North Killingholme - 550 Sqdn. Thanksgiving

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Reference WMO/269813

Address:

St Deny's Churchyard

St Crispins Close

North Killingholme

North Killingholme

DN40 3JN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Mahogany
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: On the wall of the south aisle is also the badge of 550 Squadron and a board inscribed (See below). Badge measures 610mm by 550mm, unveiled 29th March 1981 and dedicated by the Bishop of Grimsby, the Rt. Rev. David Tustin, believed to be made at the Lincoln College of Art?
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"Presented to the people of North Killingholme by Wing Commander J.J.Bennett DFC and Bar, founder and first commander 550 (Bomber) Squadron A token of esteem and reciprocation For the kindness and co-operation shown by Your people to the Squadron January 1944 – October 1945 Note exact spacing not known

Wing Commander J.J.Bennett DFC and Bar

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