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Memorial commemorates the crew of the R.A.A.F. Lockheed Hudson A16-173 which crashed on returning from investigation of a submarine sighting in World War Two.

On the 4th November 1942, the Hudson got off course when returning from a routine anti-submarine patrol along the coast. In darkness, rain, and low cloud it flew into the terrain near the Avon Colliery at Dapto.  All 4 crew members were killed instantly. 

Location

Address:Station Street, Buckleys Walk, Dapto Railway Station, Dapto, 2530
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.493056
Long: 150.792222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-2004
Source: MA
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