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A pPlaque commemorates those who served with the No. 18 Netherlands East Indies (N.E.I.) Squadron, 79 Wing Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F) during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466796
Long: 130.839966
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 18th July, 1995
Front Inscription

No. 18 (NEI) SQUADRON
79 WING R.A.A.F.


This plaque is dedicated to the memory of those members of the NEI and the RAAF who served in the above Squadron at Pine Creek and Batchelor
110 members of this Squadron (including 25 of the RAAF) gave their lives during 1942-45 in the defence of Australia.
Erected by the Royal Netherlands Embassy and 18 Squadron NEI-RAAF Forces Association
July 18 1995
Lest we Forget

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