Polish Aircrew 1943 Dunmoor Hill

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Dunmoor Hill



NE66 4LZ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Outside - hilltop/field/countryside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Bronze
  • Rock/Rough Stone Rock/Rough Stone
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Blue-painted bronze plaque with a raised white border mounted on a wooden backboard, dedicated to the crew of a Wellington Bomber of 301 Pomeranian Squadron which crashed on Dunmoor Hill on 9th January 1943. The dedication is in raised white Roman capitals on a pecked background. Plaque and backboard are fixed at 45 degrees on top of a 1 metre post, which is supported at the base by a cairn of loose rocks. The location is accessible only by foot. It is approx 9 miles south of Wooler, or about 1 1/2 miles from Linhope, which is the end of the road and about 3 miles west of Ingram.
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IN MEMORY OF/[5 names of whom 4 died]/9th JANUARY 1943/VICKERS WELLINGTON/R1535 GR-G/301 POMERANIAN SQN.

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