Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ventnor -
- Radar Station -

Location

At the Radar Station, st Boniface Down, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40904
 
Description

A plaque marking the site of RAF Ventnor, a World War II radar station, part of the Chain Home network. The original plaque was replaced by one with slightly different wording.
Plaque

Ventnor : Radar Station
 
Inscription

original plaque :
 

VENTNOR AND DISTRICT
LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
SITE OF
VENTNOR RADAR STATION
(formerly RAF Ventnor)
Built 1938, repeatedly bombed
from 1940, but functioned until
war ended in 1945


 
replacement plaque :
 

VENTNOR AND DISTRICT
LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
SITE OF
VENTNOR RADAR STATION
(formerly RAF Ventnor)
Built 1938, and repeatedly bombed from 1940,
but functioned until the early 1960's


 
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