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25-May-2017
25-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A tree commemorates those who served in Royal Australian Air Force Catalina Squadrons in World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque :

This Spotted Gum is dedicated to RAAF Catalina Squadrons and associated Flying Boat units and the memory of the men and women who served therein.

1939 - 1945

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Commemorating members of the Royal Australian Air Force who served during the Second World War in :

Catalina Flying Boat Squadrons
11, 20, 42 & 43

Air-Sea Rescue Flights
111, 112, 113, 114 & 115

Seaplane Training Flights, Operational Training Units, Flying Boat Repair Depots, Repair and Maintenance Units, and Operational Base Units.

RAAF Flying Boats flew on patrol, escort, rescue, bombing, mine laying and combined operations in the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and South China Sea.

Lest we forget

Source: MA
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