50th Anniversary R.A.A.F. Apprentices & J.E.A.T SchemePrint Page
A Vampire jet A79-612 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) apprentices and J.E.A.T. scheme.
On the 2nd February 1948, the first group of 53 youths aged 15–17 who had been selected for engineering training under the RAAF’s new apprenticeship scheme entered the Ground Training School at Forest Hill (Allonville) outside Wagga Wagga.
|Address:||Sturt Highway, Bolton Park, Wagga Wagga, 2650|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.119632|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1948|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1998|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 24th January, 1998|