Halifax Bomber 433 Squadron Royal Canadian Airforce Memorial

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Reference WMO231989

Address:

All Saints Church

Church Road

Lonan Parish

Laxey

Isle of Man

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is a stone wall on which three black marble plaques are affixed. The central plaque is engraved with Candian flags. There is an area underneath the central plaque where wreaths of poppies can be hung. The memorial was unveiled by Deemster M. Kerruish on 7th October 2006 and dedicated by the Reverend Bill Martin, Vicar of Laxey. The memorial was funded by members of the Laxey Branch of the Royal British Legion. Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials: IOM_NIWM_LON_00006
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'In Memory Of / those who died when a Halifax Bomber of No. 433 Sqdn. / Royal Canadian Air Force / cashed at Lonan on 14th July 1944 / some wreckage fell on a house 'Hokang' Pinfold Hill / fatally injuring a child.' The names of 7 crew members are then listed, followed by the name of the child.

Flying Officer William Wallace Flying Officer John Evans Warrant Officer James Murie Pilot Officer Bruce Tees Sergeant Ronald Movold Sergeant George Pidgeon Sgt. George Walker (RAF) Allan Charles McCulloch (3 1/2 years)

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