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The plaque was dedicated on the 50th Jubilee of the formation of the Army Air Corps (Paratroops) in the Commonwealth countries and is in remembrance of all who gave their lives serving their countries.

Location

Address:42 Oxlade Drive, South Eastern District RSL, New Farm, 4005
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.472728
Long: 153.049635
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 22nd June, 1990
Front Inscription

Red Beret International Australia Inc.

Memorial

Dedicated on 22nd June 1990, the 50th jubilee of the formation of the Army Air Corps (Paratroops) within the Commonwealth Countries on 22nd June 1940 and in remembrance of all who gave their lives serving their countries.

We are noted for being at once adventurous in action & most reflective before hand.  Other men are bold in ignorance while reflection will stop their onset, but the bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet not withstanding go out to meet it.  " Thucydides"

Unveiled By         Mr. S. Sutton
                            Army Air Corps, Sgt. W.W.2.
                            1st Div. British Paratroops.

Dedicated By       Rev Canon H. E. Palmer  
                             Padre-W.W.2.
                             1st Australian Paratroops.

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