RAF Danby Beacon

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Danby Beacon

Danby

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A plaque to commemorate RAF Danby Beacon
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Danby Beacon Site of RAF Radar Station 1939 - 1954 The mound behind this marker housed the equipment which detected and led to the shooting down by Flt. Lieut. Peter Townsend of the first enemy aircraft to fall on England 3rd February 1940

Flt. Lieut. Peter Townsend

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