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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Helmdon, Brackley
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th November 2008
    Attended by: Rev'd. Will Adams,
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70599
Current location

St. Mary Magdalene Church
Church Street
Helmdon
Brackley
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN13 5QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 59007 43193
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait orientated wooden backboard with an attached gold coloured plaque. Inscription printed in black. (An associated stone of remembrance, WMR reference 70598, is sited adjacent to Village memorial).
Inscription
At the going down of the sun / and in the morning / we will remember them / (10 Names) / These American Airmen were / the crew of B17 bomber 42-3048 / they died at 8:19 on 30th November 1943 / at Astwell Castle Farm
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brannan, Henry P.
Freeman, Billy B.
Glaspell, Thomas D.
Holland, William M.
Landfear, Dean
Munro, William S.
Paterson, Leighton D.
Pugh, Richard W.
Scott, Henry A.
Slayton, Charles E.
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surnames, rank, role,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
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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