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Anglo American Memorial, Saffron Walden, Essex, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
N 52° 01.638 E 000° 14.264
31U E 310502 N 5767676
Quick Description: A memorial dedicated to the 65th Flight Wing of the USAAF and the people of Saffron Walden who died during World War 2.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/21/2011 4:15:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMBGWC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
Views: 2

Long Description:

The memorial is situated in a corner of the Angle American playing fields, adjacent to the Bridge End Gardens in Saffron Walden. The memorial is separated from the playing fields by a circular beech hedge. Within the circular beech hedge there is brick memorial bearing 26 white stone plaques bearing the names of the dead. At the centre of the memorial is a plaque that reads

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF

THE OFFICERS AND MEN

OF THE 65TH FIGHTER WING OF THE

UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE

AND THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE

BOROUGH OF SAFFRON WALDEN

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN

THE DEFENCE OF FREEDOM

1939-1945

The memorial was dedicated in 1955.

Date of Dedication: 1/1/1955

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Entry via Bridge End Gardens, Bridge St

Location of waymark:
Anglo American Fields
Saffron Walden, Essex UK


Commemoration: 65th Fighter Wing USAAF and people of Saffron Walden

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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