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Frank Langford and Douglas Batzloff : 25-April-2011
Frank Langford and Douglas Batzloff : 25-April-2011

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The monument commemorates Flight Lieutenants Frank Langford and Douglas Batzloff who died in a plane crash at Saddle Mountain in March 1947.

Location

Address:Carey Street, Lions Brolga Park, Giru, 4809
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.514872
Long: 147.104633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Miltary

Dedication

Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF 
FLIGHT LIEUTENANT FRANK LANGFORD
Of Sydney
And 
FLIGHT LIEUTENANT DOUGLAS BATZLOFF
Of Toowoomba
Who Died In The Crash Of An 
RAAF Mosquito Reconnaissance Aircraft
At Saddle Mountain, Cromarty
On 25 March 1947.
Their Families And Friends,
The RAAF And The Cromarty Community
Will Never Forget Them.
Australia Is Fortunate
To Have Had Such Fine Young Men
Serve Their Nation.  
Their Names Will Live Forever. 
Located By Bob Hall, Dan McAllister
And Claude Hall Of Cromarty
On 31st March 1947

Source: MA,SKP
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