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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Mursley
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 May 1995
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72052
Current location

Mursley Water Tower
Whaddon Road
Mursley
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK17 0RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 81698 29231
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A plaque mounted on the water tower, which commemorates the WW2 aircrew who crashed at the site.
Inscription
MURSLEY PARISH COUNCIL / IN MEMORY OF / (Names) / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHEN / WELLINGTON B.J.879 OF 26 OTU / CRASHED INTO THE WATER TOWER / AT 00.15 HRS. 11TH APRIL 1943 / DEDICATED 8TH MAY 1995 / TO COMMEMORATE V.E.DAY / 1945-1995 /DONATED BY ANGLIAN WATER SERVICES LTD
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Anglian Water Services Ltd

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