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24-October-2014
24-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A memorial commemorates No 5 and No 100 Squadrons who served with the Royal Australia Air Force during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th August, 2004
Front Inscription

                            Australian
                         Royal Airforce
                      Per Ardua Ad Astra

         ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
                       MEMORIAL

5 SQUADRON AND 100 SQUADRON
DEDICATED TO THE AIRMEN OF THESE AND OTHER UNITS OF THE
        ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
WHO SERVED AND WERE STATIONED AT MAREEBA AIR FIELD
        DURING THE PERIOD 1942 - 1945.
THESE SQUADRONS AND ALL ASSOCIATED UNITS
    HELPED STEM THE JAPANESE ADVANCE.
ERECTED BY THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION
                 CAIRNS BRANCH
     UNVEILED 15th AUGUST 2004

         LEST WE FORGET


 

 

Source: MA
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