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A plaque on war memorial commemorates those who lost their lives when an Avro Anson crashed near Biggenden on a return flight from operations in the Pacific in 1942 during World War Two. 

The tribute plaque erected by Ray Cook and Walter White was added to the memorial on Anzac Day 1993 and commemorates Pilot Sergeant Hodges and flight crew Sergeants Kilpatrick and Clark who died in the crash.

Location

Address:Victoria and Frederick Streets, Biggenden War Memorial , Biggenden, 4621
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.510359
Long: 152.046535
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:05-June-1942
Actual Event End Date:05-June-1942
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th April, 1993
Front Inscription

A tribute to 

Pilot : Sgt. Hodges J. G.
Crew : Sgts. Kilpatrick S. L. & Clark T. B.

Killed when Mk 1 Avro Anson W1608 of No. 7 (Res) Sqn. RAAF. Bundaberg crashed near Biggenden when returning an operational flight over the Pacific on 5 - 6 - 1942

Rrected by Ray Cook and Walter White 

 

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