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A monument commemorates those who lost their lives in the Beaufort Bomber crash at Greenbank during World War Two. 

The Beaufort A9-670 bomber they were flying crashed in bushland at Greenbank after a training run on April 10, 1945.  The fliers had been based at 32 Squadron's airfield at Lowood.

Killed in the crash were Flying Officer Eric David Stephenson, 21; Pilot Officer John George Harvey, 24; Flight Sergeant Neville James Barron, 19, and Leading Aircraftman Raymond Patrick McGuigan, 18.

Location

Address:Grande Avenue, Grande Park, Springfield Lakes, 4300
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.688417
Long: 152.917025
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:10-April-1945
Actual Event End Date:10-April-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 27th May, 2009
Source: MA
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