447th Bomb Group Memorial, Rattlesden Airfield

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Reference WMO/268977


Unnamed Road north of Hightown Green


Bury St. Edmunds

IP30 0SX


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Located beside the road in a well kept area of lawn flanked by two flagpoles.
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A nowy headed black granite memorial, the head the letter K within a square (The station tail fin marking). THIS MEMORIAL / is dedicated to the men / of the 447th Bomb Group / and their supporting units / in remembrance and / gratitude of their fight / in the cause of freedom / from Rattlesden Airfield / (Station 126) / 1943 - 1945. [Below is a head-on image of a Flying Fortress. At each corner is a Squadron emblem representing each of the four Squadrons.] This memorial was dedicated on the 3rd of June 1984


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