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13-November-2013
13-November-2013
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

Plaque commemorates Flight Lieutenant Douglas Pitt who lost his life in a plane crash in January 1944.

Location

Address:61 Davey Street, Chapel, Airforce Association of Tasmania, Hobart, 7000
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.886507
Long: 147.32682
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:21-January-1944
Actual Event End Date:21-January-1944

Dedication

Front Inscription

Per Ardua ad Astra

To the memory of Douglas H F Pitt Ft Lieut RAAF

After long service with the RAAF including operations over Arabia, Ethopia & several phases of the North Africa campaign, he attained the rank of Squadron Leader.

He lost his life in an air crash at Cranfield, Eng. January 21 1944  Aged 26

One who fought to right a wrong

Source: MA
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