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13-June-2021 (Henry Moulds)
13-June-2021 (Henry Moulds)

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The plaque commemorates those from 31 Beaufighter Squadron which was based at Coomalie Creek during World War Two. The plaque is contained on a Remembrance Wall at the Museum.

The Squadron was first formed in August 1942 and was disbanded in July 1946 after seeing action against the Japanese in the South West Pacific Theatre of World War Two. During the war, the Squadron operated the Bristol Beaufighter, which it flew in the long-range fighter and ground attack role


Address:557 Stuart Highway , Australian Aviation Heritage Centre, Remembrance Wall, Winnellie, 0820
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.425509
Long: 130.895642
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1944


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1995
Front Inscription

To commemorate those who served in the Royal Australian Air Force 31 Beaufighter Squadron

Based at Coomalie Creek 1942 - 1944 and from there operating into South West Pacific Area

We will remember them

Dedicated August 1995


Source: MA
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