MHG58930 - Fort George Airfield Memorial

Summary

A stone commemorating the Fort George Airfield was unveiled in 2017.

Type and Period (1)

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Constructed, Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Fort George Airfield Memorial stone was unveiled in 2017. It reads:
'In Memory of
Fort George
Airfield
Opened 10.1913
Closed 12.1916
Dedicated to all Units
And Personnel based here
Airfields of Britain
Conservation Trust
ww.abct.org.uk
Unveiled by
Kenneth P. Bannerman
Director General, ABCT
12.08.2017'
Info from Marin Briscoe 17/08/2017

See link below to HES MyCanmore contribution for photographs.

A archaeological watching brief was carried out in July 2017 by CFA Archaeology Ltd to monitor the installation of the memorial stone. The memorial stone measured approximately 1.20m high and was to be laid on concrete foundations, with the foundation trench measuring approximately 0.80m x 0.80m and approximately 0.4m deep. No features, deposits or artefacts of archaeological significance were identified. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7662 5664 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet NH75NE

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