TA0313 : RAF Elsham Wolds - Memorial

taken 11 years ago, near to Elsham, North Lincolnshire, Great Britain

RAF Elsham Wolds - Memorial
RAF Elsham Wolds - Memorial
This memorial dedicated to those lost on operations from this RAF Station. For details on RAF Elsham Wolds see LinkExternal link

No. 103 Squadron Motto: "Noli me tangere" ("Touch me not").
Badge: A swan, wings elevated and addorsed. A swan was chosen because it is very strong on the wing and well able to defend itself.
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No. 576 Squadron Motto: "Carpe diem" ("Seize the opportunity").
Badge: A merlin, wings inverted and addorsed, preying on a serpent. This squadron had aircraft fitted with Merlin engines and the badge is symbolic of the unit seeking out and destroying its prey. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 4 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 December, 2006
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 035 135 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.4706N 0:26.2302W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 035 135
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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