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14-December-2013
14-December-2013
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Plaque commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is the air force branch of the Australian Defence Force. The RAAF was formed in March 1921. It continues the traditions of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC), which was formed on 22 October 1912.

Location

Address:520 Sandy Bay Road, St Stephen`s Anglican Church, Sandy Bay, 7005
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.908636
Long: 147.346241
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1921
Approx. Event End Date:1971

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th April, 1971
Front Inscription

1921  1971

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force

This plaque was unveiled by the Governor of Tasmania, His Excellency Lieutenant General Sir Edric Bastyan KCMG, KCVO, KBE, CB., on 4th April, 1971

A gift of the Air force Association (Tasmania Division)

Source: MA
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