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Sir Richard Williams Avenue commemorates Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, KBE, CB, DSO, who was the first Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.)
He was a pioneer member of the Australian Flying Corps and became the first Australian military pilot on 12 November 1914.
|Address:||Sir Richard Williams Avenue, R.A.A.F. Laverton, Laverton, 3028|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.862351|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 27th March, 1977|
Sir Richard Williams Avenue.
This street is named in honour of Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, KBE, CB, DSO, first Chief of the Air Staff, RAAF. Sir Richard was a pioneer member of the Australian Flying Corps and gained his wings on 12 November 1914, the first Australian military pilot to do so. He is affectionately known as 'The Father of the RAAF'.
This plaque was unveiled by Sir Richard Williams on 27 March 1977