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A plaque commemorates Pilot officer McFadyen, the Hahndorf`s band side drummer, who joined the band in 1939 and played with them for two years before being enlisted. He was a Spitfire pilot and his plane was shot down as he returned home from his final mission in December 1944.

Although he tried to land safely he crashed and his remains were reported to have been found in Belgium.

Location

Address:15 Balhannah Road, Hahndorf Town Band, Hahndorf, 5245
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.027394
Long: 138.812564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:08-December-1944
Actual Event End Date:08-December-1944

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2009
Source: MA
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