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A plaque commemorates 77 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force which was the first Commonwealth unit to conduct combat missions in the Korean War.
Forty-one of the Squadron’s personnel died and seven pilots became prisoners of war.
|Address:||Point Cook Road, Royal Australian Air Force base, Williams, Point Cook, 3030|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.929444|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-June-1950|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-July-1953|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 13th October, 2010|
Dedicated to the memory of the thirty-six RAAF and the five RAF personnel who lost their lives on active service whilst serving with 77 Squadron during the Korean war and in honour of the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service personnel who served during the Korean War with
30 Comms Unit
30 transport Unit
36 Transport Sqn
491 (M) Sqn
391 (B) Sqn
Lest We Forget