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16-April-2014
16-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A monument commemorates the crash of a Wirraway aeroplane A-20-265 in April 1942, and the death of the two airmen on board

Note :  This monument is located in bushland, and you follow Police Track (partially gravel) through to a signposted t-junction that points to the memorial site, turn right here, and follow the forestry road through to another signposted t-junction. Turn right here, and the memorial is about 500 metres away

Location

Address:Creamery Lane, Police Track, Lima East, 3673
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.814533
Long: 145.9124
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:04-April-1942
Actual Event End Date:04-April-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

On April 4th, 1942 at 2pm, two airmen

No. 416593 L.A.C. J. W. Masters

No. 408213 Sgt. M. W. Sowter

on a flight from Deniliquin to Laverton in a Wirraway A-20-265 died here when their plane crashed in fog.

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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