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17-March-2015
17-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
Plaque commemorates those who served with the RAAF Airfield Construction Squadrons during World War Two.

Location

Address:Federal Highway, RAAF Memorial Grove, Majura, 2609
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.211571
Long: 149.190164
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2014
Front Inscription
DEDICATED TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED FROM
1942 TO 1974 WITH RAAF 61 & 62 WORKS WING AND
Number 1, 2,5,6,7,8 7 14 MOBILE WORKS SQUADRONS
Number 3,4,& 9 WORKS MAINTENANCE UNITS AND
  Number 10 & 11 WORKS SUPPLY UNITS AND 
  Number 12 & 13 SURVEY AND DESIGN UNITS

            IN 1944 DESIGNATED
  AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION SQUADRONS

THEY CONSTRUCTED AIRFIELDS AND FACILITIES IN AUSTRALIA, NEW GUINEA, NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES, PHILLIPINES, BORNEO, JAPAN, COCOS ISLANDS, MALAYA, MALAYSIA, THAILAND AND VIETNAM. 


    " WE PREPARED THE WAY" 
Source: DVA , MA
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