HZ1969 : Fair Isle South: memorial plaque

taken 10 years ago, near to Stonybreck, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Fair Isle South: memorial plaque
Fair Isle South: memorial plaque, taken 10 years ago
During an air attack on the 8th of December 1941, Mrs. Catherine Sutherland, wife of the Assistant Lightkeepeer was killed and their infant daughter slightly hurt.
On January 21th 1942, the wife of Principal Lightkeeper Smith, Margaret, and their daughter Margaret (Greta), age 10, were killed when the main dwelling block got a direct hit from a bomb. Gunner William G Morris was also killed in the same attack.
A memorial plaque over those dead at war was erected by the Northern Lighthouse Board and Scotland's Lighthouse Museum in March 1998.
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Chris   (find more nearby)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 27 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Communications  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HZ 1975 6983 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:30.8385N 1:39.1678W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HZ 1975 6983
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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