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Plaque: Sir Roderic Hill

Erection date: 28/5/1957


This building was opened on 28 May 1957 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Chancellor of the University of London.

It commemorates the life and service of Air Chief Marshall Sir Roderic Maxwell Hill, Rector of the Imperial College of Science and Technology 1948 - 54, Vice-Chancellor of the University of London 1953 - 54.

Site: Sir Roderic Hill (1 memorial)

SW7, Prince Consort Road, Roderic Hill building

The plaque is in the entrance porch of the Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College.  John Oakley tells a great story of how the Queen Mum got lost in a lift on her way to the unveiling.

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Sir Roderic Hill

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Sir Roderic Maxwell Hill

Air Chief Marshall.  Born Hampstead.  Fought in both world wars, earning his ...

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Imperial College

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine is an independent consti...

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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

In 1923 Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (descended from the Royal House of Scotland...

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