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Royal Newcastle Aero Club Roll of Honour commemorates those who served in World War Two.
Royal Newcastle Aero Club Honour Roll, inscribed with the names of 69 members who served in World War II, was unveiled by the Governor (Lieut-General Sir John Northcott) on Saturday morning. Sir John is Patron of tlhe club, but Saturday's visit was his first to its premises. Paying a tribute to the club for the work it was doing in training fliers, he said: "Here we have what is possibly the greatest aero club in the whole Empire." Sir John handed to the President (Mr. E. A. Pengelly) a letter from Buckingham Palace in reply to the club's expression of condolence to the Queen on the death of Queen Mary. Sir John Northcott was accompanied by Miss Elizabeth Northcott, Squadron Leader R. Nash, A.D.C., the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress (Ald. and Mrs. Purdue), the Minister for Lands (Mr. Hawkins) and the Town Clerk (Mr. Burges). The party watched a flying exhibition and inspected the grounds and buildings.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
1 June 1953.
|Address:||604 New England Highway, Royal Newcastle Aero Club, Rutherford, 2320|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.705556|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 30th May, 1953|
ROYAL NEWCASTLE AERO CLUB
ROLL OF HONOUR
1939 2nd World War 1945
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