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25-February-2016
25-February-2016
Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A monument commemorates those who have served in the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  

The monument was originally erected to commemorate those who served in the Australian Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Flying Corps, and the Royal Air Force in World War One.

 

 

Location

Address:Point Cook Road, Royal Australian Air Force base, Williams, Point Cook, 3030
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.929444
Long: 144.748889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Dedicated to the glorious memory of our comrades of the Australian Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Flying Corps, and Royal Air force who at the birth of the air service during the Great War 1914-19 made the supreme sacri­fice and whose sacred trust of imperishable honour and duty to country is now given into the keeping of the Royal Australian Air Force

Per Ardua Ad Astra

Left Side Inscription

In memory of members of the Royal Australi­an Air Force who served in the 1939-45 war and subsequent wars

11th Nov. 1973. 

Back Inscription

Unveiled by His Excellency Brigadier-General the Right Honourable Lord Gowrie

Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia

Source: MA
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