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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Tain
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 August 2018
    Attended by: LAC Geoff Bolton & Kenneth P Bannerman
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78038

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Current location

Near where main road crosses old taxiway
Tain Airfield
minor road from Tain to Portmahomack near Balnagall
Tain
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV19 1PE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 82636 81413
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square grey granite obelisk of the standard Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust type.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / TAIN AIRFIELD / OPENED 16.09.1941 / CLOSED 06.1947 / DEDICATED TO ALL UNITS / AND PERSONNEL BASED HERE / AIRFIELDS / OF BRITAIN / Conservation Trust / www.abct.org.uk / UNVEILED BY / LAC GEOFF BOLTON / No 5003 AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION SQUADRON / BASED HERE 1954 FOR NATO TRIALS INVOLVING / BOMB DETONATIONS AND SUBSEQUENT REPAIRS / TO PART OF THE MAIN RUNWAY / and / KENNETH P BANNERMAN / DIRECTOR GENERAL, ABCT / 11.08.2018
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 605 mm, height 1135 mm, width 605 mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust- money raised through donations

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