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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

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The Plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 75 Squadron RAAF during World War Two. The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

No. 75 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighter unit based at RAAF Base Tindal in the Northern Territory. The sqaudron was formed in 1942 and saw extensive action in the South West Pacific theatre of World War Two, operating P-40 Kittyhawks.

Note: This plaque was dedicated on 1 November 2003 at a ceremony held at the Australian War Memorial. Note that the dedication ceremony for this plaque was rescheduled, and as such differs from the date as inscribed on the plaque.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280498
Long: 149.148404
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:Saturday 1st November, 2003
Front Inscription

75 SQUADRON
        RAAF

In memory of those who
   served and died
Port Moresby   Milne Bay     South West Pacific 
March 1942   August 1942     1942 - 1945
Lest We Forget
Dedicated 14 April 2000

 

Source: MA
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