Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Colin Dallison

Memorial

Plaque Hall 1944 Masonic Lodge

Reference

W73.04

Place

WYLAM

Map ref

NY 113646

Original Location

Masonic lodge, Chapel Lane.

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

Plaque 36cm high x 56cm wide in wide oak frame 51cm wide x 71cm high. At the top is the R.A.F. badge between two wings. The lettering is incised and filled with blue enamel using Roman upper and lower case lettering.

Materials used

Bronze plaque in oak frame.

Inscription

In memory of
Brother
Ernest Hall
of the Vindobala Lodge No. 5480

Who fell in action while serving as a
Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force
July 6 - 7th 1944.

Names

See above.

Notes

1. Sgt. Hall was serving with 550 Sqdn. He was a crew member of Lancaster I ME556 BQ-F which took off from North Killingholme on a mission to attack rail communications at Acheren. The aircraft crashed. Six bodies were found and buried.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: C.N. Dallison

Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1944. W.R. Chorley; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 91 1

Research acknowledgements

C.N. Dallison

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