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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Halam
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LDC Restoration Ltd, D&M Monumental Masons.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10-04-2011
    Attended by: Rev. David McCoulough, The Venerable Robin Turner CB DL - former Chaplain-in-Chief.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68377
Current location

School Lane
Halam
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0RR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 68170 54773
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular tablet with a white line border attached to a stone of remembrance. The badges of the Royal Australian, R.A.F., and Royal Canadian Air Forces are at the top with the dedication and names below in white lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE CREW OF/ AVRO LANCASTER ED823/ OF 1661 HEAVY CONVERSION UNIT/ WHICH CRASHED NEAR THIS SITE/ ON 10th APRIL 1943. (Names)/ "THEY GAVE THEIR TOMORROWS FOR OUR TODAYS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dunkin, F.
Graham, W. S. L.
Lambert, E.
Lean, L. W.
Lewis, R. D.
Oxspring, H. U.
Stephenson, W. G.
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service number, rank, surname, occupation, age of death.
    Order of information: Occupation.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 660mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 1350mm, height 1850mm, width 1900mm
    Materials: Granite - Mountsorrel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,private
Details: Land donated by Sir John Starkey and the Trustees of Norwood Park on 199 lease and granite stone donated by Lafarge Aggregate & Concrete UK.
Reference
  • Halam News. March 2011 p1 The Bramley. March 2011. Newark Advertiser. 14 April 2011 p26.

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