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The Viscount Portal of Hungerford

 
 
The Viscount Portal of Hungerford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
1. The Viscount Portal of Hungerford Marker
Inscription.  
Marshall of the Royal Air Force
The Viscount Porter of Hungerford
K.G. G.C.B. O.M. D.S.O. M.C.
1893 – 1971
Chief of the Air Staff 1940 – 1945
One of the Architects of Victory
In the Second World War

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 51° 30.253′ N, 0° 7.423′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Memorial is at the intersection of Victoria Embankment and Horse Guards Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Victoria Embankment. Located in Victoria Embankment Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1A 2EX, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fleet Air Arm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles G. Gordon CB (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen Mary's Steps, Whitehall Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Air Force Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial
The Viscount Portal of Hungerford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
2. The Viscount Portal of Hungerford
(within shouting distance of this marker); Trenchard (within shouting distance of this marker); William Tyndale (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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