Stow Maries Aerodrome War Memorial

Stow Aerodrome Memorial

Stow Maries Aerodrome was in service during the First World War.

It is now undergoing a restoration process for the buildings and equally important research into its past.

A memorial has been erected for those serving in 37 ( Home Defence) Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and later Royal Air Force who served in defence of this country from Stow Maries, Goldhanger and Rochford Aerodromes in the County of Essex from 1916 to 1919.

The names of those who made the supreme sacrifice are listed below

Captain A B Kynoch

Lieutenant E C H R Nicholls

2nd Lieutenants S Armstrong, W M Burfot, F A Crowley, R W Mouritzen, W Q N Richardson, R W and J E R Young

Airman 2nd Class C C Taylor

Stow Maries Village Cemetery

The cemetery of Stow Maries Parish Church contains graves of men serving at the airfield

Annual Service

An annual service of remembrance at the memorial is held on Remembrance Sunday.

Looking to trace relatives in the armed services