Eagle Squadrons Memorial

Memorial

Object Number - UPL 42735 - Eagle Squadrons Memorial - Grosvenor Square London, England

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Detailed History

The Eagle Squadrons Memorial in Grosvenor Square London was erected in 1985.
It commemorates the airmen who served with the Royal Air Force as part of the three Eagle Squadrons from 1940 to 1942, listing the names of 289 American and British fighter pilots.

The memorial was commissioned by Newspaper owner William Randolph Hearst, it was designed by Tim Kempster and the bronze eagle sculpture is by Elizabeth Frink

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 52nd Fighter Group 109th Observation Squadron 336th Fighter Squadron No 133 'Eagle' Squadron 2nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885165
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 336th Fighter Squadron No 133 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 112280
  • Highest Rank: Pilot Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron No 133 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885181
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 336th Fighter Squadron No 133 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885113
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 56th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 360th Fighter Squadron 61st Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18036584 / O-431841
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Fighter pilot

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Date9 Nov 2022 15:56:16
ContributorEmily
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Date27 Nov 2019 12:08:05
ContributorEmily
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Associated No 133 airmen from US War Memorials listing

Date27 Nov 2019 11:44:02
ContributorEmily

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