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31 Beaufighter Squadron Plaque commemorates those who served with squadron in the South West Pacific area during World War Two.

No. 31 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) airbase support squadron. It was formed in August 1942 and disbanded in July 1946 after seeing action against the Japanese in the South West Pacific theatre of World War Two. During the war, it operated the Bristol Beaufighter, which it operated in long-range fighter and ground-attack missions.

Location

Address:Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Adelaide River, 0846
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -13.231111
Long: 131.113611
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1988
Front Inscription

TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO SERVED IN ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE 31 BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRON SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA WORLD WAR II.

"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM".

DEDICATED AUGUST, 1988

Source: SKP, MA
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