Description: McLaren Headboard, Approximately 6 Metres to South East of South East Corner of Church of St John
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291304
OS Grid Reference: SU9786442897
OS Grid Coordinates: 497864, 142897
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1769, -0.6014
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GODALMING BRIGHTON ROAD
(south west side, off),
McLaren headboard, approx
6 metres to south-east of
south-east corner of
Church of St John
Headboard. c.1917. Wooden. Five boards wooden-pegged together, the top board
having relief-carved Royal Flying Corps Coat of Arms with laurel wreath enclos-
ing initials RFC (Royal Flying Corps), surmounted by royal crown on cushion and
flanked by eagle's wings. West side of board inscribed with verses 9-10 of
Psalm 139; each side has commemorative inscription to Francis Walter Stafford
McLaren, M.P., 2nd Lieutenant Flying Corps, d.1917 at Montrose; at base, Royal
Flying Corps motto, 'Per ardua ad astra'.
Listing NGR: SU9786442897
Source: English Heritage
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