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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Badenoch And Strathspey
Town
about 11 miles south east of Aviemore
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75932
Current location

The site is a long walk in remote and tough terrain from the Cairngorm Ski Centre
near the summit of Ben MacDui
There is no road access
about 11 miles south east of Aviemore
Badenoch And Strathspey
Highland
PH22 1RB
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 99599 99799
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Cairn with metal plaque attached
Inscription
THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD/On this site on 21 Aug 42 Avro Anson Serial No. DJ106 from/19 Operational Training Unit crashed on a/training flight from RAF Kinloss/Morayshire killing all five members of its crew/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carruthers, Kenneth Edmondson
Fillingham, Geoffrey
Gilmour, William
Llewelyn, John
Robertson, John Beaton
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, date of death, place of death, manner of death,age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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