Bridport and Beaminster Spitfire Gift

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Reference WMO261056

Address:

Bridport Local History Society

The Coach House

Gunry Lane

Bridport

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This memorial is part of the holdings of Bridport Local History Society . It is not on permanent display but can be accessed by prior arrangement . White metal plaque mounted on a light coloured wood backboard , rectangular with a convex curved top and small indentations at the bottom corners . A raised ornamental border all round the outside of the plaque . At the top the RAF wings with the letter W and the word MERIT incorporated , then the dedication . The wording appears mechanically incised and is coloured mainly black with some parts in red . Two brass brackets one at each side suggest the plaque was originally mounted on a wall , location unknown , and has been now removed .
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IN THE HOUR OF PERIL/PEOPLE OF BRIDPORT/BEAMINSTER AND DISTRICT /EARNED THE GRATITUDE /OF THE BRITISH NATIONS/SUSTAINING THE VALOUR OF/THE ROYAL AIR FORCE/AND FORTIFYING THE CAUSE/OF FREEDOM/BY THE GIFT OF/SPITFIRE AIRCRAFT/They shall mount up with wings as eagles/issued by the Ministry of Aircraft Production /1941/

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