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Commemorates No. 2 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force
|Address:||Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.830139|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 20th September, 2006|
No. 2 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force
Dedicated to the memory of all Squadron members who paid the supreme sacrifice. "Lest We Forget"
2 Sqn formed 20 Sep 1916 the only AFC/RAAF Sqn to engage in four major wars. Served in WWI on the Western Front, France; WWII in Darwinm The Dutch East Indies & Borneo Malaya Emergency and the Vietnam War.
WWII Awarded the United States Presidential Unit Citation. Vietnam War awarded the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry & United States Air Force Outstanding Unit Commendation, making it the most highly decorated squadron in the RAAF. "Consilio Et Manu"
Commemorating the 90th anniversary on 20 September 2006