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30-April-2014
30-April-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque commemorates Flying Officer Paul W Richardson who was killed on August 24th 1944 in Burma during World War Two.

Flying Officer Richardson and his crew were engaged in dropping supplies when their plane encountered a dense bank of cloud and crashed into a hillside. All the crew were killed.   He was serving with 194 Squadron Royal Air Force, flying a Douglas Dakota, serial number FZ644.

Location

Address:Templeton Street, St Paul`s Anglican Church, Clunes, 3370
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.294432
Long: 143.783299
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:24-August-1944
Actual Event End Date:24-August-1944

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the glory of God 

In memory of F/O. Paul W. W. Richardson R.A.A.F. Treasurer of this Church

Killed at Khamason, Burma
August 24th 1944.

Erected by friends at St pauls Church.

"Per Ardua Ad Astra"

Source: MA,SKP
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