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13-July-2016
13-July-2016
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The Wilkinson Block of the Ogilvie High School commemorates Flying Officer R. H. Wilkinson who was serving with 5 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) n. RAAF when he was accidentally killed at Cryon, NBew South Wales in September 1942 in the crash of Wirraway A20-288.

 

Location

Address:228 New Town Road, Ogilvie High School, New Town, 7008
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.856058
Long: 147.299691
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:28-September-1942
Actual Event End Date:28-September-1942

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1997
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Wilkinson Block

W Block is named in memory of Mr R. H. Wilkinson who as the first boy Head Prefect in 1937.  He died serving australia as a Royal Australian Air Force officer in 1942.

Donated by the 1997 Prefect Board

 

Source: MA
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