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Plaque dedicated to those who served in the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.)  Aircraft Construction Squadrons from from 1942 to 1974. 

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Bicentennial Park - adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466603
Long: 130.839997
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

DEDICATED TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED FROM ACS 1942 TO 1974 WITH RAAF 61 & 62 WORKS WINGS AND Nos 1.2.5.6.7.8.14 WORKS SQUADRONS AND Nos 3,4,&9 WORKS MAINTENANCE UNITS IN 1944 DESIGNATED AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION SQUADRONS.

THEY CONSTRUCTED AIRFIELDS AND FACILITIES IN AUSTRALIA, NEW GUINEA, NETHERLAND EAST INDIES, PHILIPPINES, BORNEO, JAPAN, KOREA, COCOS ISLANDS, MALAYA, MALAYSIA, THAILAND AND VIETNAM. "THEY PREPARED THE WAY."

Source: TOH
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