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A monument commemorates Flight-Sergeant J. Jenkins and Sergeant V. Sutherst who were killed when Beaufighter A19-61 crashed during a mock training "ground attack" north of Cootamundra in 1942. 

Location

Address:Olympic Way, 5 kilometres north of Cootamundra, Cootamundra, 2590
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.601778
Long: 148.078833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th April, 1990
Front Inscription

                In Memory Of
Flt/Sgt. Jenkins, J.E. And Sgt. Sutherst, V.
Killed In RAAF Beaufighter At This Site
While Training For Operation In The
Pacific War Zone On 21-9-1942.
          This Stone Was Laid By
    Members Of 31 Beaufighter Assoc., 
            Cootamundra R.S.L.
The People Of Shire Of Cootamundra

               Lest We Forget
                28th April, 1990

Source: MA,NRWM
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