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No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron : 23-September-2011
No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron : 23-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A plaque commemorates those who served with the No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron, "The Flying Shovels," between 1942 and 1974 , in conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

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:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1974

Dedication

Front Inscription

No. 5 AIRFIELD
CONSTRUCTION SQUADRON
1942  -  1974
"THE FLYING SHOVELS"   LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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