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    Default LISSETT - 158 Sqn Memorial

    Memorial to the 851 men of 158 Squadron flying out of RAF Station Lissett.
    Their names are engraved on the men, made from steel.
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    Default Re: Lissett, Yorkshire

    what a fantastic looking and fitting memorial...... that't get your heart going if you bumped into it on a foggy day!

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    Default Re: Lissett, Yorkshire

    Now that's different! I like it.

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    Default Re: Lissett, Yorkshire

    Let's hope it weathers well.

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    Default Re: Lissett, Yorkshire

    lets hope its vandal proof!

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    Photos I took in May 2011










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    Default Re: RAF Lissett Memorials

    The 158 squadron memorial is one of the most striking squadron memorials I have ever seen

    Front and back:-


    Squadron emblem in the centre behind the figures:-


    This block contains the visitors book:-


    The wild flowere were chosen to be typical of 1945, and need mowing just once a year

    They were financed as part of the installation of the wind turbines, and there are two large information boards in the layby


    To allow you to read the information more easily I have made it into 6 panels, see next post

    kevin
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    Default Re: RAF Lissett Memorials

    Information boards in detail


    The artist, Peter Naylor, gave a very good lecture about this memorial earlier this month at Elsham Golf Club

    His web site is http://www.peternaylor.co.uk/public/Welcome.html

    If you are ever going anywhere near here, it is worth stopping to see it. You cant miss the large wind turbines on the old airfield.

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