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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Royal Air Force Memorial

 
 
Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
1. Royal Air Force Memorial
Inscription.
( east side, facing the River Thames )
1914
1918
In
Perpetual
Memory
1939
1945

( west side, facing the street )
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 — 1918

I Bare You On Eagles
Wings And Brought
You Unto
Myself

( inscribed at the base )
This Inscription is Added
In Remembrance of Those
Men and Women of the
Air forces of Every Part of
The British Commonwealth and Empire
Who Gave Their Lives
1939 — 1945

( inscribed around the top of the column )
Per Ardua Ad Astra
( "Through Adversity to the Stars” )

 
Location. 51° 30.239′ N, 0° 7.386′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Victoria Embankment and Horse Guards Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Victoria Embankment. Touch for map
Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
2. Royal Air Force Memorial
. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1A 2NS, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Viscount Portal of Hungerford (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleet Air Arm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Trenchard (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles G. Gordon CB (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen Mary's Steps, Whitehall Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Chindit Memorial (about 90 meters away); Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .
1. Royal Air Force. (Submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Royal Air Force on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
3. Royal Air Force Memorial
Royal Air Force Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
4. Royal Air Force Memorial
( from a ship moored in the River Thames )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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