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12-January-2016
12-January-2016

Plaque honours the squadrons achievements in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  2 Squadron was a highly regarded and decorated unit.

After the squadron`s return from the Vietnam War,  2 Squadron was awarded two foreign unit citations: the Cross of Gallantry with Palm, from the Republic of Vietnam; and a United States Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.281167
Long: 149.148469
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:1967
Actual Event End Date:1971

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August 2007
Front Inscription
                    No. 2
              SQUADRON
                  RAAF
FIRST WORLD WAR 1916 -1918
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 -1945 

United States Presidential Unit Citation
MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1958 -1960
INDONESIAN CONFRONTATION 1964 -1966
VIETNAM WAR 1967 -1971

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry
     United States Air Force 
Outstanding Unit Commendation

DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE 
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 



 
Source: MA
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