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Olney Bell
Olney Bell

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The Olney Bell commemorates Flying Officer Lesley Olney, an RAAF officer who served in the Katherine area during World War Two. He was killed in an aircraft crash at South Goulburn Island in 1943.

The bell was erected by former officers of R.A.A.F Survey and Design Unit whose headquarters were located at the Old Katherine High School .The bell was relocated to the cenotaph in 1989. 


Address:O`Shea Terrace, Katherine Cenotaph, O`Shea Park, Katherine, 0850
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -14.4625
Long: 132.259928
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:29-May-1943
Actual Event End Date:29-May-1943


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1954
Front Inscription

   Memorial Bell
Flying Officer L.K.Olney
 Died at Katherine
12th Survey Design Unit


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