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Royal Air Force Burial Ground

 
 
Royal Air Force Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 12, 2015
1. Royal Air Force Burial Ground Marker
Inscription. Buried here are 78 officers and men of the Royal Air Force who lost their lives whilst training in Montgomery, Alabama during the Second World War.

Nearly 1,000 men who died during that war or the First World War when serving with the forces of Britain or the other Commonwealth countries lie buried in cemeteries throughout the United States of America.

Their graves and this Cross of Sacrifice which commemorates them are maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
 
Erected by Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
 
Location. 32° 23.094′ N, 86° 17.462′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Upper Wetumpka Road west of Vonora Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker and graves are located near Hank Williams Memorial Circle in the Oakwood Annex Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 Upper Wetumpka Rd, Montgomery AL 36107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor William Calvin Oates / Colonel W. C. Oates, CSA at Gettysburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); William C. Oates (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Medicine / Montgomery's Confederate Hospitals
Royal Air Force Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 12, 2015
2. Royal Air Force Burial Ground
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA / Colonel B.D. Fry at Battle of Gettysburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (Brick-A-Day Church) (approx. half a mile away); Alabama War Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Capitol Heights Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World IWar, World II
 
Royal Air Force Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 12, 2015
3. Royal Air Force Burial Ground
Royal Air Force Memorial Cross image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, April 12, 2015
4. Royal Air Force Memorial Cross
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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