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RAAF Wagga Apprentices Memorial
RAAF Wagga Apprentices Memorial

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

A monument commemorates the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) Wagga Apprentices and Junior Equipment and Administrative Trainees who died in service or subsequently. The memorial was erected on the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the Apprenticeship Scheme.

 

Location

Address:Sturt Highway & Newton Road, RAAF Heritage Centre , Forest Hill, 2551
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.149472
Long: 147.467694
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1948
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th January, 1988
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO RAAF WAGGA APPRENTICES AND JUNIOR EQUIPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEES WHO DIED DURING SERVICE OR SUBSEQUENTLY

"AND OFT TIME COMETH OUR WISE LORD GOD, MASTER OF EVERY TRADE , ...AND THEY RISE TO THEIR FEET AS HE PASSES BY, GENTLEMEN UNAFRAID."   RUDYARD KIPLING 

ERECTED BY THE 40 IN 88 REUNION COMMITTEE ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME IN THE BICENTENARY YEAR

25TH JANUARY  1988                                              P.J.FLOOD

                                                                                      CHAIRMAN

 

 

Source: MA
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