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27-February-2016
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A plaque commemorates the 70th anniversary of the first Empire Air Training Scheme intake.

Location

Address:Lord Somers Road, Somers School Camp, Somers, 3927
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.394722
Long: 145.158889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1940
Approx. Event End Date:2010

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st May, 2010
Front Inscription

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the first Empire Air Training Scheme intake

No. 1 Initial Training School, Royal Australian Air Force commemorated on 1 May 2010

Air Vice Marshall P. J. Scully, AO (Rtd) officiating,

this plaque is presented to Somers School Camp by the Royal Australian Air Force Association

Source: MA
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