United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

825 SWORDFISH SQN CHANNEL DASH ACTION

Our Ref: 28655

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Address

THE HURRICANE MEMORIAL BUILDING
MANSTON RD
MANSTON
KENT
England
 
Type:Board/Plaque/Tablet
OS Map Ref:TR 334 666

Inscription

THE FLEET AIR ARM CREWS OF/ 825 SWORDFISH SQUADRON WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE "CHANNEL DASH ACTION" AGAINST/ THE GERMAN BATTLESHIPS/SCHARNHORST, GNEISENAU AND CRUISER PRINZ EUGEN/ FEBRUARY 12TH 1942/ (NAMES)/ 825 SQUADRON WAS TEMPORARILY BASED HERE AT/ RAF MANSTON AND THE OPERATION TOOK OFF FROM HERE/PRESENTED BY THE EAST KENT BRANCH/ FLEET AIR ARM ASSOCIATION

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLAQUEWOOD90CM60CM Good

Physical Description

WOODEN SHIELD SHOWING 825 SQUADRON CREST MOUNTED AT TOP OF BOARD

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died13
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, year died, regiment, forename, manner of death, additional, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarVC or GC Winners
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

LT. CMDR (A) ENGENE ESMONDE V.C. D.S.O. R.N.

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
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