Stone

Air Chief Marshal Dowding - Tunbridge Wells

Erection date: 1987

Inscription

{At the top is shown Dowding's crest which, elsewhere, is described as "Upon a Catherine Wheel Azure a Falcon rising Or belled and hooded Gules":}

Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding Air Chief Marshal 1st Baron of Bentley Priory.
First Commander-in-Chief Fighter Command 1936 - 1940.
Born Moffat 1882, Died Tunbridge Wells 1970.
Commander.Strategist.Humanitarian
Our Freedom. His Memorial.

{Below is shown Lord Dowding's coat of arms containing the motto 'Laborare est orare' (to work is to pray).}

We thank Tom Long for the information about the crest.

Site: Air Chief Marshal Dowding - Tunbridge Wells (1 memorial)

TN1, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Calverley Grounds

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Air Chief Marshal Dowding - Tunbridge Wells

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