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Vampire Mark 35A jet training aircraft commemorates the No. 1 Royal Australian Air Force and Womens Royal Australian Air Force training school.
|Address:||Lord Somers Road, Camping Park, Somers, 3927|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.394722|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 25th October, 1985|
Vampire Mk 35A.
This RAAF training aircraft symbolizes the use of Somers Camp during World War II as no. 1 initial training school, Royal Australian Air Force.
During the war years over 13,000 young men and women had their initial RAAF and WAAAF training at this camp.
Dedicated by Air Vice-Marshal P.J. Scully, Air Officer Commanding Support Command RAAF 25 October 1985