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A plaque commemorates those who served with the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) Photograph Reconnaissance Units during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Bicentennial Park - adjacent to Cenotaph, 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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 15th August, 2005
Front Inscription

1942  1945

This plaque commemorates all those who served in the Royal Australian Air Force Photo Recce Units

No. 1. P. R. U. and No. 87 P. R. Squadron which operated from Coomalie Creek, over the South West Pacific area of the Pacific War Theatre servicing and flying Buffalo, Wirraway, Lancer, Lightning and Mosquito Aircraft

Lest we forget

The Mosquito Aircraft Association of Australia

Dedicated 15 August 2005

 

Source: MA,TOH
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