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Amy Johnson CBE

Photo: David Wright from

Sculptor: Harry Ibbetson

Materials: Statue in Portland stone on concrete base

Unveiled: 18 July 1974 by the aviator, Miss Sheila Scott O.B.E.

Amy Johnson CBE

Amy Johnson CBE (1903-1941), pioneering aviator, first woman to fly solo from England to Australia. The statue depicts Johnson in her flying gear and the base has a bronze medallion of her aeroplane.The memorial was erected by the Amy Johnson Memorial Committee.

Location: In front of shopping centre, Prospect Street, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire.