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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
North Cornwall
Town
St Eval
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 April 2005
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65808

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Current location

At the gates of the Church
St Eval Church
St Eval
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL27 7UG
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 87196 69184
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A tapering stone of remembrance with a flat top. The inscription is on the front face in black lettering with Squadron numbers on the sides. RAF badge at top centre of front face.
Inscription
6 O'Clock face: RAF ST EVAL/ 1939-1959/ IN MEMORY/ of those who served and/ the 974 gallant aircrew/ who lost their lives./ Also the 22 airmen and WAAFs/ who were killed in bombing raids./ Unveiled this day/ 10th April 2005/ by/ Wing Commander Keith Cowieson/ RAF/ and dedicated by/ the Reverend G R Muttram MA/ 206 Squadron 1952-1956/ and/ the Reverend T Wright Chaplain BSc/ Chaplain RAF St Mawgan./ We will remember them./ Erected by RAF St Eval/ Coastal Command Association 3 O'Clock face: (Squadron numbers) 9 O'Clock face: (Squadron numbers)
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
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cornish Guardian, 14 April 2005
  • 'Who served at St Eval?', Harrow Times, 17 May 2007
  • 'Did you serve in RAF St Eval?', Watford Observer, 29 January 2010
  • 'Reuniting RAF costal [sic] defenders', Harrow Times, 8 May 2008

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