THE ROYAL AIR FORCE/ AND FORTIFYING THE CAUSE/ OF FREEDOM/ BY THE GIFT OF/ SPITFIRE AIRCRAFT/ They shall mount up with wings as eagles/ Issued by the Ministry of Aircraft Production/ 1942
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    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: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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