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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Western Islands
Town
Isle of Vatersay
County
Western Isles
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69439
Current location

Near shore of Bagh Bhatarsaigh
on the only island road
Isle of Vatersay
Western Islands
Western Isles
HS9 5YN
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NL 64555 96074
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Irregular shaped stone memorial with inscribed metal plaque situated alongside wreckage from the Catalina seaplane.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ WHO DIED AND SURVIVED/ WHEN THEIR CATALINA PLANE/ CRASHED ON VATERSAY ON/ 12th MAY 1944/DIED IN CRASH.(Names of those who died in crash marked with a dot/circle)/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anstey, R.
Basset, R.
Beavis, R.
Calder, G.
Clyne, D.
Hines, P.
Kilsaw, E.
Lee, P.
Whiting, R.
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 6
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, place of death, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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