MHG58930 - Seaplane airfield memorial - Fort George


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

Type and Period (1)

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Constructed, Undated)

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  • None recorded

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

The stone reads:
'In Memory of
Fort George
Opened 10.1913
Closed 12.1916
Dedicated to all Units
And Personnel based here
Airfields of Britain
Conservation Trust
Unveiled by
Kenneth P. Bannerman
Director General, ABCT
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>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7661 5664 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH75NE

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