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Whitford Memorial Dedication Programme
Whitford Memorial Dedication Programme

Photographs supplied by Terry Roberts

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.

Location

Address:Park Road & First Avenue, Five Dock Park, Five Dock, 2046
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.868238
Long: 151.132976
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:29-November-1939
Actual Event End Date:29-November-1939

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st June, 1941
Front Inscription

 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
                 AVIATOR PATRON 
Haberfield-Five Dock-Abbotsford Sub-Branch of the 
Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen's 
             Imperial League of Australia 

               *                    *                       *

Late Civil Aviation Instructor to Airflite Pty. Ltd. 
     Kingsford Smith Aerodrome, Mascot 

 

 

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