Morchard Bishop, Devon, Memorial to two WW2 Halifax Aircraft

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Reference #251336

Address:

Village Square

Morchard Bishop, Devon

EX17 6NW

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A memorial to the crews of Halifax aircraft JP201 and LL137 which collided and crashed on the 15th of November 1944. LL137 was crewed by RCAF and JP201 by RAFVR and RAAF. See Links
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In memory of two Halifax aircraft which collided over this parish on the night of November 15th 1944. This memorial was erected to their honour on November 6th 1994

Halifax Mk II JP201, 1666 HCU, Wombleton. Halifax Mk 5 LL137, 1664 HCU, Dishforth. (See photographs)

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