Sir Thomas Peirson Frank Memorial Plaque, London, SW1

London, UK, images; memorial plaques 

The plaque can be found on the Thames Embankment Wall
The plaque can be found on the Thames Embankment Wall

This plaque commemorating Sir Thomas Peirson Frank reads: Sir Thomas Peirson Frank, 1881 – 1951, Chief Engineer For London County Council; 1930 – 1946; Saved London From Drowning During the Blitz; City of Westminster – Institution Of Civil Engineers”

The area below the Thames Wall where the plaque is mounted
The area below the Thames Wall where the plaque is mounted

Sir Thomas set up and supervised a fast-response team which mended breaches in the Thames wall during the Second World War, and so prevented flooding due to bomb damage.

More on the Blitz in London

“Remembering those killed by the V2 rocket at Woolworths”

 

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