Pilot Officer V. A. HowardPrint Page
A monument commemorates Pilot Officer V. A. Howard who died in October 1943 during World War Two. The memorial was originally located at Beatrice Creek School.
Mr Howard was the first teacher at Beatrice Creek School.
On Friday, May 4. the school held its Arbor Day picnic. There were races for the children, and afternoon tea was served. A large crowd assembled to see the unveiling of the monument to the late Mr. V. A. Howard, which took place at 4 p.m. Mr.
Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld), 15 May 1945.
|Address:||Eungella Road, Old Finch Hatton Railway Station, Finch Hatton, 4756|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -21.140602|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-October-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-October-1943|
In Memory Of
Pilot Officer V. A. Howard
Killed While Serving
His Country In R.A.A.F.
He Opened This School Nov 1936
Died 29th Oct 1943
Beloved By All
This Memorial To
Pilot Officer Howard
Was Moved To Its Present Site
From Beatrice Creek School
After It Closed