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A tree commemorates United States of America and Australian service personnel who have died in service or been killed in action, and are buried in foreign lands.
Operation Crowflight which is mentioned on the plaque was a United States high altitude air sampling project, based at East Sale R.A.A.F. Base between 1960 and 1962, operating Lockheed U-2 and Martin RB-57 aircraft.
|Address:||150 Johnson Street, Near Library, Maffra, 3860|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.967877|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 18th May, 1961|
In memory of American and Australian comrades who rest in the soil of many lands
"Lest We Forget"
This tree was planted by Lt.-Col. H. C. Curry, Officer Commanding Crowflight VII on 18th May 1961