National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

BA Memorial to Halifax Crash site


Type Marker

     Stone block - wedge shaped. Plaque on face. Plaque divided into three section. Text on left and right. In central section two coat of arms; no6 Group HQ and 427 Squadron and maple leaf (raised). Text is inscribed and capitals. Left: 'Harmonsworth moor/At this site on 16th September 1943/an RCAF Halifax Bomber crashed on/return from a mission with the/loss of all seven crew members/This memorial is to all those who served in 427 Squadron and in/ 6 bomber group RCAF/dedicated on 7th july 1999 by/British Airways in association with/the community od Harmonsworth/Halifax VDK253 2LM/427 Squadron/6 bomber group/Royal Canadian Air Force/based at Leeming in Yorkshire' Right: 'United in service (followed by list of name) At the going down of the/ sun and in the morning/we will remember them
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Contributor details

Contributor Role
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Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Support stone 50x130x120
plaque bronze 70x30

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road None
Precise location Harmonsworth Moor
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design 1999
Year of unveiling 1999
Unveiling details 7th July 1999
Commissioned by British Airways
Duty of care British Airways
Listing status Not listed
At risk? Not at risk

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