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16-November-2015
16-November-2015

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Edgar Johnstone Laneway commemorates Captain Edgar Charles Johnston who was the superintendant of aerodromes with the Civil Aviation Branch of the Depart­ment of Defence, and selected the site of Essendon Airport in May 1921.

Location

Address:20 English Street, Essendon Airport, Airways Museum, Essendon Fields, 3041
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.725968
Long: 144.895135
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Aviation
Actual Event STart Date:21-November-1937
Actual Event End Date:21-November-1937

Dedication

Front Inscription

The naming of this laneway commemorates Captain Edgar Charles Johnston D.F.C. (1896 - 1988) who as superintendant of aerodromes with the Civil Aviation Branch of the Depart­ment of Defence, selected the site of Essendon Airport in May 1921

                              

Source: MA
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