Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Herne Bay
Kent

South East England

Beacon Hill

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Ripley, Derbyshire, 1887 - Effingham, Surrey, 1979
English scientist, engineer and inventor; best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the Royal Air Force in Operation Chastise (the 'Dambusters' raid) to attack the dams of the Ruhr Valley during World War II
(Wikipedia)
Tom White
2008

Herne Bay /  Sir Barnes Neville Wallis   Herne Bay /  Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Description

Bronze statue of Wallis with his hands on his side and looking towards the sea with a binoculars on his neck.

Inscription(s)

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis
1887 - 1979
Scientist, engineer and inventor
Most noted for his invention of the
bouncing bomb used in the dambusters raids

Signature

sculptor | tom white studios | usa

Annotation

The statue stands near the site of the bouncing bomb tests. It was unveiled on 15 November 2008

Herne Bay - Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 51°22'20" - E 1°8'5")

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