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

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

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


Address:Carey Street, Lions Brolga Park, Giru, 4809
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.514872
Long: 147.104633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster


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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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