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452 Spitfire Squadron Paque
452 Spitfire Squadron Paque
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A plaque commemorates those who served in 452 Spitfire Squadron during World War Two.

No. 452 Squadron RAAF was the first Australian squadron formed in Britain during the Second World War. The squadron flew Supermarine Spitfires for the entire war, initially over the United Kingdom and Nazi-occupied Europe. The squadron was later based in Australia and the Netherlands East Indies before being disbanded in 1945. It was re-raised in its current role in February 2011.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466428
Long: 153.0265
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

Front Inscription

                 452 
      SPITFIRE SQUADRON
EUROPE - AUSTRALIA - SOUTH PACIFIC
           
1939-1945
      
"LEST WE FORGET"

 

 

Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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