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Memorial The Parachute Regiment

This memorial is located in the memorial garden at Manchester International Airport.

Text on the memorial:
This Stone Commemorates
the Formation of
THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
in 1940

At the command of Winston Churchill
No.1 PARACHUTE TRAINING SCHOOL
was founded at Ringway
leading to the establishment
of the Regiment in 1942

This Memorial is Dedicated
to the Officers and Men of
THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT
past and present and those of the
ALLIED AIRBORNE FORCES
who were trained at Ringway by the
ROYAL AIR FORCE

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Flickr