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Keith Park

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park
Thames, New Zealand 1892 - Auckland 1975
New Zealand soldier, First World War flying ace and Second World War Royal Air Force commander
(Wikipedia)
Les Johnson
2010

London /  Keith Park   London /  Keith Park

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

air chief marshal
SIR KEITH PARK
gcb, kbe, mc & bar, dfc, dcl, ma, raf
1892 - 1975
DEFENDER OF LONDON 1940
air chief marshal sir keith park commanded
number 11 group fighter command which
defended london and south east england
successfully during the battle of britain

responsible for the hour by hour decisions of
11 group new zealander keith park epitomises
the role played by those from commonwealth
and other allied countries alongside british
forces in saving the nation from invasion
unveiled on the 70th anniversary of battle of britain day
15th september 2010
in the presence of
terry smith, chairman of the sir keith park memorial campaign
the honourable dr wayne mapp, minister of defence for new zealand
air chief marshal sir stephen dalton kcb, chief of the air staff
veterans of the battle of britain, members of sir keith park's family

sculptor, les johnson.

London - Keith Park

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Location (N 51°30'23" - W 0°7'56")

Item Code: gblo202; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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