Royal Air Force Memorial


Royal Air Force Memorial

Infobox Military Memorial
name= Royal Air Force Memorial
country= Great Britain


commemorates= RAF personnel killed in the two Great Wars
unveiled= 1923
coordinates=
nearest_town=Victoria Embankment,
London, England
designer= Sir Reginald Blomfield (monument),
William Reid Dick (eagle)
inscription= I bare you on eagles wings and brought you unto myself (Exodus 19:4)
The Royal Air Force Memorial is a 1923 military memorial on Victoria Embankment in central London, dedicated to the memory of the casualties of the Royal Air Force in World War One (and, by extension, all subsequent conflicts). It is sited near Cleopatra's Needle, between the north-bank ends of Charing Cross Bridge and Westminster Bridge, and directly to the east of the main Ministry of Defence building on Whitehall. It was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, and William Reid Dick sculpted the eagle on top (drawn from the RAF's ).

See also

Other Royal Air Force Memorials

* Royal Air Force Memorial, Albany, Georgia
* South African Air Force Memorial, Swartkop, Tshwane

References

External links


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