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Memorial fountain commemorates R.A.A.F. pilot James Whitford who was killed on war service at Point Cook. Whitford was a champion pilot of the Royal Aero Club of New South Wales in 1938-1939.
|Address:||Park Road & First Avenue, Five Dock Park, Five Dock, 2046|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.868238|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-November-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-November-1939|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 1st June, 1941|
DEDICATED by the CITIZENS and FRIENDS
to the MEMORY of
Pilot Officer JAMES RICHMOND WHITFORD (R.A.A.F.)
Killed on WAR SERVICE
POINT COOK, VICTORIA , November 29th, 1939
Aged 27 years
CHAMPION PILOT, Royal Aero Club 1938-1939
Haberfield-Five Dock-Abbotsford Sub-Branch of the
Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen's
Imperial League of Australia
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Late Civil Aviation Instructor to Airflite Pty. Ltd.
Kingsford Smith Aerodrome, Mascot