Seagry Spitfire memorial

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Reference WMO/289265


Junction of Seagry Road and Five Thorn Lane

Upper Seagry and Lower Seagry

SN15 5


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pillar/column
  • Rock/Rough Stone Rock/Rough Stone
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Pillar constructed of cemented stone pieces. One large stone plaque attached detailing the commemoration, and a smaller metal plaque giving the date of dedication by the people of Seagry. Larger plaque has carved insignia of the RAF top left, and 118 squadron top right.
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In Memory of/two pilots of No. 118 Sqn RAF/who lost their lives in the defence of this country,/killed in a collision over Seagry/on Sunday 6th April 1941./ F/O John Brewster 90995 (RAuxAF),/aged 25 from Hartwith, Yorkshire,/flying from RAF Filton,/crashed in Seagry Wood in Spitfire Mk1a X4822. P/O Harold A. Williams 87656 (RAFVR),/aged 23 from Putney, London,/flying from RAF Colerne,/crashed near this spot in Spitfire Mk1a X4826./ "Lest we forget"

John Brewster. Harold A. Wiliams.

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