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Commemorates the members of the Royal Australian Air Force who served in the Catalina Flying Boat Squadrons and Air Sea Rescue Flights during World War Two
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Remembrance Garden, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 11th November, 2008|
Cataline Flying Boats. First and furthest
Commemorating members of the Royal Australian Air Force who served during the Second World War in
Catalina Flying Boat Sqaudrons 11, 20, 42 & 43
Air Sea Rescue Flights 111, 112, 113, 114 & 115
Seaplane training flights, operational training flights, flying boat repair depots, repair and maintenance units, operational base units and marine sections.
RAAF flying boats flew on patrol, escort, reconnaissance, bombing, mine laying, escort, rescue and combined operations in the Pacific and Indian and South China Sea.
Lest We Forget. Unveiled 11 November 2008