Bronze statue of Trenchard. Around the plinth are the four badges of the Royal Air Force, the Royal Scots Fusiliers, the Metropolitan Police, and the W.A.F.F.
marshall of the royal air force
THE VISCOUNT TRENCHARD
g.c.b. o.m. g.c.v.o. d.s.o.
chief of the air staff 1918. 1919-1929
royal scots fusiliers. 1893-1919
frontier force 1903-1910
royal flying corps 1912-1918
royal air force 1918-1956
commissioner of the police
of the metropolis 1931-1935
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Unveiled 19 July 1961 by Harold Macmillan. Richardson was an old friend of Trenchard's and offered to design the pedestal free of charge.
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of Westminster.
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 286-287.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 144.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 44-45.
Locatie (N 51°30'12" - W 0°7'26") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: gblo054; Photograph: 3 August 2014
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