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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Copeland
Town
Egremont
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67603

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Current location

Cemetery
North Road
Egremont
Copeland
Cumbria
CA22 2SY
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 00879 11472
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
.. ALSO/SQN LDR JOHN EDWARD BLAIR/DFC DFM/SON OF ABOVE, KILLED IN ACTION/MAY 22ND 1944 AGED 31 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blair, John Edward
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, decorations, manner of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 110mm, height 540mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CWGC Entry-www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2635467/BLAIR, JOHN EDWARD
  • For much more detail about his death, and of a new (2017) memorial in Holland to him and his crew-mates: www.edp24.co.uk/news/international-appeal-to-find-relatives-of-second-world-war-norwich-airman-sgt-sidney-smith-for-dutch-memorial-unveiling-1-4784618

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