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Commemorates No. 2 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F) that served in World War Two
At the outbreak of the World War Two, the unit searched for enemy vessels in Australian waters using Anson aircraft. After being re-equipped with Hudson aircraft, the squadron moved to Darwin in April 1941 to perform anti-submarine activities and general reconnaissance.
|Address:||The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -12.466727|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1941|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1945|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||June-1999|
No. 2 SQUADRON R.A.A.F.
This plaque honours the memory of those who
served in 2 Squadron in N.E.I. and Darwin
From 1941 to 1945
We especially salute the 170 men who
gave their lives in the cause of freedom
LEST WE FORGET
Dedicated June 1999