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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
East Lindsey
Town
East Kirkby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85043
Current location

On the North West wall inside the main Hangar
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
A155
East Kirkby
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
PE23 4DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 33835 62164
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Commemorative display of salvaged aircraft wreckage with associated memorial plaque, inscription in black and names in two columns.
Inscription
THIS DISPLAY STANDS AS A MEMORIAL TO/ F/SGT ARTHUR HENDERSON/ AND/ SGT ROBERT CHARLES BANKS/ LISTED MISSING FOR OVER 50 YEARS. WHO ARE NOW/ PEACEFULLY LAID TO REST/ IN CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ (Names/ KILLED IN THE COLLISION OF TWO LANCASTERS/ OVER RUSKINGTON FEN 2nd MARCH 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, H. M.
Anscomb, R. J.
Banks, Robert Charles
Dandy, G. E.
Davies, E
Flitt, G. W.
Henderson, Arthur
Lawson, E. M.
Lehy, F. D.
Lord, W. W.
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initials/ rank, date of death, place of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c3mm, height c300mm, width c330mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth c15mm, height c330mm, width c370mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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© WMR-85043

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