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5 Airfield Construction Squadron : 5-March-2012
5 Airfield Construction Squadron : 5-March-2012
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Commemorates the personnel who served in, and those who lost their lives in the 5 Airfield Construction  


Address:300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, 3081
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.755725
Long: 145.047069
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 9th November, 2007
Front Inscription

5 Airfield Construction Squadron

Originally called 5 Mobile Works Squadron, the Sqaudron was renamed in World War II.  Known as the `Flying Shovels` they served from 1942 - 1974 in New Guinea  Dutch New Guinea  Borneo  Japan  Vietnam  Darwin  Maralinga

In memory of those who served and those who were left behind.  Lest We Forget

9 November 2007


Source: MA
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