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31 Beaufighter Squadron
31 Beaufighter Squadron
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A plaque commemorates members of 31 Beaufighter Squadron who are buried at Adelaide River Cemetery.

No. 31 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) airbase support squadron. It was formed in August 1942 and disbanded in July 1946 after seeing action against the Japanese in the South West Pacific theatre of World War Two. During the war, it operated the Bristol Beaufighter, which it operated in long-range fighter and ground-attack missions.

Location

Address:Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Adelaide River, 0846
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -13.231499
Long: 131.114363
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

Front Inscription

 31 BEAUFIGHTER SQUADRON MEMBERS
    BURIED HERE AT ADELAIDE RIVER

                          (Names)

          WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Source: TOH, MA
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