A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Sandown -
- Sandown Airport - Combined Forces Memorial -

Location

At Sandown Airport, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive.
 
Description

A marble memorial stone to the members of the armed forces who died during and after the D-Day landings in Normandy 1944.

The plaque was unveiled on 6th June 2004 by the Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, Christopher Bland.

This Memorial has been resited in 2016 following rebuilding work.
Memorial

Sandown : Combined Forces memorial
 
Inscription


"IN COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION
OF THE COMBINED FORCES
WHO FELL DURING
THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN"
6TH JUNE 1944
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED
AT SANDOWN AIRPORT
ON THE 6TH JUNE 2004
BY HM LORD LIEUTENANT
OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT
C.D.J. BLAND Esq.




 
 

 
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