HMS Sparrowhawk Memorial

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Address:

Ayre Mills

Kirkwall

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Polished grey granite headstone with rough finish around outer edges, with an inscription engraved and painted black. Stands in a bed of gravel bounded by a modern cement rendered wall to rear and concrete kerb to front. Flanked by small granite flower holders. Access provided from car park by flagstone path.
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THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, KIRKWALL TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF ALL THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES FLYING FROM ROYAL NAVAL AIR STATION HATSTON H.M.S. SPARROWHAWK FROM 1939 – 1945MAY THEIR COURAGE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM BE REMEMBERED ALWAYS. 

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