Nimrod Personnel

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Reference WMO/269730

Address:

Orchard Road

Forres

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Afghanistan (2001 -)
About the memorial: The memorial refers ro three Nimrod crashes but only the third is a war episode - in Afghanistan in 2006. IWM Register - "Large model of a Nimrod aircraft in the centre of small stones of red, white and blue as in the RAF roundel on a circular base surrounded by a garden area. Model away for restoration and repair. Commemorates those lost in three Nimrod accidents. Two pilots who died in November 1980 when an aircraft of 206 Squadron whilst taking off. The crew of a Nimrod that crashed during an air display in Canada in September 1995 and the 15 on board a Nimrod of 120 Squadron that exploded over Afghanistan in September 2006." It is outside the War Veterans' Cottages.
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DEDICATED TO / THE MEMORY OF ALL / SERVICEMEN SERVING / THEIR COUNTRY / WHO DIED / IN THE NIMROD Project Assisted By / Moray Badenoch / & Strathspey / ENTERPRISE

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