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RAF Lissett in East Yorkshire opened for operations in February 1943. It was the base for Squadron 158, a Royal Air Force heavy bomber squadron. The squadron completed 250 missions with the loss of 141 aircraft. This monument pays tribute to those who served and...More
A simple but really touching memorial to the brave and fearless service people who protected our land, well worth a visit if you are within a few miles of Lisset. Don’t forget to take a memorial poppy to say thank you to the fallen.
This memorial is just at the side of the road, so you cannot miss it. It is a stark reminder of the sacrifices made by many during the last war. There is a very informative board explaining the fate of the many bombers who took...More
Stopped by this memorial on the way home from Holiday in Bridlington as we saw the signpost on the way in.Always interested in this sort of thing being ex forces and I'm glad we did and signed the visitors book.100 year anniversary of the formation...More
Touching tribute to the air and ground crew from RAF Lisset. Well positioned by the roadside with a parking lay by. Board full of interesting details. Nearby wind turbines named after Halifax bombers and lost ground crew. Well worth a visit,
We drive out after seeing a post on Facebook. I was surprised by how quiet it was as we were expecting a great sunset behind the statue. We were not disappointed and feel we got some great pictures without forgetting the reason behind the memorial....More
Tucked just off a small laybye this memorial is hard to miss, imposing and powerful.
Its hard to imagine that the field beyond was the closest air base to Germany during the war, and the tranquil field once filled with the roar of Merlin engines....More
This is well worth the mile or so detour off the main Bridlington to Hull road, it is signposted. There is a pull in area at the memorial to park up. It’s a very moving tribute to all those who were based there during ww2....More
Well worth stopping and looking at the memorial especially when the sun is shining on it. It makes you think about how it must have been in the war as there were several airfields in the area and the airmen who served in the RAF....More