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Founder of RAF

I am ashamed to say that I had no idea who Hugh Trenchard was and what he did and the statue was no... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2019
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This is a fine statue of Hugh Trenchard, famous for forming The Royal Air Force. Not a very well... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

In keeping with the military theme of Victoria Embankment and the Victoria Embankmen Gardens is the Hugh Trenchard Statue. Trenchard was Marshal of the Royal Air Force, 1st Viscount Trenchard, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO (3 February 1873 – 10 February 1956) and was a British...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019

I am ashamed to say that I had no idea who Hugh Trenchard was and what he did and the statue was no help as it merely has "Trenchard" inscribed on the front of the plinth. My husband however is very interested in history and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

This is a fine statue of Hugh Trenchard, famous for forming The Royal Air Force. Not a very well known man, but he is honored as 1st Air Marshall

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

This statue is a tribute to Hugh Trenchard, a Marshal of the Royal Air Force who is considered the Father of the RAF. His contribution was fundamental in establishing the RAF as an independent arm of the British Armed Forces and for succeeding in preserving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

In this year that the RAF celebrates its 100th anniversary is felt fitting to see the statue of Air Marshal Lord Trenchard founder of the RAF and learn about his life. Not the most imposing of statues, but fitting for the man depicted. The statue...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

this very imposing statue of Hugh Trenchard is worth a second or 2 of your time, 1st viscount Trenchard is situated on the victoria embankment not far from westminster pier

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

This large bronze rather splendid statue of Hugh Trenchard is located in the Victoria Embankment Gardens/Whitehall Gardens. He was a British Officer & is most notably remembered for his role within The Royal Air Force. Please when in London take time to look at all...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

This bronze statue of Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard is located on Victoria Embankment Gardens. He was a British Officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force and has been described as The Father of the Royal Air Force.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Located in Victoria Embankment Gardens/Whitehall Gardens, the statue of Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard is located in the garden nearest to Westminster Pier. He served the British Army and Royal Air Force, he is buried at the RAF...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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