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23-September-2013
23-September-2013
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A plaque commemorates Andrew Duke of Oxford, Mississippi, United States of America who was killed when he crashed in a Lockheed P38 airplane in August 1943 while stationed at Mareeba during World War Two. 

Location

Address:Vicary Road, Mareeba Airfield, Mareeba, 4880
State:QLD
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.070278
Long: 145.433056
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners
Actual Event STart Date:09-August-1943
Actual Event End Date:09-August-1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

MAREEBA AERODROME  1939 - 1945

This Plaque Is Dedicated To The Memory Of
ANDREW KENDALL DUKE, 22 years,
Of Oxford, Mississippi U.S.A.,
Who Was Killed When His Lockheed P38
Lightning Fighter Bomber
Crashed Near Biboohra
On 9th August, 1943

Source: MA
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