Grantham - 61st Troop Carrier Group USAAF

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Reference WMO/267921


Grantham Museum

St Peter's Hill


NG31 6PY


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Metal Plaque on a wood backing plate which measures about 400 x 600 x 25mm.
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Sixty First Troop Carrier Group / United States Army Air Forces / Barkston Heath, / Lincolnshire / 1944 - 1945 / In Appreciation Of The Fellowship, / Hospitality, And Understanding Shown / By The People And Officials Of The Town Of / Grantham To All Of Us, / Who Far From Our Own Homes, Spent So Many / Days In Yours While We Were Joined In / Destroying The Tyrannical Power Which / Threatened Both / This Testimonial Is Presented By / The Officers And Men Of The / Sixty First Carrier Group

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