Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Region : Runnymede, Surrey, England
Latitude : 51.43784
Lontitude : -0.56500
CWGC Link : 109600
This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.

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Magherafelt Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Sgt. Fleck, George 532066 Royal Air Force 05/09/1942 Panel 83
2 Portrait Pilot Off. Garstin, Edward William M 106967 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 15/01/1942 Panel 69
3 Portrait Sgt. Garstin, Richard Elleker 616246 Royal Air Force 14/10/1940 Panel 14
4 Portrait Aircraftman Johnston, Robert 542562 Royal Air Force 17/09/1939 Panel 3
5 Portrait Portrait Sgt. Kearney, James Joseph 1233707 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 05/07/1944 Panel 232
6 Portrait Portrait Sgt. McLaughlin, Edward Colhoun 2204122 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 02/01/1944 Panel 233
7 Portrait Sgt. McManus, Hugh 1123740 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 10/11/1942 Panel 89
8 Portrait Flt. Sgt Montague, James 1051821 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 09/02/1945 Panel 272
Cemetery History
The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves.
They served in Bomber, Fighter, Coastal, Transport, Flying Training and Maintenance Commands, and came from all parts of the Commonwealth.
Some were from countries in continental Europe which had been overrun but whose airmen continued to fight in the ranks of the Royal Air Force.
The memorial was designed by Sir Edward Maufe with sculpture by Vernon Hill. The engraved glass and painted ceilings were designed by John Hutton and the poem engraved on the gallery window was written by Paul H Scott.