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Plaque commemorates those who served with the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F) Liberator Squadrons and the 180 who died or were killed during World War Two.
The RAAF Liberators saw service in the South West Pacific theatre of World War Two. Flying mainly from bases in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia the aircraft conducted bombing raids against Japanese positions, ships and strategic targets in New Guinea, Borneo and the Netherlands East Indies.
|Address:||The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -12.466727|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||May, 1999|
R.A.A.F. LIBERATOR SQUADRONS
12, 21, 23, 24 Squadrons and 200 Flight.
To the memory of all those who flew or serviced the Liberators
of the above units this plaque is dedicated
Especially honoured are the 180 who gave their lives carrying the battle
deep into enemy territory from bases in the Darwin area
LEST WE FORGET
Unveiled June 1999