1st Airborne Division

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Reference WMO/260723


RAF Barkston Heath

High Dyke

Near Ancaster

Near Grantham

NG32 3FH


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other landscape feature
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Unknown
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: US Armed Forces: A five sided, tapering concrete scructure with inset metal plaque showing the badges of the various service divisions, and a dedication panel. The memorial is set in a circular, paved area with a curved backing wall with flower bed along its top.e. This memorial is set within a training area for the RAF.
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Dedicated to commemorate the United States Army Air Force Troop Carrier Groups United States 82nd.101st Airborne Divisions and all the nationalities serving under the British 1st Airborne Division who in 1944 deployed from the airfield of South Lincolnshire to spearhead the assault that led to the liberation of Europe.

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