Moordown Halifax Bomber Crash

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Reference WMO255340

Address:

Meadow Court Close

jct Wimborne Road

Moordown

Bournemouth

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial was unveiled in July 2011 on the site where a Halifax bomber crashed in 1944 killing two local residents and seven crew.
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In memory of the two local residents and seven aircrew who lost their lives in the cause of freedom when RAF Halifax bomber JP 137 crashed at this location on 21st March 1944.

Mrs Dorothea Bennett, Flat 9 Meadow Court Mr Percy F. Chislett, 1027 Wimborne Road Sgt. Denis R. Evans, Pilot, RAFVR Sgt. Henry W. Roberts, Nav., RAFVR F/O Stanley A. Appleton, B/A, RAFVR Sgt. George A. Alexander, W/Op., RAFVR Sgt. Stanley F. Gent, F/E, RAFVR Sgt. Kenneth Green, A/G, RAFVR Sgt. Reginald R. McGREGOR, A/G, RCAF

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