Memorial Plaque to P/O I.M. Shirlaw RAFVR, killed 22/03/41

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Reference WMO/265360


Kinver Cemetery

Church Hill



LATITUDE: 52.44511552664455 LONGITUDE: -2.2284220859833112


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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial Plaque on Cemetery Gates remembers P/O I.M. Shirlaw killed 22/03/41 He was Pilot of 105 Sqn Blenheim T1892 GB-Q that had departed Swanton Morley at 2034 for Ops Lorient (U-Boat Pens) On return, the aircraft collided with a Barrage Balloon cable SW of Birmingham which was protecting the Austin motor plant at Longbridge. Attempting a forced landing, it crashed close to the River Arrow at Crofton Hackett, Worcestershire with the loss of all three crew
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