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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.


 

Location

Address:Bruxner Highway, Lismore Airport, Lismore, 2480
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.836651
Long: 153.263562
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:Monday 25th April, 2005
Source: MA
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