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17-March-2015
17-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Yellow Box- Eucalyptus Melliodora, originally planted in 1991, were replanted in 2005 to provide a living memory and to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific Day. 

 

 

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:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-2005
Front Inscription
   YELLOW BOX-EUCALYPTUS MELLIODORA
" THEY GROW THROUGH ADVERSITY TO MAKE THIS A SPECIAL PLACE" 
ORIGINAL PLANTING 23 MARCH 1991 BY: 
AIR MARSHALL DAVID EVANS AC AO DSO AFC 
GROUP CAPTAIN JIM HUET  OC RAAF FAIRBAIRN
COLIN FEREDAY MID OAM RAAF ASSOC - ACT 

THESE ENDANGERED TREES FROM THE CANBERRA REGION SYMBOLISE BOTH THE ABILITY TO GROW THROUGH ADVERSITY AND THE STRONG LINKS ESTABLISHED BETWEEN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL AUTHORITY, RAAF FAIRBAIRN, CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, SNOWY MOUNTAINS ENGINEERING, URBAN CONTRACTORS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE - AIRFORCE HQ, DEFENCE HOUSING AUTHORITY , CANBERRA HORTICULTURE, LIONS CLUB BELCONNEN, A1 PLAQUES AUSTRALIA, ACT GOVERNMENT-URBAN SERVICES, AND THE RAAF ASSOCIATION IN DEVELOPING THIS MEMORIAL GROVE FOR ALL WHO SERVED IN THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE IN PEACE AND WAR. 
THEIR SERVICE IS OUR HERITAGE
REPLANTED TO PROVIDE " A LIVING MEMORY" AND DEDICATED TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY VICTORY PACIFIC DAY 
               "LEST WE FORGET" 
                                                AUGUST 2005 


 
Source: MA
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