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A plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 453 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) during World War Two.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.280169|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
453 Squadron flew Buffaloes against the Japanese in Malaya and Singapore 1941 - 1942. The squadron was reformed in Britain in mid 1942 and flew fighter sweeps over occupied Europe in Spitfires. 453 Squadron supported the D-Day landings and operated from forward airfields in France and Belgium. The squadron attacked targets in Holland and was part of the Allied occupation of Germany.
Lest We Forget