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Plaque commemorates those who served with the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F) Catalina Flying Boat Squadrons during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
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:February-1992
Front Inscription

IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE AND ALL WHO SERVED IN KEEPING THE
"BLACK CATS" FLYING FROM BASES AT DARWIN,
MELVILLE BAY, AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA ON
STRIKES DEEP INTO ENEMY HELD TERRITORY


       LEST WE FORGET

ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE R.A.A.F.
CATALINA FLYING BOAT SQUADRONS AND
AIR SEA RESCUE UNITS, WORLD WAR II.
     DEDICATED FEBRUARY 1992

Source: SKP
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