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17-March-2015
17-March-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque commemorates those who served with No 458 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (R. A. A. F.) during World War Two. 
 

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:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

Honouring those who served in 458 Squadron RAAF during World War II

Formed at Williamtown, (NSW) in 1941 458 Squadron flew Wellington aircraft over Europe from Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

The Squadron later operated from North Africa, Malta, Sardinia, Italy and Gibraltar in bombing, anti-shipping and anti-submarine strikes in support of the North African and Italian Campaigns

The Squadron was disbanded on 9 June 1945 in Gibraltar

Lest We Forget


 

Source: MA
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