A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- St Lawrence -
- RAF St Lawrence Memorial -

Location

At Old Park Hotel, St Lawrence, Isle of Wight, PO38 1XS.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40891  
 
Historic England Listing Status

The Old Park Hotel is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial is situated on the wall of the Hotel, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Two plaques marking the location as the headquarters of RAF St Lawrence, one of the "Chain Home" Radar stations of World War II. The bases of the aerial pylons are still visible nearby on the cliff top.

Memorial

RAF St Lawrence memorial
 
Inscription


Ventnor & District Local History Society

The former
Radar Station
R.A.F. St Lawrence
was near this spot
during
World War 2
1939 - 1945




APRIL 10TH 1944

UNVEILED BY LADY BARCLAY & SIR PETER ANSON
TO COMMEMORATE THE VITAL PART PLAYED
BY RADAR
DURING WORLD WAR 2 AND THE D-DAY LANDINGS


 

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