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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Huntingdon
Town
Yelling
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 August 1992
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8410
Current location

In a Field- the Crash Site
Yelling
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 260 620
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Simple Headstone shaped Stone of Remembrance
Inscription
BATTLE OF BERLIN/ DECEMBER 1943 - MARCH 1944/ NEAR THIS SPOT ON DECEMBER 17TH 1943/ A LANCASTER BOMBER JB477 OF 405 SQUADRON/ RCAF FROM GRAMSDEN LODGE/ CRASHED AND KILLED SIX OF THE CREW OF SEVEN/ WO SC H NUTTING DFM, THE REAR GUNNER, WHO WAS ON HIS 45TH SORTIE, SURVIVED/ IN MEMORY OF/ FG. OFF B A MCLENNAN CANADA/ PILOT AGED 26/ SERGT. G R SCHNEIDER CANADA/ W O W E SHEPHERD CANADA/ SGT M F W H ROOBROECK CANADA/ SGT E M CORNWELL RAF/ SGT E HALLIWELL BRITISH / W.OP/A/GUNNER AGED 22 /BURIED AT BLACKPOOL /WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death, service, place of death, forename, age of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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