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Royal Australian Air Force Flying Boats : 2-April-2011
Royal Australian Air Force Flying Boats : 2-April-2011
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A plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the Royal Australian Air Force Flying Boats squadrons 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

Front Inscription

RAAF FLYING BOATS

This plaque commemorates those members of the Royal Australian Air Force who served during the Second World War in 11, 20, 41, 42, 43 Flying Boat Squadrons and 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 Air-Sea Rescue flights as well as those who served in Seaplane training flights, operational training units, flying boat repair depots, repair and maintenance units, and operational base units.  RAAF flying boats flew on patrol, escort, rescue, bombing, mine laying and combined operations in the Pacific and Indian Oceans and far into the South China Sea in the war against Japan.

LEST WE FORGET

Dedicated by the members of the Catalina Flying Boats Clubs and Association of Australia

 

Source: MA
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