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06-October-2015
06-October-2015

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The Royal Australian Air Force Monument commemorates the men and women who served Australia during World War Two.

The monument was erected as an Australia Remembers project and honours the serving personnel who were stationed and passed through Camden airport during World War Two. 

 

 

Location

Address:Aerodrome Road, Camden Airport, Cobbitty, 2570
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: 34.040611
Long: 150.692157
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th August, 1995
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Australia Remembers
1945-1995

In Honour Of The Men & Women Who Served Australia In Time Of Conflict During World War II 
Lest We Forget 

Plaque: 
This Monument Was Unveiled On The 19th August 1995 By Air Commodore G.I. Lumsden, AM Royal Australian Air Force.

 

Left Side Inscription

This Monument Is Dedicated To All Serving Personnel Who Trained, Were Stationed And Passed Through Camden  Airport During World War II.

Right Side Inscription
RAAF And RAF Squadrons Based At Camden Airport During World War II:
32 Squadron Central Flying School
73 Squadron 14 Fighter Section
13 Squadron 13 Operational Base Unit
78 Squadron 47 Operational Base Unit
72 Squadron 48 Operational Base Unit
30 Squadron 58 Radar Station
4 Squadron 220 Radar Station
457 Squadron 3 Communications Unit
15 Squadron 300 RAF Transport Wing
21 Squadron
Aircraft: Tiger Moth Wirraway Spitfire
Hudson Beaufort Vultee Vengeance.
Source: MA
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