TF4073 : R.A.F. War memorial near Ulceby Cross, Lincolnshire

near to Ulceby Cross, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

R.A.F. War memorial near Ulceby Cross, Lincolnshire
R.A.F. War memorial near Ulceby Cross, Lincolnshire
This rough granite memorial, polished on the inscription side lies at the side of the road, at the junction of the A16, Louth to Skegness Road, near to Ulceby Cross, on the road to Brinkhill. The memorial is around a metre tall and in good condition.
The inscription reads:-

In the early hours of March 4th, 1945 Lancaster PB 476(PHY) of Number 12 Squadron RAF Wickenby crashed near this spot the victim of a Luftwaffe intruder. This memorial was placed here on the 50th anniversary of the crash to commemorate the crew members who died.

Flying Officer N.A. ANSDELL Pilot
Flying Officer A. HUNTER Navigator
Flying Officer A. C. HEATH Bomb Aimer
Sergeant R. F. D. SCHAFER Flight Engineer
Sergeant R. O. PARRY Wireless Operator
Sergeant A. R. WALKER Mid - Upper Gunner
Sergeant W. MELLOR Rear Gunner

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright John Readman and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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2006
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Thursday, 19 January, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 25 March, 2006
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War Memorial   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 40 73 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.3965N 0:6.2321E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 406 733
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