R.J.Mitchell-Aircraft Designer Supreme.(45).

Plinth & plaque -Hazel Road-Woolston/
R.J.Mitchell-Aircraft Designer Supreme.

R.J.Mitchell served at Supermarine Aviation ( Vickers ) Ltd., Works at Hazel Road, Woolston, on the banks of the River Itchen. from 1921until his death in 1937. He designed many aircraft including the Schneider Trophy winner & a range of Spitfire & Seafire planes.   He is buried in the South Stoneham Cemetery ( location G007-029 )-Swaythling, Southampton.  His final resting place is shared by his wife-Florence.