SK1814 : Winston, RAFA Remembrance Garden

taken 5 years ago, near to Croxall, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Winston, RAFA Remembrance Garden
Winston, RAFA Remembrance Garden
The first national Remembrance Garden in memory of all those who have served in the RAF and Commonwealth air forces was opened by HRH The Princess Royal on 28 September 2009 (SK1814 : Royal Air Forces Association Remembrance Garden).

The inspiration for the Remembrance Garden comes from the RAFA's dedication, the last line of which is "We will remember them". The central feature of the 50 metre-long garden is the RAFA emblem, a magnificent stainless steel eagle sitting on top of a globe. The eagle, named Winston, is made up of over 1000 hand-forged feathers.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2014   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 8 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  People, Events 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1848 1457 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.7076N 1:43.6676W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1848 1457
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Sculpture  Statue  Eagle  RAFA  Royal Air Forces Association  Royal Air Force  Memorial  RAF  Monument  National Memorial Arboretum  Memorial Garden  NMA 

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