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||TQ 300 800|
IN MEMORY OF ALL RANKS OF THE ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE, ROYAL FLYING CORPS, ROYAL AIR FORCE AND THOSE AIR FORCES FROM EVERY PART OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WINNING VICTORY FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY 1914-18. I BARE YOU ON EAGLES WINGS AND BROUGHT YOU UNTO MYSELF
STONE COLUMN SURMOUNTED BY A LARGE GLOBE ON WHICH STANDS A GILT EAGLE FACING TOWARDS THE THAMES, WINGS UPSTRETCHED
Wars Commemorated & People Remembered
||First World War (1914-1918)|
|Total names on memorial:
|Served & Returned
|Is this an exact count?
||Yes, an exact count|
|How are the names ordered?
|What information is listed on the memorial?
|Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?
|Are the letters difficult to read?
|Who is responsible for the memorial?
|| HRH Prince of Wales|
|Did this include a trust or scholarship?
|If so, for what purpose?
The Royal Air Force Memorial Fund was established in October 1919 to commemorate the work of the Flying Services during WW1 by creating an organization which would be of lasting benefit to personnel of the RAF, the WRAF and their dependents. As well as g
|Did this include a roll of honour?
|Cost of Site:
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|Comments on Costs:
|SIR REGINALD BLOMFIELD
|SIR WILLIAM REID DICK
| Parlanti's Ltd
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|Publication Name||Author||Date Published||Page / Date||Other Information|
|LONDON'S OPEN AIR STATUARY
|AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS
|LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE
||Programme of RAF Display, Hendon, 3 July 1926 p.49.
||Full page advertisement for the Royal Air Force Memorial Fund|
||pp53-56/ September 2012
||'Remembering the Great War on the Victoria Embankment, London'|
|Percy Simmonds Photograph Collection
|Carter Postcard Collection