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MALTA MEMORIAL

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Country:
Malta
Identified Casualties:
2295
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
14.50783
Latitude:
35.8947

Location Information

The Malta Memorial is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands just outside the main entrance to Valletta.

Address: Ir-Re Dwardu VII, Floriana.

For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

Historical Information

The Malta Memorial commemorates almost 2,300 airmen who lost their lives during the Second World War whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave. The Memorial was unveiled by The Queen on 3 May 1954.

The memorial was designed by Sir Hubert Worthington, R.A., while the eagle which surmounts the column is the work of the sculptor Charles Wheeler, R.A.