60th Anniversary of Catalina JX 435Print Page
|Address:||West Island, Airport Road, Administration Centre, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 6799|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -12.188333|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-June-1945|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-June-2005|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 27th June, 2005|
This plaque commemorates the 60th anniversary since the loss of Catalina JX 435 of RAF Squadron 240 in which 9 persons lost their lives. 7 were never recovered.
Officially unveiled by the Hon Jim Lloyd MP Minister for Local Government, Terrirtories and Roads onn 27 June 2005
President Ron Grant Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council
Senator Nigel Scullion Senator for Northern Territory
The Hon Warren Snowdown MP Member for Lingiari
Haji Zaitol Wallie Imam Home Island Mosque