Stamford - 100 Sqdn Standard 1955 - 1985

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Reference WMO263211

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St George's Church

St George's Square

Stamford

PE9 2BN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Flag
Conflicts:
  • Post-1945 War or Conflict
About the memorial: The standard .[100cm x 100cm] is light blue woven silk on a canvas matrix bearing the squadron emblem (a skull and crossbones) in the centre surmounted by a queen’s crown and on either side the Sqn battle honours running from Ypres 1917 to Berlin 1945. Around the edge are entwined tudor roses and thistles. Both sides of the standard are identical. The edge is fringed in pale grey silk and two tasselled “tails” are attached The staff is in dark stained and varnished oak surmounted by a gilded eagle [bronze] with outstretched wings clasping a globe. Beneath the standard, on the south wall, there is a collage depicting the history of the Sqn and the laying-up of the standard. Safekeeping Aug ’59, laid up 20 Oct 1985 Dedicated by Wing Cdr M. J. Purdie RAF [Stamford Mercury 20 Oct 1985] The collage describing the history of 100 Sqn RAF and the story of the standard was assembled and presented to St George’s in May 2008. It is of interest to note that the aircraft of the present 100 Sqn fly with blue and yellow Stamford bars either side of the fuselage roundel. The standard .[100cm x 100cm] is light blue woven silk on a canvas matrix bearing the squadron emblem (a skull and crossbones) in the centre surmounted by a queen’s crown and on either side the Sqn battle honours running from Ypres 1917 to Berlin 1945. Around the edge are entwined tudor roses and thistles. Both sides of the standard are identical. The edge is fringed in pale grey silk and two tasselled “tails” are attached The staff is in dark stained and varnished oak surmounted by a gilded eagle [bronze] with outstretched wings clasping a globe. Beneath the standard, on the south wall, there is a collage depicting the history of the Sqn and the laying-up of the standard. Safekeeping Aug ’59, laid up 20 Oct 1985 Dedicated by Wing Cdr M. J. Purdie RAF [Stamford Mercury 20 Oct 1985] The collage describing the history of 100 Sqn RAF and the story of the standard was assembled and presented to St George’s in May 2008. It is of interest to note that the aircraft of the present 100 Sqn fly with blue and yellow Stamford bars either side of the fuselage roundel. The standard .[100cm x 100cm] is light blue woven silk on a canvas matrix bearing the squadron emblem (a skull and crossbones) in the centre surmounted by a queen’s crown and on either side the Sqn battle honours running from Ypres 1917 to Berlin 1945. Around the edge are entwined tudor roses and thistles. Both sides of the standard are identical. The edge is fringed in pale grey silk and two tasselled “tails” are attached The staff is in dark stained and varnished oak surmounted by a gilded eagle [bronze] with outstretched wings clasping a globe. Beneath the standard, on the south wall, there is a collage depicting the history of the Sqn and the laying-up of the standard. Safekeeping Aug ’59, laid up 20 Oct 1985 Dedicated by Wing Cdr M. J. Purdie RAF [Stamford Mercury 20 Oct 1985] The collage describing the history of 100 Sqn RAF and the story of the standard was assembled and presented to St George’s in May 2008. It is of interest to note that the aircraft of the present 100 Sqn fly with blue and yellow Stamford bars either side of the fuselage roundel. The standard .[100cm x 100cm] is light blue woven silk on a canvas matrix bearing the squadron emblem (a skull and crossbones) in the centre surmounted by a queen’s crown and on either side the Sqn battle honours running from Ypres 1917 to Berlin 1945. Around the edge are entwined tudor roses and thistles. Both sides of the standard are identical. The edge is fringed in pale grey silk and two tasselled “tails” are attached The staff is in dark stained and varnished oak surmounted by a gilded eagle [bronze] with outstretched wings clasping a globe. Beneath the standard, on the south wall, there is a collage depicting the history of the Sqn and the laying-up of the standard. Safekeeping Aug ’59, laid up 20 Oct 1985 Dedicated by Wing Cdr M. J. Purdie RAF [Stamford Mercury 20 Oct 1985] The collage describing the history of 100 Sqn RAF and the story of the standard was assembled and presented to St George’s in May 2008. It is of interest to note that the aircraft of the present 100 Sqn fly with blue and yellow Stamford bars either side of the fuselage roundel.
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