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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Russell Byers

The plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 30 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) during World War Two. The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

No. 30 Squadron was established at RAAF Base Richmond on 9 March 1942 as a long-range fighter squadron operating the Bristol Beaufighter. 

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280191
Long: 149.147892
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st February, 2001
Front Inscription

           1942           1945  
30 SQUADRON BEAUFIGHTERS 
              "Strike Swiftly"

They Went With Wings To Battle
 A Long Journey - Milne Bay, PNG
       To Labuan, Borneo
    Fought In The Battle Of
     The Bismarck Sea

        Lest We Forget

 

Source: MA
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