B17F 42-3124 (No name for this aircraft)

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Summit of Arenig Fawr

Arenig Fawr

Llidiardau

Bala

Bala

Wales

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Status: Damaged
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Unknown
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Plaque built into stone and cement construction on the summit of Arenig Fawr to mark the crash site of B-17 42-3124 of the 303rd BG USAAF which was lost on a night training flight. All on board were killed. Sadly the memorial has been vandalised.
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In memory of the Flying Fortress which crashed into the Arenig on the night of the 4th August 1943.

1st Lt. James Pratt 2nd Lt. Allan Boner 2nd Lt. Frederick Royar S/Sgt. Walter Johnston Sgt. Walter Robinson Sgt Philip Simonte PFC Alfred Van Dyke

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