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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
City Of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Specific Conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88765
Current location

This is understood to have been relocated since the 2007 images due to redevelopment of the airport and building of the tram line
Entrance to Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh
City Of Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 150 732
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Spitfire aeroplane with a bronze dedication plaque on the adjacent wall
Inscription
1925 1957/603 (CITY OF EDINBURGH) SQUADRON/ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE/THIS SPITFIRE IS A MEMORIAL TO THE VALOUR/OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE SQUADRON WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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