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Air Forces Memorial
Portland stone & bronze doors
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Grade II* (England and Wales)
17th October 1953
at all times
inscribed below the front and back parapets of the entrance hall: PER ARDUA AD ASTRA; on a stone in the middle of the quadrangle: THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE; and in painted light blue lettering on the wall to the left of the entrance doors: IN THIS CLOISTER / ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF / TWENTY THOUSAND AIRMEN / WHO HAVE NO KNOWN GRAVE; and to the right of the entrance doors: THEY DIED FOR FREEDOM / IN RAID AND SORTIE OVER / THE BRITISH ISLES AND / THE LANDS AND SEAS OF / NORTHERN AND WESTERN / EUROPE