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The Mal Cotterel Memorial Oval commemorates Squadron Leader Mal Cotterell who was tragically killed in August 1991.   He was killed in the crash of a PC9 aircraft.

 

 

Location

Address:Aerodrome Road, East Sale RAAF Base, Mal Cotterell Memorial Oval, East Sale, 3850
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.105586
Long: 147.125299
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event STart Date:05-August-1991
Actual Event End Date:05-August-1991

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 1988
Front Inscription

THE MAL COTTERELL
MEMORIAL OVAL
The Oval Was Named On The 15 March 1992
            By
MRS. LINDA COTTERELL
Wife Of Sqnldr. Mal Cotterell.
Mal, A Flight Commander
At The Central Flying School,
In The Company Of His Student Capt.
Mohd Tadjudin RMAF,
Died In A PC9 Crash On The 5 August 1991.
Mal Was A Keen Member Of
The R.A.A.F. East Sale Hockey Club.
PER ARDUA AD ASTRA

 

Source: MA
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