Pilot Officer Geoffrey Taaffe & Sergeant Alan BatesPrint Page
A plaque commemorates Pilot Officer Geoffrey Edgar Taaffe and Sergeant Alan Frederick Bates who were killed when their Wirraway aircraft crashed in January 1943.
|Address:||San Mateo Avenue, Koorlong, 3501|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.260263|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||21-January-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||21-January-1943|
In memory of P/O Geoffrey Edgar Taaffe aged 23 years and Sgt Alan Frederick Bates aged 19 years both RAAF who crashed near this site while flying Wirraway A20-349 on 21 January 1943
Donor : Mildura Rural City Council