MEM15553 - World War Two aircraft crash memorial in Yearnor Wood (Monument)
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A memorial to the crew of the Halifax that crashed in Yearnor Wood in 1943 is sited in a stone built alcove situated into the side of a track on the north-east facing slopes of Yearnor Wood. The alcove is circa 2.2 metres high by 1.8 metres wide, inset with a limestone slad 76 centimetres high and 60 centimetres wide, inscribed as follows: "IN MEMORY OF FLYING OFFICER A.D. GARDNER FLIGHT SERGEANT J.M. HANSON SEARGEANT P.W. SCHULTZ SEARGEANT W.A.B. STOKES WHO WERE KILLED WHEN THEIR PLANE CRASHED HERE ON 11TH JUNE 1943 If I ascend into Heaven Thou art there. If I take my wings early in the morning And dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea even there shall thy hand 
|Grid reference||SS 8556 4801 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
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Mar 10 2021 5:10PM
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