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25-February-2016
25-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett
A plaque commemorates Hangar 201, which is the last Bellman hangar used by No 2 Operation Training Unit of the Royal Australian Air Force in Mildura during World War Two.

Location

Address:Alan Mathews Drive, Mildura Airport, Mildura, 3500
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.23095
Long: 142.084384
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1946

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 27th April, 2002
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates Hangar 201, the last Bellman hangar of No. 2 Operational Training Unit RAAF 1942 - 46 that is still in use today.

Air Museum

During World War II, 1247 pilots completed their operational training here, in aircraft kept flying by hard working ground crews.  Sadly 52 others lost their lives in various accidents, and we honour their memory.

Dedicated 27th April 2002

 

Source: MA
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