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No 2 Squadron RAAF / April 2013
No 2 Squadron RAAF / April 2013
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

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.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466727
Long: 130.84006
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:June-1999
Front Inscription

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

Source: SKP
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