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British Royal Air Force Memorial

 
 
British Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
1. British Royal Air Force Memorial
Inscription.  This tree was planted by British Royal Air Force Veterans who learned their flying skills in the U.S.A.A.F. Southeast Army Air Corps during 1941-1943. It symbolizes the esteem, affection, and enduring friendship forged by these airmen and the people of Albany who so generously received over 5,000 R.A.F. Cadets.

A commemorative monument is located at
Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany
September 19, 1996

 
Erected 1996.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
 
Location. 31° 34.686′ N, 84° 9.12′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Memorial can be reached from Pine Avenue just west of North Washington Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in the Central Square Government Complex Park, between Pine Avenue and the Albany Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Pine Avenue, Albany GA 31701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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City of Albany (within shouting distance of this marker); Dougherty County (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Nelson Tift (within shouting distance of this marker); The Albany Herald (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Alley and City Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.B. (Chevene Bowers) King (about 400 feet away); Albany Lights (about 400 feet away); The Exchange Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
More about this memorial. The tree referenced on this marker is gone.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. British Royal Air Force Memorial
 
British Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
2. British Royal Air Force Memorial
(looking west across the Central Square Government Complex Park • old Albany City Hall building in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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