Tain Airfield

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Reference WMO260288

Address:

Tain to Balnagall Road

nr Tain, Ross and Cromarty

Scotland

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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: Square grey granite obelisk of the standard Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust type. Dedicated 2018 so I could not exactly place the pin using google street view, but it is near where main road crosses old taxiway of Tain Airfield. Just west of the turning to Newton.
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IN MEMORY OF / TAIN AIRFIELD / OPENED 16.09.1941 / CLOSED 06.1947 / DEDICATED TO ALL UNITS / AND PERSONNEL BASED HERE / AIRFIELDS / OF BRITAIN / Conservation Trust / www.abct.org.uk / UNVEILED BY / LAC GEOFF BOLTON / No 5003 AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION SQUADRON / BASED HERE 1954 FOR NATO TRIALS INVOLVING / BOMB DETONATIONS AND SUBSEQUENT REPAIRS / TO PART OF THE MAIN RUNWAY / and / KENNETH P BANNERMAN / DIRECTOR GENERAL, ABCT / 11.08.2018

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