RAF Grangemouth and 58 Operational Training Unit
- Metal Metal (any)
- Stone Stone (any)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
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This Memorial Stone and Garden / are dedicated to the young men / who came from near and far to / Grangemouth in the early 1940s / to train so they could / fight their common enemy / and died in the attempt. / They learned to fly the Spitfire here / at RAF Grangemouth / with 58 Operational Training Unit. / Of the airmen of 58 OTU / who died in that endeavour / many are buried in Grandsable Cemetery / which lies almost on the / Southern boundary of the old airfield / never to return to the lands from / which they had come. / Those reading this inscription / will know that / to the people of Grangemouth / they are not forgotten. THIS CAIRN IS ERECTED / AT THE SITE OF / GRANGEMOUTH AERODROME / TO MARK THE / 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE / ROYAL AIR FORCE / AND IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO SERVED HERE / IN WAR AND PEACE AIR COMMODORE / RICHARD B. DUCKET, CVO, AFC, ADC, RAF / ON BEHALF OF THE / ROYAL AIR FORCE / AND / FALKIRK DISTRICT COUNCIL / 4TH NOVEMBER 1993