617 Squadron-Kneeler

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Reference WMO/290947


St John the Baptist Church

Main Road


S33 0AY


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Kneeler
  • Other Fabric
Lettering: Other
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A fabric kneeler worked in cross stitch mainly in blues and golds. On the face is the badge of 617 Squadron over the Latin motto, and on the underside is a dedicatory label.
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On the face: 617/ 617/ APRES MOI LE DELUGE; Label on underside: This handmade kneeler was/ donated by BAMFORD CHURCH/ dedicated to MEMBERS OF 617 SQUADRON RAF/ LOST IN RAID ON/ GERMAN DAMS 1943/ and worked by PAR/ materials supplied by/ JACKSON'S RUG CRAFT LIMITED,/ CROFT MILL, HEBDEN BRIDGE, W. YORKS./ HX7. 8AP./ iron on label .


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