Sir Henry Birkin Bt

Sir Henry Birkin Bt (HM2840)

Location: Weybridge, England KT13 0NY Surrey
Country: United Kingdom
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N 51° 21.264', W 0° 27.852'

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To the Memory of a Great Sportsman
And Brilliant Driver
Sir Henry Birkin Bt.

Who died on June 22 1933 from injuries after his last road race at Tripoli. Here, on the scene of his many victories this bronze was erected by members of the British Racing Drivers Club.
( small plaque ) The 'Birkin Plaque' was unveiled by HRH Prince Michael of Kent, Patron of the Brooklands Museum Trust, and Innes Ireland, President of the British Racing Drivers Cub (BRDC) on June 19th, 1993, upon its being returned to the exact place where it was originally unveiled in 1934 by the then president of the BRDC, Earl Howe. The 'Birkin Plaque' is the BRDC memorial to Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin, a gentleman sportsman racing driver and founder member of their club.
HM NumberHM2840
Year Placed1934
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 676564 N 5692289
Decimal Degrees51.35440000, -0.46420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 21.264', W 0° 27.852'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 21' 15.84" N, 0° 27' 51.12" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Brooklands Dr, Weybridge England KT13 0NY, GB
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