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A monument commemorates the formation of No. 12 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) in February 1939.

Location

Address:Sir Richard Williams Avenue, Accomodation Centre, R.A.A.F. Laverton, Laverton, 3028
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864644
Long: 144.760401
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 6th February, 1989
Front Inscription

No 12 Squadron

1939 - 1948     1973 -    

This plaque commemorates the formation of No 12 Squadron at RAAF Laverton on 6 February 1939 under the command of Squadron Leader Charles 'Moth' Eaton A.F.C.

It is a tribute to all those who have served with the in war and peace.

Dedicated at RAAF Base Laverton on the 50th anni­versary of the formation of the Squadron in the presence of past and present members.

6 Febru­ary 1989.”

Source: MA
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