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18-May-2009 (Diane Watson)
18-May-2009 (Diane Watson)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth / Russell Byers

The monument commemorates the men and women who have served in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Location

Address:Elizabeth & George Streets, Queens Park, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.471921
Long: 153.024272
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Rhyl Hinwood

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 2nd May, 1996
Front Inscription

PER ARDUA AD ASTRA

Plaque:
This Memorial Honours All Men And Women
Who Served In The 
Royal Australian Air Force
Especially Those Who In So Doing
Gave Their Lives Or Suffered Lasting Hurt.

Back Inscription

Plaque:
The Brisbane RAAF Memorial Committee 
Chairman Lionel N. Rackley D.F.C., O.A.M., A.E.

Raised And Gave This Memorial
          To The 
Queensland State Government
      As Custodian For
The People Of Queensland.

Unveiled This Second Day Of May 1996
In The 75th Anniversary Year Of The RAAF
By The Chief Of The Air Staff 
Air Marshall L. B. Fisher A.O.,

RAAF Sculptor    - Rhyl Hinwood
Project Manager - Rob Hinwood

Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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