East Kirkby RAF Station Ground Crew Memorial

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Reference WMO262073

Address:

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

East Kirby

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other church fitting
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: 95 x 45 x 52cms standing at the side of the altar On each side of the text is engraved an aeroplane (Lancaster?), flying left to right. Each has a code; on the left is DXOA and on the right one the first letter is only partly visible, but it looks like IEOZ but might be intended to be LEOZ by the spacing.
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THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE OFFICERS, N.C.O.’s, AIRMEN AND AIRWOMEM OF THE GROUND CREWS / GROUND STAFF WHO SERVED WITH 57 AND 630 LANCASTER SQUADRONS AT EAST KIRKBY DURING 1943 – 45. PRESENTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY BY THE 57 AND 630 SQUADRONS ASSOCIATION AND UNVEILED BY IT’S PRESIDENT. SIR IVOR BROOM KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC**, AFC. ON THE 11th JULY 1999

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