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Royal Australian Air Force Memorial : 26-September-2011
Royal Australian Air Force Memorial : 26-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the personnel who served with the Royal Australian Air Force during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

Commemorating members of the Royal Australian Air Force who served during the Second World War in :

Catalina Flying Boat Squadrons 11, 20, 42 & 43

Air Sea Rescue Flights 111, 112, 113, 114 & 115

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, bombin, mine laying and combined operations in the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and South China Sea

Lest We Forget

Plaque 2 :

THIS SPOTTED GUM IS DEDICATED TO RAAF CATALINA SQUADRONS AND ASSOCIATED FLYING BOAT UNITS AND THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED THEREIN. 1939 – 1945.

LEST WE FORGET

 

Source: MA
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