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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Chalgrove
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68338

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Current location

Chalgrove Airfield
Off Monument Road
Chalgrove
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX44 7RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 64111 97593
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular stone of remembrance with attached plaque set on a stone base.
Inscription
CHALGROVE AIRFIELD/ STATION 465/ TO THE MEMORY OF AMERICAN/ SERVICEMEN WHO WERE BASED/ HERE DURING WORLD WAR TWO/ THEY SERVED WITH THE 10th/ PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE/ GROUP AND TROOP CARRIER/ PATHFINDER GROUP (PROV.) OF/ THE 9th UNITED STATES ARMY AIR/ FORCE, AIRBORNE PATHFINDER/ PARATROOPERS OF THE U.S. ARMY/ AND THE 7th PHOTOGRAPHIC/ RECONNAISSANCE GROUP, THE/ "EYES OF THE 8th" UNITED STATES/ ARMY AIR FORCE/ MAY THEY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN/ DEDICATED JUNE 18th 1993.
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: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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