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22-July-2021
22-July-2021

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The Dakota propellor commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the formation of the Royal Australian Air Force in March 1921.

The Air Force was separated from the Army on 31 March 1921 and was formed as an independent service; in May that year King George V gave his assent for the service to use the prefix "Royal" and this came into effect on 13 August 1921.

Location

Address:2 Wharf Street, South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club, South Grafton, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.700451
Long: 152.939371
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event Start Date:31-March-1921
Actual Event End Date:31-March-1996

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1996
Front Inscription

This Dakota propeller was donated to the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club by the R. A. A. F. Association - Clarence Valley Branch -

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the R. A. A. F. formed on 31st March 1921

September 1996

Source: MA
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