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18 Squadron : 22-September-2011
18 Squadron : 22-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the Royal Australian Air Force and Netherlands personnel who served in 18 Squadron during World War Two.

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
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:Sunday 18th November, 1990
Front Inscription

THIS LOMBARDY POPLAR WAS DEDICATED 18 NOVEMBER 1990 DURING A GATHERING OF MEMBERS OF 18 SQUADRON NEI-RAAF FORCES ASSOCIATION IN MEMORY OF 110  COMRADES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES 1942-1945 AND THOSE WHO HAVE SINCE PASSED ON.  

In remembrance of Netherland`s service personnel who fell in action

Source: MA,SKP
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