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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
East Lindsey
Town
Tattershall Thorpe
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), General Service
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 May 2018
    Attended by: Wing Commander John Bell MBE DFC Ld'H', Kenneth P Bannerman, The Venerable (Air-Vice-Marshall) Robin Turner
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89348

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Current location

At the intersection of the two runways in the nature reserve run by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.
Woodhall Spa Airfield
Woodhall Road (B1192)
Tattershall Thorpe
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN4 4JT
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 21381 61464
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square grey granite pillar with incised inscription on face 1 picked out in black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ WOODHALL SPA/ AIRFIELD/ OPENED 02.08.1941/ CLOSED 10.1967/ DEDICATED TO ALL UNITS/ AND PERSONNEL BASED HERE/ AIRFIELDS/ OF BRITAIN/ CONSERVATION TRUST/ WWW.ABCT.ORG.UK/ UNVEILED BY/ WING COMMANDER JOHN BELL MBE DFC Ld'H/ PRESIDENT, 617 SQUADRON ASSCOCIATION/ (who flew from this airfield in 1943 / 1944/ with Nos 619 and 617 Squadrons)/ and/ KENNETH P. BANNERMAN/ DIRECTOR GENERAL, ABCT/ 13.05.2018
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
  • General Service
    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 600mm, height 1200mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust- money raised through donations
Responsibility
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust

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