Lieutenant Commander W N Waller

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Reference WMO269806

Address:

Jn of A955 & Main Road

East Wemyss

KY1 4RH

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Unknown
About the memorial: Circular metal plaque with mounted on stone plinth
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SAVIOUR OF WEMYSS/ This plaque is dedicated/ to the memory of/ LT. COMMANDER/ WILFRID NEVILL WALLER F.A.A./ who courageously averted crashing his/ Sea Fury plane on the village of East Wemyss/ on the 2nd July 1948. He narrowly missed/ cottages at Newton Farm and was/ killed in a field beyond./ Also commemorated are Mary-Pryde Nicholson and/ Charles Andrews Newton Farm who/ bravely attempted to rescue/ the pilot from the/ blazing aircraft/ (...)

Wilfrid Nevill Waller

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