Lancaster Bomber ED549

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Reference WMO260911


Opposite Grange Farm on the Grantham Canal




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Unknown
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A stone memorial dedicated to the memory of 6 members of crew from the Lancaster Bomber ED 549 which crash landed just to the north of the memorial on the 5th March 1943 after engine trouble following a mine laying operation over France. It is flanked by two wooden posts and an information board about the crash and the aircrew.
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In Memory of the crew of Lancaster Bomber ED549 which crashed close to this site on returning from operations in France. 5th March 1943 Flt Sgt G R Avey RCAF Aged 21 Sgt B T Hallett Aged 23 Sgt A H Spence Aged 32 Sgt G D Cumberbatch Aged 21 Sgt J Robinson Aged 34 Flt Sgt R R Landry RCAF Aged 23 Sgt D S Davies was the sole survivor We will remember them

Flt Sgt G R Avey RCAF Sgt B T Hallett Sgt A H Spence Sgt G D Cumberbatch Sgt J Robinson Flt Sgt R R Landry RCAF Sgt D S Davies

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