Eagle - Hampden AD783 UB-U.

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All Saints Churchyard

High Street

Eagle, Lincolnshire



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Painted
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: 3ft ft high obelisk standing on square base, enclosed by white painted chain suspended on four oak posts to the left of path leading to church, with information board erected on external wall of village hall opposite memorial, at the cost of some £7,000 by Leakes Masonry of Louth, unveiled Sunday February 13th 2022. Dedicated by the Bishop of Grantham.
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Crests of Bomber Command and Royal Australian Air Force / In Memory of [names, ages, service] / The crew of R.A.A.F. / Handley-Page Hampden AD 783 / Died at Eagle / on the 13th February 1942 / Remembered with honour

V. J. HOPWOOD Aged 26 (of Southern Rhodesia) R.A.F. W. L. KELLY, Aged 21, R.A.F. J. B. KENNEDY. Aged 28, R.N.Z.A.F. G. A. METCALF, Aged 26, R.A.F.

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