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For Those Who Served-Beaufighter Squadron / May 2013
For Those Who Served-Beaufighter Squadron / May 2013
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Plaque commemorates those from 31 Beaufighter Squadron which was based at Coomalie Creek during World War Two. The plaque is contained on a Remembrance Wall at the Museum.

The squadron was first formed in August 1942 and was disbanded in July 1946 after seeing action against the Japanese in the South West Pacific Theatre of World War II. During the war, the squadron operated the Bristol Beaufighter, which it flew in the long-range fighter and ground attack role

Location

Address:557 Stuart Highway , Australian Aviation Heritage Museum, Winnellie, 0820
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.425509
Long: 130.895642
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:1942
Actual Event End Date:1944

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1995
Front Inscription

       TO COMMEMORATE
   THOSE WHO SERVED IN
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE

31 BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRON
BASED AT COOMALIE CREEK 1942-1944
AND FROM THERE OPERATING INTO
SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA

   WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
    DEDICATED AUGUST 1995


 

Source: MA
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