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RAF Memorial RAF Memorial

Plaque: RAF Memorial

Inscription

City of Westminster
Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force was formed and had its first headquarters here in the former Hotel Cecil, 1st April 1918.
Through adversity to the stars.

{Below this round plaque there is a small brass plaque:}
This plaque was unveiled by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Sir Glenn Torpy KCB CBE DSO ADC to mark the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force.

Site: RAF Memorial (1 memorial)

WC2, Strand, 80

The history of this building, "the former Hotel Cecil" is covered by Victor Keegan.

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RAF Memorial

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Royal Air Force

Formed 1st April 1918 at Hotel Cecil, 80 the Strand where it had its first he...

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RAF Memorial

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47143

Royal Air Force

Formed 1st April 1918 at Hotel Cecil, 80 the Strand where it had its first he...

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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Sir Glenn Torpy, Air Chief Marshal

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Sir Glenn Torpy KCB CBE DSO ADC.

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