A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes : Błyskawica Memorial 1 -

Location

In the shelter at The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21784
 
Historic England Listing Status

This structure is not Listed.

Description

Metal memorial plaque.

Memorial


 
Inscription


THE MEDINA BOROUGH COUNCIL

This plaque is to record the
sincere appreciation of
the residents of East and West Cowes
to the Officers and Crew of the
Polish Ship

THE "BLYSKAWICA"

who on the 5th May 1942
bravely and selflessly defended the town
against enemy air attack
and thereby reduced the casualties
and damage caused by the air raids

AUGUST 1982, F K BAILEY, MAYOR


 
Further Information

See also the other plaques at the Esplanade and Town Square :

Blyskawica Plaque 2
Blyskawica Plaque 3
Commander Francki Memorial

 



 
 

 
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