Airmen's Chapel

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Reference WMO/263521


Southwell Minster

Church Street



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Chapel/church
  • Glass Stained Glass
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Chapel instituted after WW1. Altar made in 1919 by RAF apprentices using timber from crashed aircraft. Carpet with RAF crest provided in 1941 by the comediennes Elsie and Doris Waters. Triptych made in 1988 by Hamish Moyle.
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Original Airmens Chapel plaque In Medieval times, there were twin chapels in this place. / From 1919 - 1983, they became one with the name Airmen;s Chapel. / To celebrate the centenary of the diocese in 1984, / teh chapel was refurbished through many generous gifts. / It is now known as the Pilgrims' Chapel. 12 Group Plaque IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS / WARRANT OFFICERS & AIRMEN OF No 12 / GROUP FIGHTER COMMAND ROYAL / AIR FORCE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE AIR DEFENCE OF THIS COUNTRY / DURING THE YEARS OF THE WORLD / WAR 1939 - 1945 / THIS ENSIGN WAS GIVEN AS A SYMBOL / OF THEIR COMRADES DETERMINATION / TO UPHOLD THE GREAT PRINCIPLES OF / FREEDOM AND JUSTICE FOR WHICH / THEIR SACRIFICE WAS MADE. / "And in that faith they died." Dedication In this AIRMEN'S CHAPEL - / Thank God for those who have / died in the service of / their Country, / especially in / THE ROYAL AIR FORCE / and / Pray for PEACE in our World, our Nation./ our hearts, our homes./ "Lord, make me an instrument of your peace."

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