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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Arun
Town
Rustington
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68801
Current location

79
Chaucer Avenue
Rustington
Arun
West Sussex
BN16 2PG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 04737 02065
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Round memorial garden with black marble plaque accompanied by propeller blade from a De Havilland Dove aircraft.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED / 17TH FEBRUARY 1945 / WHEN AN R.A.F. MOSQUITO AIRCRAFT MM550/ CRASHED OPPOSITE THIS SITE/ W/CDR W.H. MAGUIRE D.F.C. PILOT/ FL.LT D. STICKLAND -LAKE D.F.M. / F.I.U. BASED AT R.A.F. FORD / ALSO RUSTINGTON RESIDENTS/ MRS F.M. WARD / MR A.S. FOSTER / MR E.L. VINCENT / UNVEILED ON 65TH ANNIVERSARY / 17TH FEBRUARY 2010/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Foster, A.s.
Maguire, W.h.
Strickland-lake, D.
Vincent, E.l.
Ward, Fm
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Date of death, rank, initials, surname, distinctions
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plant Material
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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