Number 30 Beaufighter SquadronPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the first Australian Beaufighter squadron to serve in World War Two.
The squadron was formed in 1942, flying Beaufighter aircraft on long range attacks against Japanese troops in Papau New Guinea. The squadron also took part in the Battle of the Bismarck Sea in 1943, and was based in Canberra for a time before being disbanded in 1963.
|Address:||Federal Highway, R.A.A.F Memorial Grove, Majura, 2609|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.211571|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 23rd October, 2004|
30 BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRON
THE WENT WITH WINGS TO BATTLE
A LONG JOURNEY - MILNE BAY, PNG,
TO LABUAN, BORNEO - FOUGHT IN THE
BATTLE OF THE BISMARCK SEA
LEST WE FORGET
POST WAR OPERATIONS 1946 -1956
FAIRBURN (sic) - RICHMOND - SCHOFIELDS - WILLIAMTOWN