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17-March-2015
17-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Plaque commemorates those who served with No 458 Squadron 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

Dedication

Front Inscription

                Honouring
          those who served in 
         458 Squadron RAAF
         during World War 11

Formed at Williamtown, (NSW) in 1941
458 Squadron flew Wellington aircraft over Europe
from Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
The Squadron later operated from 
North Africa, Malta, Sardinia, Italy and Gibraltar
in bombing, anti-shipping and anti-submarine strikes
in support of the North African and Italian Campaigns

The Squadron was disbanded on 9 June 1945 in Gibraltar
             Lest We Forget


 

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