Ashby St Mary's, Suffolk

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Reference WMO267202

Address:

Churchyard Boundary

Ashby near Somerleyton

Lowestoft

NR32 5QH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Stone of remembrance
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is in memory of seven men of the USAAF who died near this spot when their aircraft crashed. See inscription for further details.
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NEAR THIS PLACE ON MAY 7TH 1944 / 1ST LT. RALPH W. WRIGHT / LT. JACK W. RAPER / LT. RICHARD CURRAN / LT. CARL A. HERRMANN / S/SGT. RANDOLPH C. MOORE / ALSO ON APRIL 8TH 1945 / LT. RUSSEL P. JUDD / F/O. LOUIS S. DAVIS / ALL OF THE U.S.A. 8TH ARMY AIR FORCE / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE / OF THIS COUNTRY. / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE / FOR HIS FRIENDS

1st Lt. Ralph W. WRIGHT, Lt. Jack W. RAPER, Lt. Richard CURRAN, Lt. Carl A. HERRMANN, S/Sgt. Randolph C. MOORE. Lt. Russel P. JUDD / F/O. Louis S. DAVIS

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