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17-February-2016
17-February-2016

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Wrigley Parade commemorates Air Vice-Marshal H. N. Wrigley who commanded this base from 30 October 1936 to 13 February 1939 and to commemorate his achievement in 1919 of the first south-north flight from Point Cook to Dar­win in a BE-2e aircraft accompanied by his me­chanic Sergeant A. W. Murphy.

Location

Address:Sir Richard Williams Avenue, R.A.A.F. Laverton, Laverton, 3028
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.859093
Long: 144.759795
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Street
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Front Inscription

This road­way is named in honour of AVM H.N. Wrigley CBE, DFC, AFC, who commanded this for­mation 30 October 1936 to 13 February 1939 and to commemorate his achievement in 1919 of the first south-north flight Point Cook to Dar­win in a BE-2e aircraft accompanied by his me­chanic Sgt A W Murphy

Source: MA
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