Memorial Plaque to two 115 Sqn Lancaster crews

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Reference WMO/264493


St. Peter Ad Vincula Church

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • 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
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