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02-April-2018
02-April-2018

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The plaque commemorates the formation of the 31 Beaufighter Squadron at Forest Hill in 1942 for service during World War Two. 

Location

Address:Sturt Highway & Newton Road, RAAF Museum Gardens, Forest Hill, 2651
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.149573
Long: 147.467277
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 1992
Front Inscription
Plaque:
TO COMMEMORATE THE FORMATION OF 
31 BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRON 
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
AT FOREST HILL 1942
DEPARTED 14 OCTOBER, 1942 FOR SERVICE IN 
NORTH WESTERN AND SOUTH WESTERN PACIFIC AREAS 
DISBANDED AT WILLIAMTOWN, N.S.W.
ON 9 JULY, 1946. 
                                     DEDICATED 25.4. 1992

 
Source: MA
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