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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
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A plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 79 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280169
Long: 149.147612
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 14th April, 2000
Front Inscription

79 SQUADRON
RAAF

No 79 Squadron formed at Laverton flying Spitfires.
Operated first from Goodenough Island, and then in the Trobriand, Admiralty and Halmahera Islands.
Dedicated to those who served and those who died

Lest We Forget
Dedicated 14 April 2000

 

Source: MA
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