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St. Swithin - Thanksgiving Plaque

Conflict Commemorated:WWII

Address:St. Swithin's Church

Parish:Bicker

Locality:St. Swithin's Church

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Commisioned By:Parish

Materials Used:Metal, wood

Description:A metal plaque in a wooden frame mounted on the southern wall of the nave. The plaque is matt brown and features a single-line border framing white lettering. Dimensions: 750mm x 600mm x 20mm.

Inscription:THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN THANKSGIVING TO GOD FOR THE MIRACULOUS ESCAPE FROM DEATH AND DESTRUCTION IN THE AIR RAID OF MAY 12TH 1941, WHEN 14 HIGH EXPLOSIVE BOMBS FELL ON THE VILLAGE BUT NOT ONE EXPLODED. ONE BOMB FELL IN THE CHURCHYEARD 20 FEET FROM THIS SPOT CANON W. H. JUDD M.A. Vicar. W. H. COPE } Church Wardens W. SCOTNEY

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:M.P.

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Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

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