Mosquito DZ642 Crash Site

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Reference WMO/272619


4km west of Mail and approx 500m south west of the triangulation point

Royl Field/Hill, Shetland



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monolith
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Metal plaque on a free-standing stone slab. Note the memorial is in a remote location which only experienced and suitably equipped walkers should visit
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This memorial commemorates / de Havilland Mosquito Mk Vll / “DZ642” of 677 Squadron / Royal Air Force. / (2 names) / Returning from target marking / an ill-fated raid on U-boat / pens at Trondheim, Norway, / short of fuel and in bad / visibility, the aircraft hit Royl / Hill on 22nd November 1944 / at 23.00 hours. /

Wesley D Irwin, John A Reid

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