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A monument commemorates the 65th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
In the summer and autumn of 1940 the Royal Air Force (RAF) fought a prolonged battle in defence of Britain against an experienced and numerically superior German Luftwaffe. This air campaign, known as the Battle of Britain, officially lasted from 10 July to 31 October 1940. More than 30 Australians served in RAF Fighter Command during the Battle. The highest scoring Australian ace of the Battle was Flight Lieutenant Pat Hughes, of No. 234 Squadron RAF, who claimed 14 kills before his death in September 1940.
|Address:||Bruxner Highway, Lismore Airport, Lismore, 2480|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.836651|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 25th April, 2005|