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RAAF Wagga Apprentices Memorial Plaque
RAAF Wagga Apprentices Memorial Plaque

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The memorial commemorates the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) Wagga Apprentices and Junior Equipment and Administrative Trainees who died in service or subsequently. The memorial was erected on the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the Apprenticeship Scheme.

 

Location

Address:Sturt Highway & Newton Road, RAAF Heritage Centre , Forest Hill, 2651
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.149472
Long: 147.467694
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Approx. Event Start Date:1948
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th January, 1988
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO RAAF WAGGA 
APPRENTICES AND JUNIOR EQUIPMENT AND 
ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEES WHO DIED DURING SERVICE
OR SUBSEQUENTLY

"AND OFT TIME COMETH OUR WISE LORD GOD, 
MASTER OF EVERY TRADE , ...AND THEY RISE TO 
THEIR FEET AS HE PASSES BY, GENTLEMEN UNAFRAID."  
                                                          
RUDYARD KIPLING 

ERECTED BY THE 40 IN 88 REUNION COMMITTEE ON 
THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE
APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME IN THE BICENTENARY YEAR

25TH JANUARY  1988                        P.J.FLOOD
                                                            CHAIRMAN

 

 

Source: MA
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