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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Tandridge
Town
Horne
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87015
Current location

Roadside between White House Farm and Glen Barns
Bones Lane
Horne
Tandridge
Surrey
RH7 6HR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 34541 43005
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A block of stone with a plaque.
Inscription
RAF HORNE / ADVANCED LANDING GROUND / 3 crests) / Spitfires of the Royal Air Force arrived on the airfield sited to the / north of this point (marked * below on 30 April 1944 and flew on / offensive operations until they left on the 19 June that year. // This plaque commemorates the stay of these 3 Squadrons which / formed 142 Wing and all the airmen who served here, including / those from, Australia, Canada, Poland, / New Zealand, as well as from the / British Isles and elsewhere. Their / fighter aircraft were among the first / over the beaches on D-Day 5 June 1944. // We will continue to remember them. // ERECTED BY HORNE PARISH COUNCIL IN IT’S CENTENARY YEAR 1994.
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
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stainless Steel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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