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TATTON PARK, PARACHUTE REGIMENT WAR MEMORIAL

World War 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Paul Radford 2010

The Tatton Park Parachute Regiment memorial can be found in Tatton Park, Tatton, Cherhsire. There is an avenue of fity tress leading to an irregular monolith inscribed with the dates 1940 and 1945 and the Parahcute Regiment Pegasus embalem on the front face. The memorial was erected by the Parachute Regiment Association in 1973. The avenue of fifty trees are a living memorial to the 1st Parachute Regiment within the Tatton deer park, on the landing zone of the former parachute training school at nearby Ringway.

Photographs Copyright © Paul Radford 2010

1940-1945

THROUGH OUT MOST OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR TATTON
PARK WAS THE DROPPING ZONE FOR PARACHUTE TRAINING
SCHOOL RINGWAY
THIS STONE IS SET IN HONOUR OF
THOSE THOUSANDS FROM MANY LANDS WHO DESCENDED
HERE IN THE COURSE OF TRAINING GIVEN OR RECEIVED
FOR PARACHUTE SERVICE WITH THE ALLIED FORCES
IN EVERY THEATRE OF WAR

Last updated 3 August, 2016

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