Memorial Plaque to two 115 Sqn Lancaster crews

Submit a new image

Reference WMO264493

Address:

St. Peter Ad Vincula Church

Main Street

Coveney

Ely

CB6 2DL

England

Open large map
Edit memorial name, location & address
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial plaque in the village church remembers all those lost in two aircraft crashes in the local area on 19/04/44 115 Sqn Lancaster’s were on return to base ay Witchford from Ops Rouen when Luftwaffe Me 410 Intruder aircraft pounced on two of the aircraft. Lancaster LL667 KO-H was intercepted and shot down and crashed near Common Farm, Witchford at 0210, with the loss of all crew. Just over half an hour later, 115 Sqn Lancaster LL867 A4-J was also intercepted and shot down. This aircraft crashed near Ely at 0248, also with the loss of all crew Two additional memorials to two crew members of Lancaster LL667 KO-H also exist in Kendal and Gosforth, Cumbria
Edit memorial details
Report this condition update

View more details

Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.

Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.

If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.

The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.

You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.

Please be aware that a summary of your enquiry, without your contact details, will appear on this page once submitted. This ensures others are aware that an enquiry has been made and can read the response to avoid duplicate enquiries. Information provided by you to us will be used for the purpose of managing the grant enquiry, for further details please read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy .

As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required