Flying Officer V. F. Curtis & Sergeant W. G. SimpkinsPrint Page
A plaque commemorates Flying Officer V. F. Curtis and Sergeant W. G. Simpkins who were killed when their Wirraway aircraft crashed in January 1943.
|Address:||Sturt Highway, Merrinee, 3496|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.257017|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||06-January-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||06-January-1943|
In memory of F/O V. F. Curtis aged 24 years of Elwood (Vic) and Sgt W. G. Simpkins aged 19 of Mosman (NSW) both RAAF who crashed near this site while flying Wirraway A20-69 on 6 January 1943.
Donor : Mildura Branch RAAFA