Sergeant Alexander Braid

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Reference WMO/258236

Address:

Cleish Parish Church

Main Road

Cleish

Scotland

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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 Stone (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Small granite plaque to one individual on outside of Church building. "The superb Lost Bombers website reveals all; Berlin 29/30 Dec 43- aircraft hit by Flak near Bremen on return leg; Flight Engineer Sgt A. Braid was killed and two engines put out of service. F/O E.R.F. Leggett flew home on two engines and landed safely. The aircraft was repaired on Station in one day." (c Scottish War Memorials Project)
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1939 1945/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN LOVING MEMORY OF/SERGEANT ALEXANDER BRAID RAF/FLIGHT ENGINEER/KILLED IN ACTION OVER BREMEN/30TH DEC 1943

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