Group    From 1/4/1918 

Royal Air Force

Categories: Armed Forces, Aviation

Formed 1st April 1918 at Hotel Cecil, 80 the Strand where it had its first headquarters.
Motto: Per Ardua Ad Astra, Latin for "Through Struggles to the Stars".

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Royal Air Force

Commemorated atInformation

Croydon Aerodrome Battle of Britain memorial

21 foot high and topped with a bronze eagle, this monument does not actually ...

Read More

RAF Memorial

City of Westminster Royal Air Force The Royal Air Force was formed and had ...

Read More

RAF, RFC & RNAS

Per adua {On the north facing side of the plinth:} In memory of all ranks of...

Read More

RAF thanks from Denmark at St Clement Danes

In honour and gratitude for assistance and support 1940 - 1945 Royal Air Fo...

Read More

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Royal Air Force

Creations Information

Bomber Command Memorial

The campaign to bomb civilians was so controversial that the bombers were giv...

Read More

Camp Griffiss - USAAF

The quotation from Hugo is very well-chosen. He was exiled from France for 15...

Read More

RAF Memorial

City of Westminster Royal Air Force The Royal Air Force was formed and had ...

Read More

Other Subjects

1st London (City of London) Brigde. R.F.A.
1 memorial
Admiral, Sir Charles Adam, KCB

Admiral, Sir Charles Adam, KCB

Naval officer.  Governor of Greenwich Hospital, July 1847 until his death.  Died at Greenwich.  

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Ernest Beatie

Ernest Beatie

First Lieutenant Ernest David Beatie was born on 17 June 1914 in Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA, the second of the four children of David Leftwich Beatie (1878-1945) and Catherine Pauline B...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, USA

1 memorial
Auxiliary Fireman Charles Edward Moore

Auxiliary Fireman Charles Edward Moore

From the Sub Fire Station 6W, Cheyne Place. Died in a fire which took the lives of seven firemen, known as "The Wednesday".

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy

1 memorial