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The plaque commemorates James Oliver Borain who was killed in a Royal Australian Air Force training accident at Wagga in September 1940 during World War Two.  

A funeral party from No. 23 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force will attend the funeral of Leading Air craftsman James Oliver Borain, 18 of West End which will take place at the Crematorium, Mt. Thompson, tomorrow. Leading Aircraftsman Borain, was killed with two others when a training plane crashed at Wagga (N.S.W.) on Friday. 
The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld),  9 September 1940.


Address:Vulture & Sussex Streets, West End Uniting Church, West End, 4101
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.481253
Long: 153.012842
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:06-September-1940
Actual Event End Date:06-September-1940


Front Inscription

To the glory of God 

And in memory of Leading Aircraftsman James Oliver Borain R.A.A.F.

Killed in the service of his country on the 6th September 1940. - Aged 18 Years 10 Mts.

"Certainly I will be with thee"





Source: MA
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