'Colossus' Memorial

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Reference WMO216278

Address:

Terminal 3 Prayer Room

Manchester Airport

Manchester

M90 1QX

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Commemorating those from X Troop 11th Special Air Service Battalion who served in the 'Colossus' airborne operation on 10 February 1941
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The first British airborne operation 'Colossus' was undertaken by X Troop 11th Special Air Service Battalion on 10 February 1941 in southern Italy. 'The first amongst equals'

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