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Lancaster ND820

Conflict Commemorated:WWII

Address:A52

Parish:Bicker

Locality:A52

Type of Memorial:Pillar/Column

Commisioned By:Lincolnshire Aircraft Recovery group

Materials Used:Brick, metal

Description:A short brick pillar supporting a cross. The pillar stands on a small paved base which has posts to the corners. Inset into the pillar are two plaques or tablets that carry the dedication.

Inscription:TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OFe, Flt Sgt Douglas Farrant,/ Sgt Reuben H F Malthouse, / W/O Roland T Lord, / Flt Sgt Joseph B Bannan, Flt Sgt Anthony G Hunter, / Sgt John Nixon, / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHEN AVRO LANCASTER ND820 635 SQUADRON / CRASHED HERE WHILE ON A FLIGHT FROM RAF DOWNHAM MARKET/ MONDAY 10TH APRIL 1944/ WHO NOW LIE AT REST IN THE SURROUNDING FIELDS / THEIR NAMES ARE COMMEMORATED ON THE / RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF CREW MEMBER/ F/O T F WILSON/ BURIED IN STONEFALL CEMETERY , HARROGATE./ THIS MEMORIAL WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE / LINCOLNSHIRE AIRCRAFT RECOVERY GROUP

Notes:Erected in 2004

Sources Used:Boston Standard, 06/04/2004

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