The Carroll Foundation Charitable Trust and parallel Gerald 6th Duke of Sutherland Trust national security public interests case which stretches the globe has disclosed that the Royal Air Force is understood to be “closely monitoring” this affair of international importance.
Sources have confirmed that Gerald Carroll continues to retain “close links” with the Royal Air Force Association and the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund who over the years have enjoyed considerable financial support from the Carroll Foundation Trust. Gerald Carroll in a personal capacity had a not well publicised close relationship with the late iconic Battle of Britain fighter ace Group Captain Peter Wooldridge Townsend CVO DFC DSO Bar.
Further sources have disclosed that the Gerald Carroll Trust is known to have erected a considerable range of Battle of Britain monuments throughout the United Kingdom Ireland and the United States of America which are “centered around” the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain London monument to P/O W H Hodgson DFC a renowned 85 Squadron Hurricane pilot under the command of Group Captain Peter Townsend. During the height of the battle W H Hodgson gallantly steered his burning Hurricane away from the town of Wickford to a clear open crash site at Shotgate which is commemorated to this day with a permanent memorial to him at Hodgson Way and Hurricane Way Wickford Business Community Park Essex.
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