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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

Plaque commemorates the personnel who served in Radar Operations for the 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:Tuesday 30th March, 1999
Front Inscription

RADAR

On 7 November 1941 The RAAF Was Given
Responsibility For All Ground-Based Early
Warning Radar Operations.
This Memorial Is In Commemoration Of
All The RAAF And WAAAF Personnel
Who Served In Ground And Airborne Radar
Operations In The South-West Pacific Area
During The Second World War.
They Operated In The Utmost Secrecy
And Their Contribution To Victory Was Invaluable.

Lest We Forget
Dedicated 30 March 1999

Source: MA
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