Flight Lieutenant M J Withey and Senior Aircraftman D McLoughlin

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Reference WMO267360

Address:

Dunnikier Park

Dunnikier Way

Kirkcaldy

KY1 3LP

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Cairn
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
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About the memorial: Metal Plaque on the side of a stone cairn
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KIRKCALDY CIVIC SOCIETY/This plaque is dedicated/to the memory of/Flt. Lt. Mike Withey/and SAC D. McLoughlin/who courageously gave their lives, when/their aircraft, a Gloster Meteor MK VIII/crashed near this site on 18th October 1957/A tribute received at that time from the/head of Templehall School reads:/"To the grateful memory of/Flt. Lt. Michael John Withey/whose actions as a pilot immediately/before his death saved a school and/its pupils from a major disaster."

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