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Richard E Flagg
St Eval Church really is a fantastic memorial in itself really, aside from the lovely stained glass memorial window, there is a whole assortment of plaques and other memorials inside. The chuch is on the RAF St Eval Station Badge.
I have a few photos I took when I was there a couple weeks back, they are here; http://www.airfields.fotopic.net/steval
This is part of the interior. It really is a shrine to Coastal Command and the men that served in, and were lost. That memorial really should be the basis for all airfield memorials.
Amazing to think that the RAF wanted to demolish the church during RAF St Evals' construction, stiff local opposition prevented this, much to the RAFs and locals benefit. It sits very high on the landscape and can be seen from many parts in Cornwall from a suprisingly long distance, it even served as a day mark for mariners, having its top painted white.
have they still the cross from a shackleton crash
Some photos from a visit to St Eval Church on Weds 11th Jan.
The Explanation about the stained glass memorial window.
The Squadron Crests on the North Wall
The Squadron Crests on the South Wall
The Rood Screen Plaque
The 50th Anniversary of Airfield Opening Plaque
The Church and the headstones of the victims of the air raid of 25 January 1941 in the late afternoon sun.
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