Bomber Command Memorial, a War Memorial

Bomber Command Memorial, a War Memorial (HM2816)

Location: London, England W1J Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 30.198', W 0° 8.939'

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Inscription
The fighters are our salvation but the bombers alone provide the means of victory
Winston Churchill · September 1940
This memorial is dedicated to the 55,573 airmen from the United Kingdom British Commonwealth & Allied Nations who served in RAF Bomber Command & lost their lives over the course of the Second World War
HM Queen Elizabeth II
Unveiled This Memorial
28 June
In the Year of her Diamond Jubilee
2012

Freedom Is The Sure Possession
Of Those Alone Who
Have The Courage To Defend It
Pericles

This stone was laid by
John Caudwell
Principal benefactor of this memorial
8 March 2012

This Stone Was Laid By
His Royal Highness
The Duke of Gloucester
KG GCVO
on behalf of
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
Sir Michael Beetham
GCB CBE DFC AFC
President and
The Bomber Command Association
4th May 2011

The Completion of this Memorial
Was Made Possible by Principal Benefactor
Lord Ashcroft KCMG
May 2012
Details
HM NumberHM2816
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Year Placed2012
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 697864 N 5709650
Decimal Degrees51.50330000, -0.14898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.198', W 0° 8.939'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 11.88" N, 0° 8' 56.34" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , London England W1J, GB
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