B17 "Sondra Kay"


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Reference WMO259153

Address:

Opposite St Lyr's Church

Unnamed road off A4081

Llanyre

LD1 6DY

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Slate
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A slate tablet with a dedicatory inscription in white lettering, placed on a marble backing, at the parish war memorial (WMO 259150). The actual crash site is WMO 259154.
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In Memory of the ten Crew members of the/ B17 "Sondra Kay" Fortress aircraft of the 388th BG, USAAF/ that crashed at Upper Cilgee Farm, Llanyre,/ late on the 16th of September 1943,/ after a raid on U Boat Pens at La Pallice, SW France./ (Names)/ "We will remember them"/ Erected by local Friends and Llanyre Commubnity Council/ 16th September 2003

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