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19-February-2016
19-February-2016
Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A stained glass window commemorates Flight Lieutenant Roderick Russell Herbert Bowes, who was killed in action in May 1943 during World War Two.  He was flying Hurricane BN880.

Location

Address:Art School Road & Tower Road, Geelong Grammar School Chapel, Corio, 3214
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.069637
Long: 144.399168
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:21-May-1943
Actual Event End Date:21-May-1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

India 

Killed on active service

Maiskhal 21st May 1943

Flt. Lieut. Roderick Russell Herbert Bowes, D. F. C. 

79th Squadron. R.A.F.

Sacrifice

Greater love hath no mand than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Source: MA
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