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17_March-2015
17_March-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
The plaque commemorates those who served with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airfield Construction Squadrons from 1942 to 1974.

Location

Address:Federal Highway, RAAF Memorial Grove, Majura, 2609
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.211571
Long: 149.190164
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1974
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2014
Front Inscription
Dedicated to all those who served from 1942 to 1974 with
RAAF 61 & 62 Works Wing and Number 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8
7 14 Mobile Works Squadrons
Number 3, 4, & 9 Works Maintenance Units and
Number 10 & 11 Works Supply Units and
Number 12 & 13 Survey and Design Units
In 1944 designated Airfied Construction Squadrons 

They constructed airfields facilities in Australia  New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, Phillipines, Borneo, Japan, Cocos Islands, Malaya, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. 

"We prepared the way" 
Source: DVA , MA
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