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 Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding

Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding

Birth
Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Death 15 Feb 1970 (aged 87)
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells Borough, Kent, England
Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Plot RAF Chapel with his wife Muriel Dowding
Memorial ID 7064 · View Source
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British Air Chief Marshal. A Royal Air Force leader during World War II, he was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Fighter Command at the time of the Battle of Britain. With his foresight in building up Fighter Command during the two world wars and his strategy and firmness during battle, he was responsible more than any other one man for the successful defense of Great Britain in 1940.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding (24 Apr 1882–15 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7064, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .