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Bomber Command Memorial opened by The Queen

6 August 2012
The Philip Jackson sculpture at the heart of the Portland limestone Bomber Command Memorial unveiled by The Queen on 28 June.

On 28 June The Queen unveiled the new memorial to those who died flying bombers in World War II. At the heart the memorial is a bronze sculpture by Philip Jackson showing seven bomber air crew 1.5-times life size housed in a classical Portland limestone structure designed by architect Liam O'Connor and built by S McConnel & Son of Kilkeel, Northern Ireland.

The project is featured in the July issue of the Natural Stone Specialist magazine.

 

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