Wounded of the RCAF

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Reference WMO252789

Address:

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

West Sussex

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Three wooden boards.
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Board a:- THIS BUILDING / DESIGNED BY THE STAFFS OF / R.C.A.F. OVERSEAS HEADQUATERS / AND THE ROYAL CANADIAN / ENGINEERS C.M.H.Q. WORKING / IN CONJUNCTION WITH / F. GORDON TROUP. F.R.I.B.A. / WAS CONSTRUCTED BY THE / ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS / AND COMPLETED IN JULY / 1944 // "Too low they build who / build beneath the stars" // ~~~~~~~~~ Board b:- THE / ROYAL CANADIAN / AIR FORCE WING / BENEFACTORS // 1943 No3 (R.C.A.F.) PERSONNEL RECEPTION CENTRE // 1943 Mr & Mrs JAMES G. WEIR // 1944 ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE CHAPTER OF TORONTO / IMPERIAL ORDER DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE // 1945 WOMANS AUXILIARY 400 (CITU OF TORONTO) / SQUADRON R.C.A.F. // 1945 VICTORIA WOMAANS AIR FORCE AUXILIARY // 1945 WINNIPRG WOMANS AIR FORCE AUXILIARY // ~~~~~~~~~ Board c:- DEDICATED / TO THE GALLANT YOUNG MEN / OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN / AIR FORCE WHOSE WOUNDS / HAVE BEEN BROUGHT THEM HERE / & TO THE SURGEONS, NURSES / AND STAFF WHO HAVE CARED / FOR THEM. THIS BUILDING / HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THE/ PEOPLE OF THE DOMINION OF / CANADA // "The healing of the world / is in its nameless saints." //

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