This memorial is dedicated to the 5 British crew members who were killed in the crash on 2 June 1943 with their A.W. Whitley (serial number: Z6639) on this spot. The text on the memorial reads:
R.A.F. BOMBER CRASH
AT THIS LOCATION ON THE 2ND JUNE 1943, 14.15 HRS
A.W. WHITLEY Z6639, OF NO. 24 O.T.U.
R.A.F. HONEYBOURNE, WORCS.
CRASHED WHILE ON OPERATIONAL TRAINING
IN MEMORY OF:
FLT/SGT H.G. HAGEN PILOT R.C.A.R.
SGT. R.S.PHILLIPS NAV R.A.F.
FLT/SGT D.H. KELLY B.A. R.C.A.R.
SGT. D.A. MARRIOTT W.A.G. R.A.F. (V.R.)
SGT G.E. EKINS A.G. R.A.F. (V.R.)
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
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