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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

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The plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 76 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) during World War Two.

The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

No. 76 Squadron was stablished in 1942,  and operated P-40 Kittyhawk fighter aircraft in the South West Pacific theatre during World War Two. Following the end of hostilities it re-equipped with P-51 Mustangs and formed part of Australia's contribution to the occupation of Japan until disbanding in 1948.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280369
Long: 149.147739
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 1st October, 2003
Front Inscription

To commemorate those who served in 76 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force in action South West Pacific area

Second World War

We will remember them

 

Source: MA
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