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23-February-2016
23-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A plaque commemorates Flying Officer A. S. Knapman & Flying Officer R. Byrne who were killed when their Boomerang aircrafts crashed in June 1944.

 

Location

Address:Amos Road, Cullulleraine, 3496
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.278938
Long: 141.598101
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:01-June-1944
Actual Event End Date:01-June-1944

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of F/O A.S. Knapman (26) and F/O R. Byrne (26) both RAAF who collided near this site while flying Boomerangs A46-44 and A46-14 on 1 June 1944.

Donor : Ron & Joy Adams

Source: MA
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